Injury Screening Assessment for Runners at Total Physiocare

At Total Physiocare, we treat countless runners presenting with injuries that could have easily been prevented. Hence, we have developed a gap FREE running injury screening tool with the ultimate aim of identifying those that are at risk of injury before an injury strikes! Whether you’re  a casual runner or elite athlete, this assessment is appropriate for you.

Stress Fractures

What are stress fractures? – Blog By Rhian Davies A stress fracture is an overuse injury where there is an overload of stress to the bone resulting in a tiny crack.  This occurs when the stress of repetitive loads overwhelms the ability of the bone to repair itself and these cracks begin to occur within […]

Dry Needling?

What is dry needling? Does it hurt? How does it work? Is it the same as acupuncture? These are all common questions patients frequently ask and that this blog will aim to answer… What is dry needling? Dry needling involves the use of a sterile acupuncture needle inserted into tight muscle bands known as trigger […]

What is Kinesio Tape and what are the properties?

Kinesio tape is a rehabilitative tape that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing both support and stability to muscles and joints. Due to the elastic properties, kinesio tape does not restrict the body’s range of motion and aims to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinic setting. […]

Should I use HEAT or ICE after an injury??

Should I use ICE or HEAT following an injury? This is a question I often get asked from patients in the clinic. It seems there is a lot of confusion and possible misinformation out there about this very question. In order to answer this question correctly we need to know a bit more information about […]