By taking control of your work day, scheduling and planning your activities, did you know that you can actually decrease a lot of musculoskeletal (MSK) problems?
Depending on the severity, a stroke can can result in loss of mobility. Fortunately, physiotherapy can be used to address these issues and provide a higher quality of life.
Physiotherapy may not come to mind when you think of cancer treatment, but as we have seen, there is always more to learn about cancer. This blog will look at how physiotherapy can be used to ease the suffering and aid the recovery of those battling cancer.
National Scoot to School Week is an annual event run by Green Schools Ireland. The campaign aims to raise environmental awareness, as well as keep children active and fit. This year, National Scoot to School Week takes place from the 20th to the 24th of March.
Of all the technological advancements made in recent times, the smartphone has arguably been one of the most transformative. But for all the good that smartphones have brought into our lives, there is bound to be some bad.
If you spend hours on end sitting, you should make sure you’re doing it right. If not, you could be causing yourself a lot of harm.
Back pain may not be a life-threatening condition, but it can still be extremely frustrating. Fortunately, there are a number of simple steps you can take to reduce or prevent back pain.
Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, and as more and more scientific research is carried out on the effects of acupuncture, we look at some of the benefits it can have on your health.
A 2011 study found that in the 6 months leading up to a triathlon, 87% of participants reported an overuse injury. With all that in mind, let’s look at some of the most common injuries experienced by triathletes.
Footballer’s ankle is a form of chronic ankle pain caused by bone spurs on the front aspect of the bone of the ankle. These spurs are generally developed from long term sporting activity that involves kicking as this will move the ankle to its extremes.
The majority of whiplash cases result from road traffic accidents where the head is thrown back and then whipped forward. The injury might also be a result of some force to the head, normally during sporting activities such as boxing or rugby. Whatever the cause, physiotherapy has proven incredibly valuable in the healing process.
Basketball has proven to be an excellent way to strengthen the body and mind for members of all generations. Of course, such an exertive activity does not come without risk. Below we will discuss some of the most common basketball injuries.
As time passes, our bodies take a beating. We feel ourselves becoming weaker and functioning less like we used to unless we incorporate regular exercise into our daily routines. This also applies to our pelvic floor. Here, we look at at some simple exercises to help you improve your pelvic floor fitness.
Compartment syndrome is a painful condition brought on by a build-up of pressure in the muscle compartments. Sports such as running, cycling or swimming are often the cause, with most cases occurring in the lower leg.
If there’s one thing guaranteed when it comes to pregnancy, it’s that it will be uncomfortable at times. But sometimes discomfort can become pain. That’s where physiotherapy can help.
While striving to improve your posture is a good idea, there are a lot of harmful myths out there that could damage not only your efforts to improve, but your posture itself. In this blog, we’re going to debunk 5 of the most common myths about posture.
Companies now spend millions on scientific studies that will enable them to develop clothes that help us go faster, stronger, and longer than ever before. One such example is that of the minimalist shoe.
Running is a great way to keep fit and stay healthy. But like all forms of exercise, running has certain risks associated with it. Here are some of the most common injuries linked to running.
While it’s easy to injure yourself in pretty much any sport, the GAA tends to be a bit more brutal than most sports. For that reason, we’re going to look at some of the most common injuries in Gaelic football.
We’re now heading straight into winter and the rain is coming full force. The last thing you want is for all your recent physical activity to be undone because of a little water, so here are some tips for running safely in the rain.