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Knee and Muscular Injuries Craig Gregory APA Sports Physiotherapist. Outline. Knee and Muscle Anatomy Common knee and muscular injuries Injury prevention strategies - Foam roller, massage - Stretching - Strength - Taping / Bracing - Walking Poles Recovery. Knee Anatomy.

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outline
Outline
  • Knee and Muscle Anatomy
  • Common knee and muscular
  • injuries
  • Injury prevention strategies
  • - Foam roller, massage
  • - Stretching
  • - Strength
  • - Taping / Bracing
  • - Walking Poles
  • Recovery
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Knee Anatomy

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome (ITBFS)

common knee injuries
Common Knee Injuries

* Key – Prompt and accurate diagnosis *

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Common Knee Injuries
  • Acute
  • - Ligament Sprain / Tear – MCL/ACL
  • - Meniscus Tear
  • - Patella subluxation / Dislocation
  • - Bursitis – Pes Anserinus, Pre-patellar
  • - Fracture
  • Chronic
  • - Patella Tendinosis
  • - Patello-femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
  • - ITBFS
  • - Fat pad impingement
  • - Degenerative meniscus tear
  • - Osteoarthritis
common muscular injuries
Common Muscular Injuries
  • Strain or tear of:
  • - Calf – commonly medial gastroc
  • - Quadriceps
  • - Hamstrings
  • - Gluteal muscles
  • Lumbar spine (low back) strain
injury prevention strategies
Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Massage

- Self massage – foam roller, Pocket Physio, tennis/golf ball, spikey or trigger balls

- massage into quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteals, calves, lower back

- before and after walks or exercise sessions.

  • - Remedial or Sports Massage
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Stretching
  • – Static / Dynamic

When?

- after gentle warm-up

- before and after training

What?

- Long / Short Calf, Quadriceps,

Hamstrings, Gluteals, Hip

Flexors, Posterior Chain

How much?

- 3 x 30-60 sec holds

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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Strengthening
  • - High Repetitions to train muscle endurance
  • - Aim for muscle fatigue = “burn”
  • - Train muscles used during walking up and
  • down hills and steps:
  • - gluteals
  • - quadriceps
  • - hamstrings
  • - calves
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Gluteals / Hip Abductors
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Squats / Lunges - body weight or weighted
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Step Up – Front or lateral
  • Leg Press – Double and Single leg
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Hamstrings – curls, bridges, stiff leg deadlifts arabesque
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Calf Raises – double or single leg, bodyweight or with weights, on a step or ramp
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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Taping / Bracing
  • - May provide
  • - compression

- stability

- assistance with patella tracking

- unloading of tendon, fat pad

- Rigid tape vs Kinesio / Rocktape

- Depends on injury history

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Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Walking Poles – are they beneficial?

- supports weight and relieves stress on ankles,

knees, hips and lower back by approx 20-30%.

- provide extra stability on uneven ground

or when crossing streams.

- helps to engage core and postural muscles.

recovery
Recovery
  • Most neglected part of training & competition
  • Poor recovery → fatigue & ↓ performance
  • Recovery options
    • - Sleeping / Relaxation
  • - Nutrition / Hydration
  • - Massage
  • - Stretching
  • - Ice Baths / Hot-Cold Contrast Therapy
  • - Compression Garments eg. Skins
  • - Active Recovery / Rest Days
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