The more we learn, the more physiotherapy becomes an effective tool for preventing injuries and training our bodies. An increasing number of sportspeople are now using the techniques they have learnt from physiotherapy in this way, so we’re going to look at some of the main ways this is done.
The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon has grown to be the biggest all-women’s event of its kind in the world. With over 40,000 women taking part each year, it is inevitable that there will be a few injuries. Although there are first aid points dotted along the route, it’s always better to take preventative action when it comes to exercise, so here are a few things you can do to help prevent any injuries.
Taping is a relatively new phenomenon in athletics, but one that has started to gain mainstream popularity in recent years. In essence, taping is used to provide support or relief to injured athletes, although some also use it preventatively. Taping can be used in different ways for different issues and can achieve a variety of results, which this article will explore.