ACL Injury Treatment in Townsville

Posted by Physio in Blog on August 12th, 2020 | No Comments

ACL injury – the end of a sporting career? Or is there a different narrative? Blog by Pierre Joubert: Physiotherapy Australia has the highest reported rate of ACL injuries in the world and in the last 15 years it has … Continue reading

Pierre Joubert/Physiotherapist/Physio on Ross What is a Plica? A plica is commonly found on the anteromedial aspect of the knee, it is a fold of synovial membrane/ tissue. Plicae are only present in about 50% of the population and are … Continue reading

I sprained my Ankle!

Posted by Physio in Blog on July 21st, 2020 | No Comments

I sprained my ankle! “She’ll be right?” As Physio’s we often hear people say things like. “I rolled my ankle, but I did no rehab on it.” “I injured my ankle in soccer and it’s never felt the same.” “I … Continue reading

What is Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome (PAES)?   PAES is a rare vascular condition that typically effects the younger athletic population when exercising or playing sport (under the age of 30). PAES is where the main artery behind the knee … Continue reading

Heat vs Ice

Posted by Physio in Blog on July 10th, 2020 | No Comments

HEAT  vs  ICE Blog by Pierre Joubert The general rule is you use ICE for injuries and HEAT for muscular pain/tightness. Why is that? Let’s firstly look at Ice: The physical effect of applying ice on the body is the … Continue reading