In the new year people often make changes to improve their life both mentally and physically. Exercise and wellness classes such as yoga and Pilates have become popular with Yoga studios popping up all over the country in the last 10 years. However with the rise in interest has also come a steady increase in yoga related injuries.
With the days getting shorter and the temperature dropping at this time of year it can be hard to motivate yourself to leave the house in the evenings to do exercise. At the same time it is around this time of year when people’s moods are lower and also when we tend to overindulge in food and drink, calling for a real reason to not give up on exercising.
We would like to wish Paul Fallon good luck on his brave running journey of 1,000 miles around Ireland in the 31 days of December. Also congratulations are in order for the last 7 days where he has run from the phoenix park in Dublin to Clonmel in Tipperary via Wicklow, Wexford, Kilkenny and Waterford. Paul, a Galway native, is completing the ‘1,000 Mile Run for Home’ to raise money for the “On the Run Again” (OTRA) programme.
We have partnered with VHI Swiftcare centres to provide our physio services within the Dundrum VHI Swiftcare clinic, located within Rockfield Medical Campus, Ballaly/Dundrum. This is just beside the Dundrum Town Centre. The clinic is open as of the 5th of December.
You may think arthritis and exercise do not go hand in hand, however this is definitely not the case. It was believed for many years that if an individual had arthritis they should not attempt exercise as it could further damage joints. Today, research shows that exercise is an essential tool in the management of arthritis.
It is believed that people who exercise on a regular basis also start to eat better and as a result their brain may change, according to research undertaken in the U.S. This may seem like a fairly straightforward statement, but research is needed to gain a fuller understanding of the topic area.
The Physio Company are proud to announce the opening of a new Physiotherapy clinic in the VHI Swiftcare centre in Mahon, Cork.
The Physio Company has opened a new Physiotherapy clinic in the VHI Swiftcare centre in Swords, Dublin. We are pleased to announce the clinic’s opening with our new partners, VHI Swiftcare, as of the 21st of November.
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,
Osteoporosis is a silent disease that affects so many people; 1 in 5 men and 1 in 2 women over 50. Osteoporosis, sometimes referred to as brittle bones, is a disease that thins the bones, subjecting those affected to fractures or even breaks.
Patients are often confused about the difference between a Chartered Physiotherapist and physical therapist. Here the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) explain that the difference is much more than just in the name…
Here are some of The Physio Company’s top tips to help your children maintain an active and healthy lifestyle as they prepare to go back to school…
The 31st Dublin Marathon is only a few days away now and we hope that everyone’s training and preparation are going to plan. Here at The Physio Company we fully understand the physical and mental demands of this race and we have some great post-race treatment offers for those of you who may be feeling the effects of months of hard training.
Following on from our earlier post here is the second part of The Physio Company’s tips for running the 31st Dublin Marathon, which is just two weeks away.
The National Lottery Dublin Marathon, which is in its 31st year, is just 19 days away. The race, which winds through the Georgian streets of Dublin, takes place on Monday, the 31st of October. Here are a few quick pointers from The Physio Company, which can help you perform to the best of your ability in this race.
It was a mixed weekend for Irish sport after Ireland beat Andorra 2-0 on Friday evening and the national rugby team suffered a heart-breaking 22-10 loss to Wales in the quarter finals of the Rugby World Cup.
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.
Sprained ankles are the most frequent type of musculoskeletal injury seen by primary-care providers. Ankle sprains are common sports injuries but also happen during everyday activities.
Ireland stunned the Wallabies at the weekend with a 15-6 victory and shows the rest of the World that the men in green are a force to be reckoned with. As an upset, it ranked high. At the end of last week, Australia were seen as the main rivals to New Zealand in the competition.
The Physio Company’s latest blog discusses the incidence of falls in Ireland amongst elderly people. One in three people over the age of 65 will suffer from a fall every year in Ireland, with many of these individuals falling again within a matter of months, as stated by the TRIL (Technology Research for independent Living) Centre.