How to prevent ACL tears

How to prevent an ACL tear Females athletes are 3.5 times more likely to sustain a non contact ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury than men.   ACL injuries can happen from contact ( an external force impacted the knee) or non contact (Nil external force).   The injury classically involves the subject’s foot being planted […]

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Are you receiving enough physiotherapy and rehab following your hip fracture?

Physiotherapy benefits following hip fractures A recent report “ Getting right, first time’ which followed up a report completed in 2012 found that 50% of those who sustained a hip fracture did not return to their former level of mobility.   Importance of getting rehab To reduce pain by normalizing range of movement. To gain […]

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When do I need an MRI for back pain?

When do I need an MRI for back pain? Back pain is felt in 80% of the population so it is no surprise that a lot of people who attend treatment at The Physio Crew, Fishponds present with it. One of the biggest questions people ask me is “Why have they not done an MRI to […]

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Fishponds: The Perfect place for physio!

The Physio Crew are please to announce the opening of our clinic at Xercise 4 Less in Fishponds, Bristol. No need to be a member just give us a call and we can get you booked in. Conveniently placed at Channons Hill retail park there’s easy access and free parking. With our expert knowledge and […]

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Risk factors for ACl injuries

What are the risk factors for ACL rupture in non contact sports? It is known that women are at a 4 to 6 times greater risk for sustaining a non-contact ACL injury compared to a male Risk factors can include environmental, hormonal, neuromuscular, anatomical. These include: Weather : Dry weather could increase the friction coefficient […]

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