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What To Do Next After You Roll Your Ankle?
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What To Do Next After You Roll Your Ankle?

It was a gorgeous sunny day, and while you were talking to your friend you unexpectedly missed the bottom step and ‘rolled’ your ankle. This is the common story we hear all the time.  What is a fractured ankle?  The two bones in your lower leg are called the tibia and fibula. A fracture may...

ACL Injuries and Where We Are Going Wrong
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ACL Injuries and Where We Are Going Wrong

From a patient who has suffered two ACL reconstruction’s consecutively over a 2-year period, I understand how traumatic they truly can be. In Sydney we have one of the highest re-injury rates of ACL reconstructions. Up to 40% of patients have been reported to suffer a subsequent tear in the United States (Webster & Feller,...

What is actually happening when we talk about a ‘pinched nerve’
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What is actually happening when we talk about a ‘pinched nerve’

Cervical or lumbar radiculopathy or also referred to as a ‘pinched nerve’ refers to when a nerve is irritated or compressed as it passes through the tunnel of the spine in either the neck or back. This tunnel is very small in nature and gets smaller as we age and therefore much more common in...

What are the benefits of taking supplements in the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis?
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What are the benefits of taking supplements in the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis?

Reece, Set in Motion Physiotherapy Director & Physiotherapist has provided us with the benefits of taking supplements in the treatment of knee and hip osteoarthritis. Set in Motion Physiotherapy takes rooms at the Walk-in Specialist Emergency Clinic. Reece works closely alongside WiSE Emergency Doctors and Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Outpatient physiotherapy services No referral required HICAPS on-site available For bookings, please call...

Diagnosed with iron deficiency? What now?
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Diagnosed with iron deficiency? What now?

At the Walk-in Specialist Emergency Clinic, WiSE we offer iron infusions (Ferinject) to appropriate patients who have been identified as iron deficient and for whom oral iron replacement has not been sufficient or is not appropriate.  For further details see our Iron Infusions page. Iron Deficiency Iron deficiency is a common health concern, affecting around...

Work Injuries
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Work Injuries

Injuries at work do occur. As an employee or employer, time off work can be really difficult. No one has time to wait hours in your local hospital emergency department or spend days accessing various services and waiting for results. The WiSE Specialist Emergency Clinic provides on-site initial assessment, diagnostics (x-ray, CT, Ultrasound) with immediate...