Tag Archives: joint manipulation

Joint Cracking

Posted on by Ross Harris

Many people crack their joints on a regular basis, whether out of habit or to relieve stiffness, however, until recently the mechanism that produced this sound has been poorly understood. Historically a number of causes have been proposed including recoil of ligaments or a sudden collapse of gas bubbles within the joint. Most recently a […]

Injury Management: Long Term

Posted on by Ross Harris

Management of injuries after the first 48 hours is a complex procedure that can encompass a variety of different treatment techniques. The type of treatment required depends on the type, severity and stage of injury. If rehabilitation is inadequate the athlete may be: Prone to re-injury of the affected area Incapable of performing at pre-injury […]