Life in the Coronavirus pandemic involves navigating every day with changing parameters, which can lead to stress, uncertainty and fear. But it is possible to find and acknowledge the positives of this largely negative situation.
If you’ve ever worn a cast or moon boot to recover from an injury, you’ll remember the stiffness you felt when the brace was removed. During immobilisation, fibrous connective tissue (fascia) bundles form and stick together, like a stiff web. Once healed, you would have been prescribed exercises to ‘melt’ these bundles, and restore mobility and movement to the joint.