Is Ice Still the Treatment of Choice for Acute Injuries? BodyFit Physiotherapy Howick reveals their opinion

At BodyFit Physiotherapy in Howick, I get approached with this question on a regular basis, and the answer has always been “Yes”. Ice therapy has long been an essential part of the well-known RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) post-injury treatment regimen. However, I have recently decided to relook into medical evidence behind it, and what…

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Importance of Exercise and the Role of Physiotherapy in Fall Prevention and Reversing of Frailty in Older Adults

It is well-known that risk of falling is a very serious issue especially among the elderly. As we age our muscle strength and balance have a tendency to gradually deteriorate making falls more likely to occur. To make matters worse bone density or bone strength reduces with increased age meaning that the chances of a…

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