First Aid 4 Sport | Blog

17/01/2020
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Thoracic and Upper Back Taping Guide & Video

This thoracic and upper back taping technique is used to reduce postural pain relating to the neck and the upper back muscles including the upper trapezius and rhomboids. This taping guide requires two kinds of tape and has three steps. 

17/01/2020
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TFL Glide Taping Guide & Video

This tensor fascia lata glide taping guide is used for aiding postural imbalances around the hip helping to relieve trochantric bursitis and pain on the TFL and IT band, through excessive tightness. This taping guide requires two kinds of tape and has two steps.

17/01/2020
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Concussion, if in doubt sit them out

Playing sport has a range of benefits regarding your health, but also instils discipline and teamwork as well as encouraging social interaction, however there are risks of playing contact sports such as accidents and collisions.

16/01/2020
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Shoulder Dislocation Taping Guide & Video

This shoulder dislocation taping guide is used to limit the shoulders range of movement thus protecting someone with weak ligaments of frequently common dislocations. There are two different rolls of tape required as well as adhesive spray, to follow the 14 steps in this guide.

16/01/2020
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AC Blocking Taping Guide & Video

This AC Blocking taping guide and video is used when pain is present towards the front aspect of the shoulder at the coracoid process. To follow this guide you'll need a roll of tape and a roll of dressing fixing tape.

13/01/2020

Player Welfare Law trials set for a big 2020

Player welfare is the top priority in rugby and the sport is set to see an increase in both fan growth and participation at grassroot levels, however one thing that looks set to keep reducing is the amount of injuries sustained in elite rugby.

13/01/2020
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Why you need to use Resistance Bands in your workout

These popular pieces of training equipment are flexible bands available in a range of shapes, sizes and colours all providing a differing level of resistance. When it comes to versatility and value for money, not many other pieces of equipment come close to resistance bands.