Taping is a relatively new phenomenon in athletics, but one that has started to gain mainstream popularity in recent years. In essence, taping is used to provide support or relief to injured athletes, although some also use it preventatively. Taping can be used in different ways for different issues and can achieve a variety of results, which this article will explore.
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.
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.
There is more to running in winter than simply plucking up the motivation to do so. Here, you can find a number of steps that will help make running in winter safer, easier, and more comfortable.
The constant staring at a smartphone can lead to poor posture, often known as ‘text neck,’ but what are the ramifications of this poor posture?
While the emotional ramifications of stress are enough to make the condition far from attractive, it can also cause some people lower-back pain.
There are a number of causes of neck pain and depending on the cause, a number of treatments are available to help deal with the problem.
If you want a system that has been recognised for its effectiveness and ease to get into, then Pilates has to be near the top of the list. But what is Pilates and what benefits does it offer?
Very few of us go through life without getting headaches and for some, they can become so bad that they are the ruling factor in our lives. But can a physiotherapist help deal with the problem?
By the year 2035, there will be an estimated 600 million people that will live with diabetes on a daily basis. In 2014, there were nearly five million deaths associated with the condition and one in two sufferers don’t even realise they have it.
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?
Most of our foot and leg problems result from wearing the wrong kind of shoes, therefore, it is extremely important that you buy your walking shoes with care.
The knee is one of the most common parts of the body to be injured. Check out some of the most common types of injuries here.
With the Dublin City Marathon fast approaching, all runners who are now in-training should be aware of some of the potential injuries that can occur during your preparations so that you can avoid them from occurring before or during the big race day.
Various forms of physiotherapy can be a great help in relieving the pain brought on by arthritis.
Here are some easy hand exercises and finger exercises to help with range of motion and joint pain.
Check out our four relaxing foam rolling exercises to do at home to stretch and relax tired, sore or injured muscles.
We found five ways to give your workout a bit of a boost with unique and fun exercise equipment at a very affordable price.
More than 2,400 years ago, Hippocrates said, “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” It might seem too simple to be true, but when it comes to improving your overall health, all you really need to do is to get walking.
Students today suffer from a number of health concerns developed from the hours spent pondering over notes, laptops and video games.