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Injury Prevention Techniques – The Terms Physios Use

RICE and PRICE are techniques best used to deal with soft tissue injuries. With the aim to manage pain and discomfort. These techniques are used in a variety of injuries but mostly in the lower limbs using ice to decrease inflammation and swelling in the injured area. The main goals while using these techniques should …

Understand Your Foot to Understand Foot Pain

The human body is often referred to as the greatest machine ever invented. It is such a complex and fascinating structure that scientists could study it forever and still make new discoveries. While every part of the body brings with it its own sense of fascination, the feet are unique in that they support the …

How your body tells you that it may need Physiotherapy

by David Dalton Our body let’s us know if it needs something or if something isn’t right. This usually takes the form of pain or an increased consciousness of a certain part of the body. While this often is not serious, it is still a cause for concern due to the fact that your body …

What is Shock Wave Therapy?

What is Shock Wave Therapy? A shock wave in medical terminology is a sonic pulse that can pass through the surface of a body without injury to act upon the tissues below. It was first used in the area of medicine by urologists in the 1980s in the disintegration of kidney stones and was adapted …

Irish Dancing Injuries – Stress Fractures and Ankle Sprains

Irish dancers are susceptible to lower limb injuries mainly due to the repeated use and stress placed on the lower limbs through rigorous dancing and dance training. Below are a couple of the most common injuries associated with Irish dancing and an outline of how they can be treated. It is always recommended to see …