R.I.C.E.

R.I.C.E.

Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation.   This treatment protocol has been used for over four decades by healthcare professionals, trainers, athletes and lay people alike to treat acute injuries. But what does the research say?  Is this an appropriate method to treat acute...
Static and Dynamic Stretching Explained

Static and Dynamic Stretching Explained

Most of us were taught from a young age that we must stretch our muscles before exercising to avoid injury. The truth is that there is no significant research to date that has concluded with certainty that this is true1, however, this does not mean that stretching is...