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Using Silicon Gel Sheeting for scar management

Estimates indicate that each year around 100 million people in the developed world acquire scars following elective surgery and surgery for trauma. Of these, approximately 15% have excessive or unaesthetic scars. Physical Edge recognises the need for better post operative scar ma [...]

September 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Using Silicon Gel Sheeting for scar management

The use of Compression Therapy in Orthopaedic Post Operative conditions Part 2

This article is  Part 2 of our previous blog on "The use of Compression Therapy in Orthopaedic Post Operative conditions". You can read Part 1 from our previous blog now or continue to Part 2. Ideas for compression therapy after surgery Compression therapy  (CT) can come in sever [...]

August 2nd, 2018|Comments Off on The use of Compression Therapy in Orthopaedic Post Operative conditions Part 2

The use of Compression Therapy in Orthopaedic Post Operative conditions Part 1

The purpose of this blog is to discuss the role of Compression Therapy (CT) in reducing swelling after Orthopaedic peripheral joint surgery. Most literature on this topic investigates the role of compression on conditions of chronic oedema (swelling lasting longer than 3 months) [...]

July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on The use of Compression Therapy in Orthopaedic Post Operative conditions Part 1

The effectiveness of ice for acute swelling and what are the alternatives?

When working in an acute rehabilitation setting, treating injuries and post surgical patients, we often manage varying degrees of swelling around the involved body part. The consequences of this swelling can have a negative impact on living an active life and participating in spo [...]

July 4th, 2018|Comments Off on The effectiveness of ice for acute swelling and what are the alternatives?

Effectiveness of Hydrotherapy after Total Knee and Total Hip Joint Replacement

A systematic Review looking at the effectiveness of Hydrotherapy (Aqua Therapy, AT)) verus land based exercise or control exercise group  supported short and midterm functional benefits of AT over land based exercise of minimal clinically important difference (MCID). There is lim [...]

July 1st, 2018|Comments Off on Effectiveness of Hydrotherapy after Total Knee and Total Hip Joint Replacement

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