have become injured. Treatment can involve electrical stimulation, ultrasound, contrasting heat and ice packs and manual manipulation of the joints, spine and soft tissues. Many chiropractors work in conjunction with other specialists such as sports
injury in his right calf. Having visited a variety of specialists, he eventually consulted an osteopath, who discovered that the problem stemmed from a change of job a couple of years previously. At work he was standing for hours on end, always
and perhaps a dose of cross-training. But some injuries prove stubborn. They don’t clear up; or if they do, they swiftly recur. If this happens you may start to think about seeing a medical specialist. But which one? There’s an array of specialists around
she had not stretched her hamstrings sufficiently prior to the race. After massaging the lower back and the hamstrings, the masseur prescribed a series of stretches.Cost of treatment You’ll find sports masseurs cheaper than other specialists. Most
another part of his body. Cost of treatment Just as with all of these specialists, podiatrists can charge what they like, and prices vary vastly. Limited consultations can cost £15-£80, and subsequent treatments from £20-£100. Orthoses can be priced
in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries affecting the joints, muscles and connective tissue. That said, not all rheumatologists are sports injury specialists.When to go A sudden muscle pull or injury involving ligament tears requires immediate treatment. Also
UAN:243 Article type:--Practice Physiotherapists use a variety of treatments to help muscles and joints overcome injury and work to their full potential. These treatments include: exercise programmes to improve mobility and strengthen muscles; manipulation and mobilisation t...
Triathlon is a gadget-lovers' dream: you could buy something new every day of the year and still have plenty of bits and pieces to ask for in your letter to Santa. From heavy-duty wetsuits to lightweight aero bars, and innumerable shiny items in-between, a triathlete's budget can...
and it was either hill top finishes or bunched sprints [when cyclists are still grouped in a close pack], so it was a bit of everything to be honest.You've become quite the time trial specialist. What drills would you recommend for triathletes who want to build
--Strengthening your lower back and abdominal muscles should help ease any pain you experience while running. To minimise stress on the lower back, use an upright posture (ie no slouching) while sitting, standing, walking, and running. You can also protect your back by doing most...
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