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JAEGAR O’MEARA KNEE

WHAT IS INJURY? In 2015 O’Meara had a rupture (complete tear) of the patella tendon, a critical structure that connects the kneecap to the lower leg. It is essential to provide strength and power to the knee via the quadriceps … Continue reading

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CONCUSSION MANAGEMENT IN SPORT – 2015 UPDATE

I recently reviewed an article I had written in early 2010 (“Concussion confuses more than footballers”), which addressed contemporary 2010 knowledge on concussion in sport and “best practice” medical management. Oh how times have changed!! You are welcome to read … Continue reading

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Doc’s Grand Final Injury Update

http://www.afl.com.au/video/2015-09-30/docs-gf-injury-update

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Doc Larkins’ injury update: Finals week three

HAWTHORN’s Jack Gunston and North Melbourne defender Robbie Tarrant should both be fit to play in their respective preliminary finals, leading medico Dr Peter Larkins says. However, Larkins said there was still enough doubt over the pair to suggest their … Continue reading

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Doc Larkins’ Injury Update: Finals Week two

HAWTHORN forward Jack Gunston’s ankle injury means he is extremely unlikely to get up for the club’s semi-final clash against Adelaide at the MCG on Friday night. That is the opinion of leading sports medico Dr Peter Larkins who also … Continue reading

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