Commonly treated Sports Injuries at Evolve Sports Injury Clinic

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At Evolve injury clinic we have experience treating and managing a vast variety of injuries and conditions.

These are just a few of the common injuries and conditions that we tailor individual rehabilitation and treatment plans for, to help you achieve a functional lifestyle. Each treatment plan will have your personal goals and lifestyle at the heart of our approach.

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Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains tend to occur during movements that involve a rapid change of direction, especially on uneven surfaces.

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Shin Splints

Medial tibial stress syndrome aka shin splints is an overuse injury that occurs in the lower part of the shin. Shin splints are defined as ‘exercise- induced pain along the posterior tibial border caused by repetitive loading stress’. This is an overuse injury that can be linked to sudden changes in the training program.

Arch of the foot being held with hands

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the result of collagen degeneration of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia becomes irritated through an increased pressure. If you have plantar fasciitis you are likely to be experiencing pain at the bottom of your foot when weight bearing.

Knee Ligament examination

Knee Ligament Injuries

There are 4 main ligaments of the knee. These ligaments stabilise the knee. Knee ligament strains can be classified into three different categories: Mild, painful, minimal tearing of the ligament fibres. Moderate, painful, significant tearing and ligament fibres Severe, complete rupture of the fibres

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ITB Syndrome

ITB syndrome is a common knee injury that usually results in pain and/or tenderness in the lateral aspect of the knee.

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Piriformis syndrome is a musculoskeletal condition that results in buttock or hip pain. Piriformis syndrome results in neural symptoms due to injury or irritation in the piriformis muscle.

Hand on the lower back feeling pain


Sciatica is often referred to as any back pain or back pain that radiates into the leg. However, this isn’t true, sciatica is specific to pain that is a direct result of sciatic nerve or sciatic nerve root pathology.

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Lower back pain

There are various causes of lower back pain and it can affect people of all ages and sporting abilities.

Bent elbow being held

Tennis/Golfers elbow

Tennis and golfers’ elbow are very similar injuries and despite their names, you do not need to be playing golf or tennis to be suffering from these injuries. The difference between these two injuries is where the pain is located. Tennis elbow refers to pain on the lateral aspect of the elbow. Whereas Golfers Elbow refers to pain on the medial aspect of the elbow. These injuries are both overuse injuries where the tendon becomes overloaded through repetitive force.

Head & Neck being manipulated

Neck pain

There are various reasons as to why someone may be suffering with neck pain. After the root cause of the pain has been assessed, treatment can be carried out.

Painful Wrist being held by hand

Joint pain

There are various reasons as to why someone may be suffering with joint pain. After the root cause of the pain has been assessed, treatment can be carried out

Hand holding the calf muscle after muscle strain

Muscle tears and strains

Muscle tears or strains occur when the muscle cannot cope with the stress they are put under. This type of injury happens due to a powerful contraction or overstretching of the muscle.

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Tendon and ligament injuries

Injuries to the tendons and ligaments can happen for various reasons. Both tendon and ligament injuries can occur due to overuse or due to strains. They type of treatment you receive will all depend upon the type of injury you have sustained and the mechanism of injury.

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  • Friday09:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday08:30 - 14:00
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