Understanding ACL injuries

Understanding ACL injuries

Injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are common but they can have profound implications for joint stability and overall wellbeing. What is the ACL? The ACL is one of the four major ligaments that stabilise your knee joint. Though it can twist a little,...
Telltale signs of an ACL injury

Telltale signs of an ACL injury

“My life came crashing down.”  That’s how Matilda’s captain, Sam Kerr, describes the 2014 ACL injury, which almost ruled her out of the 2015 World Cup.  It’s a sentiment shared by many Australian athletes and weekend warriors who have experienced a similar injury. An...
Sports injuries at the elite level

Sports injuries at the elite level

To succeed as an elite athlete, you need a strong, healthy body. That’s fostered through regular training to improve fitness, a healthy diet and rejuvenating sleep.  Thanks to that disciplined lifestyle, elite athletes tend to be healthier than the general population....