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Hip Joint Labral Tears

SYMPTOMS

There is gradual onset of diffuse exercise-induced pain in the groin. Occasionally the patient experiences, and may be able to demonstrate, clicking from the groin in rotational movement. The hip joint is usually stiff and more painful in the morning than in the afternoon and rotational movements are most difficult. In severe cases […]

Medial Tibia Stress Syndrome

SYMPTOMS

There is gradual onset of diffuse or localised exercise-induced pain at the posterior medial aspect of the mid and distal tibia. This condition is common during pre-season training. It typically occurs as a result of sudden changes in training habits, such as increase in intensity or amount of impact.

AETIOLOGY

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Achilles Tendinopathy

SYMPTOMS

The athlete complains of gradual onset of diffuse exercise-induced pain or ache around the Achilles tendon. This is common in runners and in players during pre-season training in soccer, rugby and similar sports.

AETIOLOGY

‘Tendinopathy’ is a broad definition, encompassing a number of ailments that cause pain in this region. From the anatomical […]