Exercising through injury, the right way For an athlete, getting injured is one of the worst things that can happen and it can seem like all the work you have put in to get fit, is wasting away. Depending on the type of injury you may be out of competition and training for a long [...]Continue Reading →
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Exercising with a knee replacement Following a knee replacement, many people experience pain, discomfort as well as decreased range of motion. All of this makes the task of exercising very daunting. However, if you want to return to your prior level of functioning, while at the same time saving your knee, your best option is [...]Continue Reading →
To rest or rehabilitate Following a bout of illness or injury, the natural inclination would be to rest. Pain, loss of energy, restricted movements will all play their part in making you want to stay between the covers, however whether you rest or rehabilitate will depend on a lot of factors. And the final decision [...]Continue Reading →
Immediate action following an injury: RICE You know when an injury occurs. There may be pain, swelling, bruising or even bleeding. This is due to the tissue damage causing bleeding in the small blood vessels. However the body often overreacts to sudden injury resulting in more inflammatory fluid accumulating than is necessary for healing. This [...]Continue Reading →