PEACE & LOVE, a new acronym for acute soft tissue injury and management

Many people have heard of RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation), and whilst was once considered the best practice for acute soft tissue injury rehabilitation and management, research now has suggested to turned away from RICE and towards PEACE &...

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Covid restrictions and return to sport injuries!

The crisp frosty mornings, the smell of deep heat in the trainer’s room, meat pies in the warmer, and the sound of umpire’s whistles in the background! It has been so wonderful to get back to our local sporting clubs...

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High ankle sprains

What is a high ankle sprain?    A high ankle sprain is stretching of the ligament in front of the ankle which holds our two leg bones- fibula and tibia together above our ankle joint. High ankle sprain is caused...

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Returning to exercise in a covid-normal world

With a COVID normal closing in, many typical ways of life slowly return. The recent return of gyms, exercise and sport, combined with the improved weather is a much-needed boost to the community. But, whilst we are all very...

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The Dangers of Exercising with Poor Technique

Our bodies are resilient, strong and are made to move, but unfortunately our bodies are not invincible.  There is a lot of risk involved if we use our bodies in the wrong way, and the dangers of exercising with...

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Understanding Concussions

A higher emphasis is being placed on concussion injuries, and for good reason. Although the long-term side effects of concussion are yet to be fully understood, traumatic injuries to the brain over short period of time can increase the...

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