Self-care for shin splints begins with RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. If the client/patient has anterior shin splints that is caused by running or some other physical activity that involves running, the client/patient should stop the activity until the condition is resolved.
What is best… Cold or Heat? … Is Moist Heat better than Dry Heat?
Both dry and moist heat application resulted in pain relief from DOMS, but moist heat resulted in a greater pain reduction, and in only 25% of the time.
Self-care and medical approaches to iliotibial band friction syndrome
Self-care for iliotibial band friction syndrome (ITBFS) begins with RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. And offending activities should be avoided.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to hamstring strain?
Moist heat & stretching are beneficial for chronic hamstring strain to prevent muscular hypertonicity, myofascial trigger points, and myofascial adhesions.
How do we treat hamstring strain with manual therapy?
The goal of manual therapy for a chronic hamstring strain is to decrease hamstring hypertonicity and help promote healthy scar formation.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to ankle sprain?
Self-care for chronic inversion ankle sprain involves strengthening the associated musculature: the fibularis (peroneal) muscles.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to adductor strain?
Self-care for the client/patient during the acute stage of an adductor strain (groin pull) is RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation.
What are the self-care and medical approaches to Achilles tendon disorders?
Self care for chronic Achilles tendon disorder includes heat and stretching to prevent tight muscle tone, myofascial trigger points, and fascial adhesions.
How do we treat Achilles tendon disorders with manual therapy?
Manual therapy for a chronic Achilles tendon disorder is aimed at decreasing plantarflexor tightness and breaking up excessive fascial adhesion scar tissue.