Our suggestions for the application of ice. Ice should be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages. Place ice cubes in a plastic bag or use a professionally prepared ice pack. If you do not have ice immediately available, you can use a pack of frozen peas or a frozen hot water bottle. Place a face washer, tea towel etc, … [Read more...]
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The following will help you prevent injuries to your spine during pregnancy. Keep an upright posture Reduce twisting movements to avoid straining the back When lifting (particularly children) hold close to the body Try to avoid caring children on one hip as it creates rotation of the pelvic joints. When sitting, use a small cushion in … [Read more...]
Most of us at some stage have heard the term slipped disc. But what is a slipped disc? Come to think of it what is a disc? Each vertebra in the spine is separated from the next one by a cleverly designed little cushion of elestic tissue. These are known as the inter-vertebral discs. They consist of a softly squashed centre called the nucleus, … [Read more...]