How to SAFELY ice after an injury!

Ice therapy and injuries: Ice has long been credited for a good, simple and replicable method for managing injuries in the acute phase (the first 48-72 hours) after an injury. So we’re here to explain what it’s all about, and…

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How to SAFELY ice after an injury!

How to use Soda Crystals for swelling or aching muscles

What are Soda Crystals? Soda crystals are clear and non-fragranced crystals, produced using natural limestone and sodium chloride which is heat treated and blended to create the soda crystal formulation. These are now readily available in many chemists and supermarkets…

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How to use Soda Crystals for swelling or aching muscles

What is the Meniscus and why is it important?

Anatomy The two crescent shaped meniscus are found inside the knee joint, they sit between the thigh (femur) and shinbone (tibia). They are crescent-shaped pieces of toughened tissue (a type of cartilage) and there are two in each knee. One sits on the outside…

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What is the Meniscus and why is it important?

3 tests to identify if you may have torn your mensiscus (knee cartilage)!

The meniscus is a crescent shaped, thickened cartilage pad that sits between the two bones (femur and tibia) of the knee joint. The meniscus acts as a smooth surface for the joint to rotate, translate and spin on, when moving…

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3 tests to identify if you may have torn your mensiscus (knee cartilage)!

10 Best-Practice Principles For The Management Of Musculoskeletal Pain

“Musculoskeletal pain refers to an unpleasant sensory or emotional experience arising from actual or perceived damage to muscles, joints, ligaments or tendons”. At Instinct Health, we are experts at managing all types of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, using best practice…

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10 Best-Practice Principles For The Management Of Musculoskeletal Pain