Injuries

What is Dry Needling?

Dry Needling is another tool we use to help us achieve the results we like to help our patients recover from their certain issues. Like massage, joint manipulation or stretching it can be part of your treatment if your practitioner thinks it well benefit you. Dry Needling involves the use of acupunture needles inserted into..

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Heat or Ice?

Both Heat and Ice have a role to play in the management of pain relief, however they have different indications for use. So when should you use them? ICE:    Ice is most effectively used in the initial management of soft tissue injuries. Many people would have heard of the R.I.C.E (or R.I.C.E) regime. This stands..

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Why We LOVE Our Spiky Balls

Donʼt you hate it when your practitioner tells you to get the spikey ball out “OUCH.” Well we LOVE them. The beauty is you can even use them even if youʼre not in pain, as they are great in many ways. Benefits Relieves muscle tension Improves flexibility Gets into “that” knot Can use it almost..

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Ankle Sprains

On February 11th, 2015, posted in: Injuries, Physiotherapy by 0 Comment

A sprained ankle occurs when there is damage and tearing to the soft tissue and ligaments of the ankle. The lateral ligament, which sits on the outside aspect of the ankle and acts to prevent the foot and ankle from turning inward excessively, is the most commonly affected. Ankle sprains can range in severity, from..

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