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Plantar Fasciitis – A Pain In The Foot

Plantar Fasciitis – A Pain In The Foot

By Dawn Morse MSc As published in International Therapist MagazineAn introduction to Plantar Fasciitis and some techniques to help address the condition: During the summer months and the road running season, many therapists start to see an increase in injury rates...

Dry Needling for Injury Treatment

Dry Needling for Injury Treatment

By Dawn Morse MScAs published in International Therapist Magazine An introduction to Dry Needling and use within injury treatment for soft tissue disfunction: Both Western Medical Acupuncture and Dry Needling are commonly used as a clinical treatment modality for the...

How does sports massage reduce pain?

How does sports massage reduce pain?

How Can sports massage reduce pain?Have you ever pulled a muscle during sports? Have you ever had to stop running or joggingdue to cramps? The vast majority of professional and amateur sports people will know thisfeeling far too well.One of the most iconic moments in...

Therapeutic Ultrasound and How It Can Help

Therapeutic Ultrasound and How It Can Help

Therapeutic ultrasound is a specialised treatment tool used by physical and occupational therapists to treat a wide variety of soft tissue injuries and orthopaedic conditions.

What is Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis

What is Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis

An introduction to tennis elbow - otherwise known as Lateral Epicondylitis:  When it comes to your health, you must monitor it regularly. This is especially the case when you're a high-level athlete or someone with a labor-intensive job. The harder you perform, the...

Runners Knee

Runners Knee

An introduction to Plantar Fasciitis and some techniques to help address the condition: The good weather of the summer months and T.V coverage of the London Marathon, Great North Run and the road cycling Tour of Britain and Tour De France, often lead to a up surge of...

Laws Of Motion & Manual Therapy

Laws Of Motion & Manual Therapy

By Katie Campbell PGDip, BSc As published in International Therapist MagazineAn introduction to Manual Therapy and Joint Mobilisations: Manual therapy is another tool a therapist can use to manage pathology and dysfunction, techniques have been shown to decrease...

What is Kinesiology Taping & How Can it Help Injury and Performance?

What is Kinesiology Taping & How Can it Help Injury and Performance?

What is Kinesiology Tape? Kinesiology tape is a special type of athletic tape made with a blend of cotton and elastic and is designed to mimic the thickness and elasticity of human skin. It is highly flexible, created specifically to provide a greater range of motion...

Kinesiology Taping and Sports Taping – What’s the difference?

Kinesiology Taping and Sports Taping – What’s the difference?

By Georgina King BSc, SSTMany people have heard of the terms ‘taping’, athletic taping, sports taping or kinesiology taping, but are often unsure of what these terms mean or when specific taping methods or modalities should be used within injury treatment. This blog...

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