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Sport Smith receives diagnosis after Achilles injury fears

08:31  06 august  2018
08:31  06 august  2018 Source:   wwos.ninemsn.com.au

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Melbourne captain Cameron Smith has received a diagnosis after fears the hooker had suffered a serious Achi The veteran hooker was expected to have scans on Monday amid concerns he may face an extended stint on the sidelines after limping off in Friday's loss to South Sydney.

Insertional Achilles Tendonitis is a condition which involves gradual degradation of the Achilles tendon at its meeting point of the calcaneus or heel bone present in the foot. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment- conservative, PT.

Melbourne have received a major boost with captain Cameron Smith expected to be fit to play in Sunday's NRL clash with Cronulla.

The veteran hooker was expected to have scans on Monday amid concerns he may face an extended stint on the sidelines after limping off in Friday's loss to South Sydney.

But Storm football manager Frank Ponissi said a visit to the physiotherapist went so well that the scans were not required.

"Cameron Smith has pulled up very well since Friday night's game ... and the medical staff expect him to line up against Cronulla," Ponissi said.

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To diagnose Achilles tendonitis, your doctor will ask you a few questions about the pain and swelling in your heel or calf. Your doctor may ask you to stand on the balls of your feet while they observe your range of motion and flexibility. The doctor also feels around, or palpates, the area directly to pinpoint

The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body and one of the more difficult injuries to treat in a runner. As a sports medicine podiatrist there are only a few injuries that lead me to advise runners that they have to take time off; Achilles tendinopathy is one of those diagnoses .

"(He) didn't require scans and instead received treatment over the weekend for a tendon irritation of his big toe.

"Smith will return to training on Tuesday with his teammates as they prepare for the showdown with the Sharks."

a man in a green shirt: Catch all the highlights as the South Sydney Rabbitohs host Melbourne Storm in a top of the table clash at ANZ Stadium, Sydney. © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Catch all the highlights as the South Sydney Rabbitohs host Melbourne Storm in a top of the table clash at ANZ Stadium, Sydney.

Smith's diagnosis is a major plus for the defending champions ahead of a crucial final month of the regular season.

Now second on the ladder, the Storm's momentum was halted in their 30-20 loss that catapulted the Rabbitohs to outright first.

Cronulla's shock 33-32 defeat to the struggling Manly saw them slip to sixth and equal on points with Brisbane and the Warriors below them.

UPDATE: Cameron Smith's injury not as bad as first thought, won't require scans

  UPDATE: Cameron Smith's injury not as bad as first thought, won't require scans With no interchanges left, Smith’s injury was a particularly sour note on a night when Melbourne surrendered a 10-point lead to South Sydney. © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited While Smith’s injury concerns took up the first three minutes of coach Craig Bellamy’s press conference, the Storm coach couldn’t shed much light on his captain’s injury.Spoke to Cameron Smith in sheds last night. He didn’t seem too concerned with foot problem.

Injuring your Achilles tendon can be extremely painful. You use the Achilles tendon grouping a lot, for example, while standing and walking. So, an injury can be especially inconvenient because it affects nearly all of your movements. After the initial recovery period, you might need to abstain from

Not every Achilles tendon injury or condition requires surgery. After your surgery is done, you will probably receive a tailored rehabilitation plan directly from your surgeon or physical therapist. If you do not receive the benefits that countless of our other customers have experienced from our products

Only three wins split first and eighth place on the ladder with four rounds remaining and all are scrapping to finish in the top half of that group given no team has won the competition from outside the top four since the latest finals system was introduced in 1999.

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Johnson's worst fears realised, Nick Smith out for at least six weeks .
Scans have confirmed that Alex Johnson has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Sydney were dealt more bad news with All Australian backman Nick Smith in danger of missing the rest of the season with injury.The setbacks will test the depth of the Swans' defence though Zak Jones will return after serving a two-match suspension. Heath Grundy is also in contention to return after missing the past fortnight to focus on his mental health.Johnson will consult doctors again next week and is facing his sixth knee reconstruction.

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