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Posts by Aileen Maguire, Author at Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic

  • Dry needling

    Dry needling

    Sep 03. 2019 — No comment

    What is dry needling? Dry needling is a therapeutic technique using filament needles to release trigger points, which are taut bands in muscles. Dry needling is sometimes referred to as Western Acupuncture. How can dry…

  • Marathon Training: How to prepare for your first marathon or half marathon

    Marathon Training: How to prepare for your first marathon or half marathon

    Aug 14. 2019 — No comment

    This is the second instalment in our four part series on half marathon and marathon training. The Rock’n’Roll half marathon and KBC Dublin marathon are growing closer and closer. Our first blog this month informs you of …

  • How to Avoid Common Injuries During a Marathon

    How to Avoid Common Injuries During a Marathon

    Aug 01. 2019 — No comment

    This is the final part of our four part series in preparing for the Dublin Marathon. If you have missed out on the previous blogs click on these links to bring you to part 1, part 2 and part 3 where there is lots of grea…

  • Summer Exercise Ideas

    Summer Exercise Ideas

    Jul 24. 2019 — No comment

    Now that the summer weather is finally here, why not get out and enjoy exercising in the long summer evenings or brighter mornings. Exercising outdoors has additional health benefits to exercising indoors, and no matter …

  • Best Practises for Working Out in the Summer Heat

    Best Practises for Working Out in the Summer Heat

    Jul 17. 2019 — No comment

    Now that the weather is getting warmer and the sun is shining, it is nice to go outside and exercise. Here are some top tips for working out in the summer heat. Tips for Working out in the Summer Heat: Hydration is key…

  • Fun ways to get fit as a family

    Fun ways to get fit as a family

    Jun 26. 2019 — No comment

    Now with the days getting a little longer and warmer (we hope!), it’s a great opportunity to get out and get you and your family moving more. Promoting health and well-being in the family home is an important lifestyle…

  • Top tips on how to lift and carry your children

    Top tips on how to lift and carry your children

    Jun 12. 2019 — No comment

    Have you ever experienced back, shoulder of neck pain when you go to lift or carry your children? Do you feel you are repeatedly leaning forward, lifting and awkwardly twisting? Along with your baby comes strollers, chan…

  • Preparing for Pregnancy Part 4: Common Discomforts During Pregnancy

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 4: Common Discomforts During Pregnancy

    Jun 05. 2019 — No comment

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 4: Common Discomforts During Pregnancy This is the fourth and final instalment to the four part series in preparing for pregnancy. We have already provided you with information on a healthy …

  • Preparing for Pregnancy Part 2: Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 2: Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

    May 15. 2019 — No comment

    This is part two in our four part series this month on preparing for pregnancy. If you haven’t already, check out the previous blog the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle during pregnancy. Pregnancy can be a dem…

  • Preparing for Pregnancy Part 1: The Importance of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle During Pregnancy

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 1: The Importance of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle During Pregnancy

    May 08. 2019 — No comment

    If you have recently found out you are expecting, congratulations! Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful journeys one can be a part of. Not only for mothers who are growing and carrying life, but for fathers as well. Wh…

  • Top Tips to Improve your Hill Running

    Top Tips to Improve your Hill Running

    Apr 17. 2019 — No comment

    Hill running can be a challenge even for the most experienced of runners. Many runners dread it especially as running a hilly course can be both physically and mentally draining. By incorporating the appropriate techniqu…

  • The Importance of a Warm Up and Cool Down When Exercising

    The Importance of a Warm Up and Cool Down When Exercising

    Apr 03. 2019 — No comment

    Whether you have just decided to incorporate an exercise regimen in your life for the first time, or are returning having been out of practice for some time, understanding the importance of a proper warm up and cool down…

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