soft-tissue injury management

PEACE & LOVE A recent editorial piece in the British Journal of Sports Medicine introduced a new acronym(s) for the care of acute injuries and their subsequent management. Here I would like to outline the changes that have taken place over the years in the understanding of basic soft-tissue injury management. RICE was the first…

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achilles-tendonitis

Do you have an Achilles Tendon Rupture? The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body. It connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone. When the calf muscles contract (flex) the Achilles tendon pulls on the heel, causing the foot to point. This movement…

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