Sports Injury Blogs
When you decide to play any sport, you’re willing to risk getting injured. While there is an inherent risk of injury in every sport, the kinds of injuries and the likelihood of sustaining them varies greatly from sport to sport. Unfortunately, Irish sports are often overlooked by the broader medical community, so today we’re going to look at some of the most common injuries in one of Ireland’s oldest and roughest sports: hurling.
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.
Many of us have been subjected to an injury at some point, and it’s not unusual for us to try a number of different methods to try and get rid of the pain. Two of the most popular methods of alleviating pain is the applying of ice or heat. But there can be some confusion as to what kind of treatment should be used for certain injuries.
Read about the 10 most stupid injuries sports stars suffered!
In part 2 of our Surfing Injuries review, Lead physiotherapist and keen surfer Rob Hanley looks at tips for avoiding surfing injuries
In part 1 of our Surfing Injuries review, Lead physiotherapist and keen surfer Rob Hanley looks at the most common injuries for surfers
Our physiotherapy team see the ankle sprain every single in our clinics. It is the most common sports injury that occurs worldwide. Find out more!
The groin strain is a painful injury which our physiotherapists regularly see in our clinics. It commonly occurs while people are playing sports but can happen during any physical activity. The author of today’s post Rob Hanley, is our physiotherapist in our clinic in Dooradoyle, Limerick. Rob will talk us through how groin strains occur, how they are treated and also how to avoid the re-occurrence of the injury. He has seen countless incidences of groin strains so is an expert in this area!!
Repetitive Strain Injuries are on the increase as we spend more and more time in front of our computers, smart phones and tablets. Recessionary times are forcing people to work harder and longer with less opportunity for varying work load. The good news is that by understanding the causes of repetitive strain injuries you can do a lot to alleviate and even prevent the problem. Chartered Physiotherapist Stephen Swanton discusses the problem and also how it can be avoided in future as well.
We are now approaching the end of September and both primary and secondary schools are back in full swing after the Summer Break. This means that the vast list of sports being played in these schools, are also well under-way.
For the Irish football team it has been a decade which has contained a string of frustrating results, which has led to falling short in the qualifying rounds for major tournaments. All eyes are on the boys in green to seize the playoff spot and secure their first appearance in a major tournament since the World Cup in 2002,
So far Ireland have proved to be among the most surprising performers in this Rugby World Cup. With four wins from four, including a giant killing display against Australia and a very assured second half display against a highly physical Italian side, confidence is riding high within the Irish camp.
After a slow start against the USA on Sunday, the Irish team will be hoping to perform to a much higher level this Saturday when Ireland face the Wallabies, the group favourites, in what is a crucial game in the Pool C in the qualifying process.
After a recent football injury, Journalist Ross McDonald attended Chartered Physiotherapist Owen Threadgold at The Physio Company’s Temple Bar clinic. His treatment with Owen ensured he’s now firmly back on the playing field…
Here is the second instalment in our tag rugby hand injuries blog.
Injuries are all too common on the sporting field, and at The Physio Company we ‘ve seen it all, from groin strains to ligament tears to dislocated shoulders. So it was only appropriate that the Hogan Stand approached us to find out more about our GAA ties.
Tag rugby has become a hugely popular pastime in the Summer Months here in Ireland. Despite the limited amount of physical contact in the game, injuries are still common. This blog post is the first excerpt in an article written by the Physio Company’s Director of Medical Services, Anne McGoldrick.
In the run up to the Dublin Marathon, we are going to update everyone on running Injuries. One of the main injuries that we see with runners is shin splints!
A knee injury forced Padraig Harrington to miss this week’s PGA Championship but we are delighted to say that Padraig said he would play at next month’s U.S. Open even if he had to use a crutch…..A knee injury forced Padraig Harrington to miss this week’s PGA Championship but we are delighted to say that Padraig said he would play at next month’s U.S. Open even if he had to use a crutch….A knee injury forced Padraig Harrington to miss this week’s PGA Championship but we are delighted to say that Padraig said he would play at next month’s U.S. Open even if he had to use a crutch…..