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One of the best known acronyms in sports medicine is RICE. It has long been the stock standard advice given to anyone who has suffered an acute (new) injury, standing for Rest Ice Compression Elevation. But studies prove that total rest is rarely, if ever, the...

Time Trial (TT) bikes have always been somewhat scorned in the cycling community. If you roll up to many group rides on a TT bike and you will often be met with grunts of disapproval.  'Real' cyclists only ride them a week before a Time...

Everyone is talking about the new gym studios known as F45. So here is a quick snapshot on what it is, and our take on it’s usefulness and safety.   What is F45? F45 stands for Functional 45 minutes. It’s a high intensity workout that changes every day. All...

Undoubtedly, many of you that read this will have had a running related injury at some point in your lives, statistics show that at least 10% of marathon runners will sustain an injury in a year, and that figure rises to 65% in ultra-marathon runners! Now,...

Wolff's Law was developed by a brilliant German anatomist and surgeon, Julius Wolff (1836–1902). It states that bone in a healthy person or animal will adapt to the loads under which it is placed. If loading on a bone increases, the bone will remodel itself over...

Our bodies are really just two separate halves desperately trying to align themselves as one. From our right and left sided hemispheres of our brains controlling different sides of our body through to our limbs, one side can turn out quite different to the other....

Looking through fitness magazines and websites, there is certainly no shortage of information for the runners out there when it comes to performance and injury prevention, however, our other love at Asia Physio; Cycling, seems to be getting ignored, even though the rate of cyclists...

Along with almost every other health professional we were educated to extoll the importance of stretching before exercise and also to use it as a main go-to treatment for several types of injuries. However over the past few years there have been several studies showing...

As physiotherapists we have a great relationship and work closely with many surgeons. But despite this, much of what we do is trying to put these guys out of work. When musculoskeletal pain or injury strikes there is a relatively narrow range of treatment options....

In the die-hard ski community it has been said that you’re not a real skier until you have ruptured your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). While this might be over-stepping the mark a little, there is no doubt that the rate of ACL ruptures in skiers...

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