How to recover from a sprained ankle

Have you ever experienced the immediate searing pain from a rolled or sprained ankle? How about repeated experiences of this? Or are you the person who has rolled their ankle/s so many times now that it happens daily, with no obvious challenge? Chances are most of you have had the first of second experience but…

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Exercise And Covid

Covid-19 has posed many challenges to our community over the past 2 years. While grappling with disruptions to work and family arrangements, the impacts on our overall wellbeing and health have become apparent as we have been forced to abandon many of our essential strategies for coping – time with extended family and friends, vacations,…

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Always Getting Injured Part 2

Injuries are no fun. The pain is genuinely draining. But the same injury or pain coming back again and again after you thought you had dealt with it? That takes the cake… In part 1 or this article we discussed the first 3 steps to break the cycle of recurrent injuries. Awareness and applying a…

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Plantar Faciitis

In our series about breaking the cycle of recurring injuries, I outlined the difference between Structural and Functional issues. Thankfully, although plantar fasciitis can be incredibly painful, it is an injury that falls into the functional category which means it can be addressed if you improve the way you move. What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar…

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Blog Banner Always Getting Injured

Do you have a pain or injury that just keeps coming back? That’s been on and off for so long that you now just think of it as part of your life? Initially perhaps you thought that you might be able to shake it off quickly and get back to your normal routine, a quick…

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Does Physio Work?

Everyone loves a good comeback story. That’s what most of our work at MTP revolves around. From seeing people get back to running after problematic knee injuries, to being able to hike again after chronic hip pain. We focus on paving a successful road to recovery. To us, this is how the experience of rehab…

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Pain Behind The Knee

Pain Behind the Knee: What Is It and How To Treat It?  The knee joint is categorised as a hinge joint that has the capacity to bend or flex, as well as having slight rotational components. This anatomical structure somewhat limits its Range of Motion, making it an inherently stable joint. This ‘stability that the…

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Injury

Why do all injuries occur? There is ONE simple principle that dictates why any musculoskeletal injury occurs: Load > Capacity When we really boil it down to its simplest components, that’s all there is to it. At the time you got injured, your tissue simply didn’t have the load-bearing capacity to tolerate the force that…

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What Is Pain

The Ultimate Guide to Pain Pain can be a complex, emotionally charged topic that truly is one of the most interesting phenomena faced in modern healthcare. It holds no bounds & affects people in a multitude of ways. And yet, for most people, it holds an authoritative quality to it. It tends to be demanding,…

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