If you thought you had to stretch before and after exercise to prevent injury, then you wouldn't be alone. But this is just one of a number of common practices that actually don't do anything beneficial for your health. The top five physiotherapy myths have been publicly busted by the world's largest physiotherapy clinical research website, PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database).
Based at the George Institute for Global Health in Sydney, researchers have studied reports of more than 28,000 guidelines, trials and reviews.
'There's a lot of myths that just seem common sense and are common for people, because it's usually something to do with your everyday life.'
Four and five are based on the use of gadgets that people have to pay for, which can sometimes be expensive.
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