Sports Injury Physio Blog

Kinesiology Taping Technique For Anterior Knee Pain

Kinesiology Taping Technique For Anterior Knee Pain

I use this taping technique often for patients with pain over the front of their knees e.g. patellofemoral syndrome, osteoarthritis and Osgood-Schlatters. What you need: Kinesiology tape Scissors DO NOT USE TAPE IF YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO PLASTERS!     Let me know if you have any questions. Best wishes Maryke

What is the best exercise for lower back pain? Part 3: Other Exercise

What is the best exercise for lower back pain? Part 3: Other Exercise

I find in practice that my patients often think that only Yoga and Pilates type exercises can help lower back pain. If the thought of you being told to breathe in deep while contracting this and moving that fills you with dread, you’ll be happy to know that these are not the only forms ofRead more about What is the best exercise for lower back pain? Part 3: Other Exercise[…]

Using Ice For Sports Injuries – The Ultimate Guide

Using Ice For Sports Injuries – The Ultimate Guide

NB: People with poor circulation or who suffer from conditions that compromise their circulation should not use ice as a treatment without consulting their doctor. The use of ice has been a hotly discussed topic in the last few months with some people arguing that it can negatively affect your healing process. The reasoning behindRead more about Using Ice For Sports Injuries – The Ultimate Guide[…]

Sports Injuries Alert: 2 key factors for a quick recovery!

Sports Injuries Alert: 2 key factors for a quick recovery!

This article explains the 2 key factors (from a sports physiotherapy point of view) that you have to understand and apply for your sports injuries to heal in the fastest possible time. In this article: Essential knowledge to speed up your recovery from sports injuries Understanding the phases of the healing process Treatment of specificRead more about Sports Injuries Alert: 2 key factors for a quick recovery![…]