• Prevention & Treatment Of Common Skiing & Snowboard Injuries

    For every 1000 people skiing and snowboarding on the slopes there are typically two or three injuries per day that require medical treatment. The individual risk of injury has been calculated as one injury per 300 days of skiing and snowboarding. Skiers and snowboarders under the age of 18 have an incidence of injury that … Read more

    Using Proprioception to Enhance Rehabilitation

    What is Proprioception? Proprioception refers to the body’s ability to sense movement within joints and joint position. This ability enables us to know where our limbs are in space without having to look. It is important in all everyday movements but especially so in complicated sporting movements, where precise coordination is essential. This coordinated movement … Read more

    Guide to the Prevention of Muscle Strains & Injuries

    Muscle Strain Prevention

    In a survey of injuries at a professional football club, it was reported that 26.8% of all injuries involved muscles and tendons (Lewin,1989). Muscles and their tendon attachments combine to form what are known as musculotendinous units. These musculotendinous units provide the force which is necessary for movement. Football is a dynamic sport which requires … Read more

    Prevent Injuries With Expert Stretching Advice

    Stretching Guide

    It has long been suggested that performing a warm up and a cool down before and after sporting activity can help reduce the incidence of injury and promote recovery following training and matches. Central to these practices is improving flexibility through stretching. Here, we guide you through the science of stretching, explain the various techniques … Read more