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Month: July 2018

Kinesiology Taping – does it work?

Kinesio-taping (KT) is used to prevent and treat musculoskeletal injuries. Here we summarise very briefly the outcomes of a few papers which attempt to explain the benefits of KT taping or put to bed the argument that KT Taping doesn’t work From our perspective at Bodylogics, KT Taping will not cure or solve your injuries; however, it will allow the performer to continue to exercise whilst enabling them to build the necessary strength needed to participate without the support of …

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What is the difference between a Sports Therapist and Physiotherapist?

What is Sports Therapy? Sports Therapy is an aspect of healthcare that is specifically concerned with the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability.  It utilises the principles of sport and exercise sciences incorporating physiological and pathological processes to prepare the participant for training, competition and where applicable, work. What is a Sports Therapist? A Sports Therapist is a healthcare professional who …

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Should I exercise when I am injured?

The simple answer to this question is YES! However, it is important that you manage the load you are placing on your body.  For example, if you are suffering from a torn muscle (grade 1 – the most minor of tears) then doing more running is not advisable and to be honest, the pain will most likely prevent you from doing this.  However, to completely rest during this period will be poor for your overall outcome from injury. Let’s give …

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When should I have a Pregnancy Massage?

One of the questions we are often asked at Bodylogics is how regularly or how often you should get a massage during pregnancy. This answer depends on a lot on the situation you find yourself in.  People experience many things during pregnancy.   Lower back pain is a common theme but we also find a lot of clients struggle with sleep due to other aches and pains unrelated to the back. At Bodylogics, we see Mum’s to be after their 12th-week …

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