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Rigid Tape V’s Kinesio Tape

I am often asked what the difference between Rigid Strapping tape and Kinesiology Tape is, and which you should use depending on need. As a general rule of thumb, rigid strapping tape is used to give support to a joint and this is what you generally see on athletes involved in

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ITB Pain

If you are a runner and you have experienced pain around the outside of your knee, chances are you were told by an expert “you must stretch your ITB!” Why? . . . . The ITB (Ilio-Tibial Band) is a very strong length of connective tissue that is designed to stabilise the lateral

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RICER, MICE or PRICE?

RICE, MICE or PRICE? Whenever we see a sports injury in the clinic we always ask if they used ice in the initial stages of the management of the injury. Often the reply is “I’m not sure whether to use ice or heat”? There has been ongoing research and discussions

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Remedial Massage Therapy

A Remedial Massage is targeted at resolving a problem that is associated with pain or dysfunction, hence the term Remedial. This may be due to an injury, over training, bad posture or as part of an ongoing maintenance programme. This type of therapy may also include many other techniques such as

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