Anyone who has watched the Olympics has seen many athletes covered in various colours of tape for different reasons. This is kinesiology tape. The efficacy of Kinesiology Taping has been debated recently in both scientific literature and social media. In my practice I have found taping to be very beneficial to many patients for numerous different conditions, with the most noticeable and effective being acute (very recent/immediate) injuries. Continue reading Kinesiology Tape and Laser Therapy
When you hear the word “laser”, you may get an image of a red beam of light cutting through metal, or an invasive surgical procedure. What you may not know is that laser is often used in a therapeutic rehabilitation setting. It’s not the same type of ‘hot laser’ used industrially or surgically; rather a therapeutic laser (laser therapy) is a non-invasive, painless treatment which uses focused light at specific wavelengths to help reduce and often eliminate pain from injuries.
Continue reading Living a Life Pain Free – A Look at Laser Therapy.