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What are liniments and are they safe?

Almost every day I am recommending patients to use a heating liniment to help ease their pain. In this article I will explore their history and the safety, focusing on a common ingredient, namely methyl salicylate.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

At IceFire Physiotherapy we are continually cupdating our procedures relating to COVID-19 based on information from relevant government health departments.

What is Frozen Shoulder / Adhesive Capsulitis?

Adhesive capsulitis, more commonly known as “frozen shoulder” is a disabling musculoskeletal condition causing spontaneous chronic shoulder pain and the gradual loss of shoulder motion.

Introduction to Dry Needling

Dry Needling uses fine acupuncture needles inserted into muscle trigger points to release muscle spasm and into tendons to provoke a fresh physiological healing response in cases of chronic Tendinopathy.

Pregnancy Related Back Pain And Pelvic Girdle Pain

Unfortunately more than two-thirds of pregnant women experience back pain and almost one-fifth experience pelvic girdle pain. The pain increases as the child grows in size, and this pain can interfere with work, daily activities and sleep. Many women believe that it is unavoidable and due to their concerns over drug use during pregnancy they elect to grit their teeth and bear it.

IceFire Physiotherapy De-Bunk ‘Physio-Terrorist’ Misconceptions

Physiotherapy is about helping people recover, rejuvenate and reform, but it is subject to some common misconceptions about the therapies offered, who is viable for treatment and whether it’s a no pain, no gain type of situation. Here, we de-bunk five of the most common misconceptions, so to better understand the role that physiotherapy plays in transforming lives.

Keeping Healthy in Retirement

With time on your hands, it’s important to keep an eye on your overall health to ensure you can continue to take full advantage of your golden years.

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