Our regular research reviewer, physical therapist Joseph Brence, reviews a case study concerning low back pain and cancer
This case study describes the conservative management of a runner with iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS), from diagnosis to return to running. In reading this article the audience will be shown how to practically employ the... Read More
Does stretching the iliotibal band (ITB) conjure up scenes of torture? For many clients it seems to be a rite of passage, if the treatment has not taken a client’s breath away it can lead... Read More
This case study presents the insights gained from the presentation and treatment of a longitudinal sprain of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) of the knee in a professional footballer. MCL sprains are usually transverse and... Read More
Functional fascial taping (FFT) is a treatment approach that uses sports tape to apply tension to the skin, fascia and muscles in order to pull damaged structures back into alignment. The author of this article has pioneered and developed this technique, which has been used to treat a wide range of conditions such as plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, back, neck and shoulder pain, muscle tears and repetitive strain injury. This article demonstrates the use of FFT on a tennis player suffering from medial tibial stress syndrome.
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