pain relief - cold water swimming

Pain relief through drug free interventions?

Should healthcare professionals be considering drug free interventions for pain relief? A recently published BMJ Case Report suggests they should.   Cold forced open-water swimming: a natural intervention to improve postoperative pain and mobilisation outcomes? Tom B Mole / Pieter Mackeith BMJ Case Reports 2018:bcr-2017-222236 : Feb 18 Unexpected pain relief following open water swimming in…


What muscles?

Muscles in Places Where We Don’t Have Places The changes in sport over recent years have been driven by a combination of several factors.   We are getting bigger Since 1914, the average height of men and women in the UK has risen by 4 inches to 5ft 10ins and 5ft 5ins respectively. The Dutch…