Treatments & Therapies

Articles related to treatment and therapies for sports injuries.

Ultrasound therapy

Ultrasound Therapy

Ultrasound therapy is a form of electrotherapy treatment therapists use to treat soft tissue injuries. It involves passing high frequency sound waves into soft tissue. Here we explain how it works, the benefits and contraindications. …

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Foot drop

Foot drop is a symptom rather than a condition or injury. It describes the inability to raise the foot upwards (dorsiflex the ankle) as if pulling the toes up towards the shin. A patient with …

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Antibiotics are a form of medication which is used to treat bacterial infections and are only available via a prescription (in the UK). They are not effective in treating viruses such as influenza. Other conditions …

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Bone scan

Bone Scan

Bone scans are also known as Radio Isotopic bone scans. It is used to detect areas of bone with increased blood flow or increased bone turnover. These may be due to inflammation and infection, or …

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