Tag Archives: sports injuries

Achilles Tendon Pain

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Midportion Achilles tendinopathy is a chronic, painful condition sometimes referred to as Achilles Tendinosis, Achilles tendinitis or Achilles heel pain. For the sake of simplicity and for the purpose of this article I will refer to Midportion Achilles tendinopathy as Achilles …

Cortisone Injections, are they the best option?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Often when experiencing the pain of chronic conditions such as tennis elbow, shoulder or back pain the injection of corticosteroids (often referred to as steroids or cortisone injections) is offered as a quick and easy form of pain relief. Corticosteroids …

Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition characterised by pain, tingling or numbness of the palm side of the thumb and first three fingers. The onset is usually gradual and symptoms are often first noticed at night. Symptoms can include pain, …

Acupuncture for Osteoarthritis of the Knee (knee arthritis)

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of chronic arthritis. It affects the day to day activities of more than 1.7 million Australians. Osteoarthritis of the knee can make it painful and difficult to perform simple daily tasks such …

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Sports Injuries we commonly treat: Knees and Ankles, ligament tears or strains, osteoarthritis, runners knee. Feet, ligament tears or strains, plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, Achilles tendon pain Back & Neck, disc prolapse, back pain, neck pain Elbow and Wrist,  tennis elbow (tendonitis/tendinosis), golfer’s …