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Exercise Prescription 364 200 admin

Exercise Prescription

A presentation I made to Physiotherapists regarding Exercise Prescription.

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groin
Groin Pain 101 364 200 admin

Groin Pain 101

Introduction: Groin pain is viewed as a difficult entity. There are multiple diagnostic terms, which can lead to confusion. Groin pain makes up 5% of all athletic injuries. It is…

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sciatica
Sciatica 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Sciatica

Introduction: Sciatica is a common and often disabling condition. It has an annual incidence of 1-5%, and a lifetime incidence of 15-40%. There is no sex difference, is rare under…

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Plantar Fasciitis 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis   Introduction: Plantar fasciitis is an extremely common and often disabling condition of the foot. It occurs in around 10% of the population, in all ages, but is…

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Platelet Rich Plasma Protein Injection 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Platelet Rich Plasma Protein Injection

PRPP Injection Dr Paul Annett MBBS, FACSP   Introduction: Plasama rich platelet protein (PRPP) injections are becoming a more widely accepted treatment alternative for managing chronic tendinopathy and also degenerative…

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Lumbar Stress Fracture 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Lumbar Stress Fracture

Lumbar Stress Fractures Introduction: Lumbar stress fractures are a common cause of lower back pain in adolescence. Up to 30% of athletes between 11-17 may have lower back pain, and…

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Exercise as Medicine 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Exercise as Medicine

A great video on the benefits of exercise for improving health. Exercise is the magic bullet for many health concerns, including hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease, depression and various…

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concussion
The Concussion Debate 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

The Concussion Debate

Sports related concussion has been very topical over the last few weeks. This has been highlighted by the recent ‘Four Corners’ program on the ABC. This outlined a condition know…

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Shoulder Instability 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Shoulder Instability

It was disappointing to hear that Kurt Gidley had succumbed to an unstable shoulder, sustaining a second dislocation of his shoulder this season. His shoulder had been unstable last season…

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Acute Injury Management 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Acute Injury Management

The methods of acute injury management are generally well known in the community, but I feel an overview of these will never go astray. This became even more relevant to…

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AC Joint Injury 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

AC Joint Injury

I see Josh Dugan of the Canberra Raiders has succumbed to an AC joint injury of his shoulder, reported as being grade 3 injury. The AC joint is formed between…

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Rehabilitation of Adductor Related Groin Pain 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Rehabilitation of Adductor Related Groin Pain

Chronic groin pain is a common injury in sports, especially in games such as soccer and hockey. The groin is a complex area involving the soft tissues of the inner…

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ACL Injuries in the Knee 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

ACL Injuries in the Knee

Unfortunately the start of the season has come with the first bout of ACL tears – James Tedesco from the Wests Tigers and a few in the AFL pre-season games,…

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Exertional Lower Leg Pain – Compartment Syndrome and Popliteal Artery Entrapment 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Exertional Lower Leg Pain – Compartment Syndrome and Popliteal Artery Entrapment

Exercise related lower leg pain is a common complaint in athletes. It is second only to the knee in overuse injuries to the lower limb in runners, and makes up…

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‘Stem Cell’ Therapy for Osteoarthritis 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

‘Stem Cell’ Therapy for Osteoarthritis

I was interested to hear the glowing report from Anthony Toupou of the Sharks after an injection of ‘stem cells’ into what I can assume is an arthritic knee complaint…

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The Sports Doctor 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

The Sports Doctor

Welcome to the Sports Doctor column. With the winter upon us we will be starting to see a steady stream of injuries in the various football codes. As usual they…

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The over 35’s Soccer Player 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

The over 35’s Soccer Player

I have been prompted to write this article after many years of treating the ‘over 35’s’ soccer player in my clinic. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you look at…

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Acute Lateral Ligament Sprain 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Acute Lateral Ligament Sprain

This video graphically demonstated the mechanism of an acute lateral ligament injury Tennis ankle

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Acute Ankle sprains 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Acute Ankle sprains

Management of Acute Ankle Sprains   Acute ankle sprains are an extremely common injury in both sport and the general community. The ‘garden variety’ ankle sprain involves the lateral ligament…

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Non-contact ACL Injury in a rugby league footballer 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Non-contact ACL Injury in a rugby league footballer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-JHKG-IUfo&context=C386377dADOEgsToPDskIS3L29ObT47CFAeuaG0GYU

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Syndesmosis Injury 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Syndesmosis Injury

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvcywAwj8rQ&context=C386377dADOEgsToPDskIS3L29ObT47CFAeuaG0GYU

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Frozen Shoulder 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Frozen Shoulder

Slides from presentation: Frozen Shoulder Presentation Slides More information on: Frozen Shoulder

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Injections In The Shoulder 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Injections In The Shoulder

This powerpoint presentation outlines the indications and methods for cortisone injections in the shoulder   ShoulderInjection

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Autologous Blood Injections, PRPP and Prolotherapy 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Autologous Blood Injections, PRPP and Prolotherapy

The treatments being discussed in this discussion paper are recommended in the management of chronic tendinopathy. The general consensus in sports medicine is that the pathology of tendon conditions is…

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Lower Leg Pain & Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Lower Leg Pain & Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Introduction Lower leg pain is relatively common in the running athlete. Studies have shown that it is second only to the knee in causing lower leg pain, and makes up…

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Chronic Groin Pain in the Athlete 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Chronic Groin Pain in the Athlete

Introduction Groin pain is viewed as a difficult entity. Groin pain makes up 5% of all athletic injuries. It is common in direction change sports such as soccer and AFL, …

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Acute Tear of the Medial Head of Gastrocnemius 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Acute Tear of the Medial Head of Gastrocnemius

Introduction Tears of the medial head of gastrocnemius are common, especially in the older or intermittent athlete – the so called ‘weekend warriors’. Males are more commonly implicated between their…

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Anterior knee pain 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Anterior knee pain

Introduction Anterior knee pain is a very common complaint. The most common diagnosis is that of patellofemoral joint pain syndrome (PFJPS), which may affect up to 25% of the population…

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Compartment pressure testing 364 200 Dr Paul Annett

Compartment pressure testing

A movie detailing Compartment Pressure Testing

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