Common Causes of Lower Limb Injuries

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Stuart Hinds explains the common causes of leg and foot injuries


Many common lower limb injuries could be avoided!

Research has shown that more than half (54%) of sports-related injuries refer to the lower extremities.

Just about anyone who is regularly active will be familiar with, or know someone who has suffered from runner's knee, shin splints, foot or ankle pain.

Whilst these injuries may often stem from a complex chain, or from trauma, many common 'over-use' injuries of the lower limbs are predictable and could be avoided.

In the video above, Stuart Hinds describes the most common causes and the best ways to keep your lower limbs in good shape.


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About the author

Stuart Hinds is one of Australia’s leading soft tissue therapists, with over 27 years of experience as a practitioner, working with elite sports athletes, supporting Olympic teams, educating and mentoring others as well as running a highly successful clinic in Geelong.

Stuart has a strong following of practitioners across Australia and globally who tap into his expertise as a soft-tissue specialist. He delivers a range of highly sought after seminars across Australia, supported by online videos, webinars and one-on-one mentoring to help support his colleagues to build successful businesses.

In 2016, Stuart was awarded a lifetime membership to Massage & Myotherapy Australia for his significant support and contribution to the industry.


This trigger point therapy blog is intended to be used for information purposes only and is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or to substitute for a medical diagnosis and/or treatment rendered or prescribed by a physician or competent healthcare professional. This information is designed as educational material, but should not be taken as a recommendation for treatment of any particular person or patient. Always consult your physician if you think you need treatment or if you feel unwell. 


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