It has been almost twenty years since it was proven that stretching before exercise doesn’t prevent injury. The practice of stretching before activity is still really common. It has hung around long after it has been disproved, in a similar way that RICE has been disproved but is still common practice (as discussed in my blog) . One of […]
Physio Myths Debunked!
Physio Myths Debunked! Time for RICE to take a hike…
It is so deeply ingrained that the first thing you should do after an injury is to Rest Ice Compress and Elevate. It’s catchy and easy to remember, but it was never evidence-based. The person who coined the term, Dr. Gabe Mirkin, has moved on from the 1970s concept. We now know that icing […]