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Physiotherapy and Headaches: What Can We Do?

Physiotherapy and Headaches: What Can We Do?

The first step in effectively treating any headache is to correctly identify the type of headache you are experiencing, followed by its root cause. A physiotherapist can help you identify both of these things, and work with you to lay out a range of treatment options and work towards reducing the level and frequency of this pain.

Strain- How to Prevent it?

Strain- How to Prevent it?

Strains are one of the most common types of injuries people sustain. There are various degrees of strains, and they can affect more or less any part of our body. This blog will give a broad overview of what strains are, what causes them, their implications, and how to prevent and heal them.

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease is the inflammation of the Tibial Tubercle, which is where the Patellar Tendon connects to the kneecap, running down to the shinbone. The primary cause of the condition is sudden growth spurts, which is further exacerbated by physical activity (not necessarily excessive activity, it must be noted)

When Is It OK To Run Through Pain?

Whether you are a beginner or a serious runner, after a long run you are likely to feel some aches and tenderness in your muscles. While this is normal, if the pain is persistent it shouldn't always be disregarded completely as avoiding the pain can lead to a more serious injury. So when is it ok to run through the pain?

Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

Extracorporeal shockwave therapy, ESWT, or simply “shockwave therapy” for short is the use of shockwaves to treat inflammations of the tendons around our joints. Although it is a relatively unknown therapy in the public eye, shockwave therapy has proven to be a popular choice among many athletes, as well as people with chronic pain.

Link Between Physiotherapy & Heart Attack Recovery

A heart attack can be a major and unexpected disruption to anyone’s life. While certain lifestyle choices or genetic predispositions can make our level of risk easier to assess, anyone can suffer a heart attack. Despite this, few people think of this as something to consider, and there is a lack of information regarding the realities of surviving a heart attack. In this blog, we will look the role physiotherapy plays in heart attack recovery.

Physiotherapy and Diabetes

Diabetes has been on the rise globally for decades, and it is estimated that about 5% of people in Ireland have diabetes. Although there is no cure to either of the two types of diabetes, type 2 is brought on largely by a lack of exercise. Therefore, it is no surprise that exercise can help manage the condition and keep people who have it healthier for longer. 

Treating Vertigo and Dizziness with Physiotherapy

Vertigo and dizziness may not seem like issues that could be helped by physiotherapy, but it has been shown that certain physiotherapy exercises can help people suffering from frequent spells of vertigo or dizziness. This is known as Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy, and to understand how it works, we first need to understand what that means.

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