Hamstring injuries

Arsenal treatment room
Hamstring injuries are something we know about all too well at Arsenal. Hamstrings are the tendons which attach the hamstring muscles of the thigh to...

The Physio: Francis Coquelin’s knee injury

We all looked on with horror as Francis Coquelin hobbled off the pitch after Claudio Yacob's tackle, during Saturday's match at the Hawthorns. Preliminary scans after...

Manchester United man's bad luck good news for Arsenal

Michael Carrick first suffered a calf muscle strain after Manchester United's FA Cup match with Cambridge United on 12th January and it has been...

Wilshere praises fitness staff as injury record improves

by Lewis Ambrose Jack Wilshere has had more than his fair share of injury trouble in recent years, so a strong pre-season is crucial for...

Hamstring injuries: Why Arsenal players get them & Swansea forward's return

Bafetimbi Gomis suffered hamstring injury early in the 1-1 draw with Everton on 11th of April and has been reported to be working hard...

The Physio: Analysing Santi Cazorla's ankle injury after concerning update

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla missed the majority of March and April earlier this year due to Achilles Tendinitis, picked up when returning to training from a 98-day knee injury lay-off.

Van Gaal: Manchester United star forward will be ready for Arsenal

Wayne Rooney was having difficulty walking off the pitch and was replaced by Radamel Falcao in the second half of Manchester United's match versus...

The biology behind Oxlade-Chamberlain's troublesome groin

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been stuck in the revolving door of the treatment room a lot lately, but there's not been much discussion about his injury. So...

Why Manchester United star's injury could rule him out of Arsenal...

Wayne Rooney left the Manchester United defeat to his former club, Everton, on Sunday with suspected ligament damage to his left knee. The Telegraph report that Rooney's injury...

Romanian deadlifts, Bulgarian squats – what are they and why does...

Alex Iwobi
In a recent interview with Four Four Two, Alex Iwobi revealed that he absolutely hates Bulgarian squats and Romanian deadlifts.

Why Santi Cazorla’s injury is causing him so much trouble as...

Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla will not be returning to a football pitch this week and nobody knows when he'll back, not the Arsenal medics and certainly not the player himself.

Proof Arsenal's injuries cost them points in title race

Shockingly, groundbreaking new research shows that the more players you have fit, the more games you win. In a report by the Telegraph, a new...

Arsenal physio leaves after dealing with 237 injuries

First Team Physio Declan Lynch has left Colin Lewis' medical staff for Bath Rugby Club. Having spent the last three years with Arsenal, Declan Lynch...

Achilles’ problems

Achilles tendinopathy is a condition which causes swelling, stiffness, pain and weakness of the Achilles tendon and can be caused in a variety of ways, including overuse of the Achilles tendon, wearing inappropriate footwear, poor training techniques as well as having a high-arched foot or poor flexibility.

Arsenal make change to medical staff

by Lewis Ambrose Huddersfield Town have confirmed that physio James Haycock has left the club to join the medical team at Arsenal. You probably remember the...

Injury update: Do the numbers suggest Arsenal's crisis a myth?

Arsenal injury news
All football fans think their team has more injuries to key players than any other side in the league. In Arsenal's case this was pretty...