Updated: Oct 9, 2018
Do you wear orthotics, use knee, ankle or back braces as a coping strategy for chronic pain or injury? If you do, it may be worth contemplating if rigidity really is helping your body recover or perform it's best!
'Rigidity is the enemy of all biology.'
The above quote by Michol Dalcourt sums up our perspective on locking up joints or immobilising an injured area. Many people use these devices long term, or reach for a 'supportive brace' at the first hint of a niggling injury. How many people do you know who wear a knee brace every time they play sport? If it was helping them heal, it wouldn't be needed long term!