When studying, your mind is focused on many different things: exams, projects, deadlines, scheduling, remembering what you need to learn, and actually learning it. It’s easy to allow studying to take control of your time and focus, and although it must be done, this can cause us to forget about our wellbeing. Diet and sleep are the most famously hard-hit areas during study time, but one area that is overlooked all too often is the strain we put on our necks.
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.
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.
Most of us have been scolded our whole lives by parents, teachers, and relatives who have told us to sit up straight. Most of us have also ignored that advice. Posture is a difficult thing to stay conscious of, because it is something that is constantly developing throughout our whole lives.
Gardening may not seem like the most dangerous pastime in the world, but like most things in life, it can be damaging if done incorrectly. We’re going to look at what some common gardeing injuries are, and what you can do to prevent them.
Given that most of us sleep around 8 hours every night, it should come as no surprise that the position in which we sleep can have long-term effects on our bodies. Here are the 6 most common sleeping positions, each listed with pros & cons.
A good posture is just as essential as a healthy diet, sleeping comfortably and exercising. It ensures that your body is well poised to undertake daily tasks with more vigour and energy, all the while keeping away fatigue. So then, what is posture, and how can one maintain it?
Physiotherapist Sinéad Treacy talks about bad posture and how it can be treated. This a very common problem which can be successfully treated in most cases.
Are you thinking of starting a Pilates class? If you are to keen to get involved,keep reading to find out what Pilates is about & what it involves.
The annual ‘Exam Season’ has officially kicked off with almost 60,000 Leaving Cert students tackling the Oral Examinations in the last few weeks. In this blog our Chartered Physiotherapist in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Ronan Buckley, gives us his tips on how to avoid exams becoming more of a pain than they need to!
We are happy to announce we will be holding Posture Rehabilitation classes in January, in Cork. These classes are specifically geared towards beginners. Our classes are designed for men and women who suffer from poor posture due to poor muscle tone and weakened core. The result of this is often back and neck pain, and discomfort while performing everyday tasks