At Gordon Physiotherapy Sports and Spinal we see a variety of injuries in the lower limbs.

Lower Limb Injuries

The Lower Limb

Injuries to the hip, thigh, knee, calf and foot typically occur during:

              • trauma – from a fall or direct hit
              • overuse – from sports or repetitive tasks

and can include:

              • weakened muscles
              • damage to soft tissue structures
              • poor walking patterns
              • injuries from overtraining
              • normal degenerative changes due to ageing
              • accelerated degenerative changes from previous injuries

 

Types of Lower Limb Injuries

Some of the frequently occurring lower limb injuries we treat at Gordon Physiotherapy include:

 

Sports Injuries of the Lower Limbs

There are a wide variety of sports injuries that affect the lower limbs, including: