Love it or hate it, stretching is a key player in most workout routines. It promises better flexibility, fewer injuries, and even improved performance. But when’s the ideal time to do it? Before, after, or both? Let’s delve into the science and get expert advice from our senior osteopath Kieran.
Here’s to a safe, happy and festive Christmas for all our patients at Back on Track Healthcare. We all hope that you also remain injury-free over the coming months but even between Christmas and the New Year will be offering appointments in all clinic locations to if anyone needs our help over the holidays.
A common question we’re asked by patients in pain is whether they should use an ice pack or a hot water bottle to help them get better. The answer, as it often is, is ‘it depends’. Understanding the mechanisms of how temperature works to aid healing will help with knowing when to use these things and why we nag you to do so.