When it comes to sports injuries several myths and half-truths exist. Although many of these myths are simple misunderstandings when it comes to your health and safety its important to know the correct information.
When it comes to treating pain there are multiple options available rather than traditional hot or cold therapy. So, what are the essential items that teams, clinics or individuals can use to most effectively treat pain.
Playing sport has many benefits, but when it doesn’t go to plan and injury strikes, we reach for a first aid kit, quite often there will be little time to treat the injury at hand so a well organised and well stocked first aid kit is essential.
With the clock going back, the temperatures dropping and Christmas around the corner thousands of people will be itching to grab their skis and head for the slopes. However, with skiing there are risks and a likelihood of injury.
Back pain is something that not only affects athletes but will affects a number of people in their everyday lives, two of the most popular methods used to relieve this pain are hot and cold therapy. However, there can be some confusion to which kind of treatment is best for different injuries.
The two injuries are very alike, and this is what causes a confusing overlap between the two. A simple way to destining between the two is that a tendon attaches a muscle to bone whereas a ligament attaches bone to bone.
The term Cryotherapy is more popular than ever, being used by several athletes and medical professionals but if it’s a term you are not familiar with and you want to learn what it means, the benefits and why it so so popular. Well, read on.
Cryotherapy You may have heard the term cryotherapy bandied around the changing rooms by team coaches and medics but if you’re often left wondering what it means, what it entails, what the benefits are and why it’s so popular, then don’t worry, you’re not alone. Read on and we’ll take you through the hows, whys […]
What Is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is sustained when the Plantar Fascia becomes inflamed and usually occurs at the point in which your heel attaches to the tissue. Plantar Fascia is the band of tissue that stretches from your heel to the bones found in the middle of your foot, acting as a shock absorber […]