13/12/2018

R.I.C.E Outdated and Potentially Harmful??

R.I.C.E – Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation… We’ve all been there and we’ve all had injuries that we adhered to this religiously for (or at least…

07/06/2018

Runners – are you in the eighty percent?

Almost 80% of runners will sustain a lower limb injury – EIGHTY PERCENT!!! Yikes! This makes running the most injury causing form of sport or…

10/07/2017

Get Bent – safe lifting and other low back pain fallacies

By Jess Ackad We’ve all seen the posters about safe lifting – use a good squat pattern; bend at the hips and knees NOT THE…

10/03/2017

Ankle Sprains: Why RICE isn’t going to cut it for you…

by Jess Ackad Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we see as physios – just about everyone has probably sprained their ankle…

04/02/2015

Does drinking alcohol cause lower back pain?

Now, there is an eye catching title – especially as reality hits again after the excesses of Christmas and the New Year! Historically alcohol consumption…