PCL Tear!

PCL Unfortunately one of our scholar’s has torn his PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) and is unable to play or train this season! He plays for a multiple of teams and takes part in rugby 15’s but luckily that season is over. However, Rugby Sevens is a summer sport and he is out for the whole…

Knees!

As you may have read in previous blog posts, knee injuries are very common among Rugby players. One of our Scholars has suffered over the past couple years with her knees and with them dislocating. Due to issues with her knees, she has had to have multiple operations and has had to put training and…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

This week I am looking at Rugby players ACL and the injuries experienced. Firstly, the ACL is in the middle of the knee, and it prevents the shin bone from sliding out and in front of the thigh bone. The type of injury you can have with your ACL is tearing or over-stretching of this…

Ligament tears

Injuries in sport are very common, especially in Rugby as your body is put to the test when being tackled, in scrums and lineouts. This week I am looking at ankles and the possible injuries. Ankles are a joint between the leg and foot, it is like a hinge as it allows movement up and…

Concussion!

Concussion is like any other injury caused through playing rugby, and over time you do recover like all other injuries, however with concussion it is harder to know when you are fully recovered as you are dealing with resting your brain, and is also an injury that people do not see.┬áConcussion is caused when you…