Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow falls into that wide category of medical problems whose name does not really reflect their distribution or cause of onset. Whilst we do indeed see tennis players in the clinic with pain in their elbow, the majority of people we see with pain on the outside of their elbow (the classic site associated with a diagnosis of tennis elbow) have never...

Ankle Injury

Ankle Injury

Injuries to the ankle joint are the sports injury which is most often seen in the Accident and Emergency Department at the Hospital. Government figures suggest almost 2 million attendances to the hospital each year.   Types of ankle injury   Ankle sprain or strain – the only difference between a strain and a sprain is the second letter of...

Sports Injury Overview

Sports Injury Overview

  At one end of the spectrum, treatment of sports injuries is in many ways no different from treatment of injuries acquired by any other means and at the other end it can be the most challenging and stressful environment to work in.   Let me expand; the tissues in your body do not “know” how they have been injured, so it does not matter in...