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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 …

Treating a Fracture with Physiotherapy

What is it? A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. A bone fractures when a force greater than the bone itself is applied to the bone, i.e. from a fall. Any bone where the continuity of the bone is broken is a fracture. A bone does not need to ‘break’ in two …

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 …