At David Roberts Physiotherapy we understand the need to treat injuries in the correct way to facilitate healing , the application of simple treatments such as heat and ice should not be overlooked when treating many different kinds of injuries.
In fact the RICE technique – rest, ice, compress, elevate is one of the most extensively used therapeutic modalities for treating and rehabilitating acute sport injuries. With this in mind, each of our clinics contain ice machine facilities to enable on the spot treatment for various acute injuries. We regularly use ice massage, cryo-cuff compression and ice pack treatments to allow best management of soft tissue injuries at your point of need.
Cold therapy has a number of benefits in rehabilitation including pain relief, decreasing bleeding, reducing inflammation and swelling. Your David Roberts Physiotherapist will often use this treatment as part of a combined approach to achieve full recovery of your injury.
Make contact with your local David Roberts Physiotherapy clinic to ensure best management of your injury from day one.