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  • Common physical problems from standing at work all day

    Common physical problems from standing at work all day

    Jan 15. 2020 — No comment

    Leading on from last week’s blog on Common Physical Problems from Sitting at a Desk which has lots of tips on how to avoid the negative effects of having a desk based job, this week we will look at common complaints fr…

  • Common Physical Problems from Sitting at a Desk

    Common Physical Problems from Sitting at a Desk

    Jan 07. 2020 — No comment

    Recently is has become a well-known idea that sitting for long periods at work can have a negative effect on our health and well-being. With many jobs in the work place based at a desk this is becoming more prevalent. Be…

  • Osteoporosis in Men

    Osteoporosis in Men

    Nov 28. 2019 — No comment

    What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a silent bone disease that if often only diagnosed after a bone fracture or break has occurred. Osteoporosis alters the structure of the bone causing weakness and an increased risk …

  • Urinary Incontinence in Men – causes & symptoms

    Urinary Incontinence in Men – causes & symptoms

    Nov 20. 2019 — No comment

    This is part two of this month’s blog posts on Men’s Health. Last week there was a very informative post on Chronic prostatitis. This week we are focusing on urinary incontinence, what it is and why it happens.

    What i…

  • What is chronic prostatitis?

    What is chronic prostatitis?

    Nov 06. 2019 — No comment

    This month we are doing a special set of blogs based on Men’s Health to align with Movember.

    Movember aims to increase the awareness of male related health problems such as prostate and testicular cancer, suicide p…

  • Role of physiotherapy in geriatrics

    Role of physiotherapy in geriatrics

    Oct 18. 2019 — No comment

    Geriatric physiotherapy is the branch of physiotherapy that relates to the care of older adults. A physiotherapist has a key role in enabling older people to maximise their bodies potential to enhance mobility and indepe…

  • How do I know if I sprained my ankle?

    How do I know if I sprained my ankle?

    Oct 09. 2019 — No comment

    An ankle sprain  is a common complaint among the general public from sports fanatics to every day walkers. It is commonly seen here in the clinic. Correct diagnoses and treatment is important to get you back on your fee…

  • Iliopsoas strain (Hip Flexor): Causes and Symptoms

    Iliopsoas strain (Hip Flexor): Causes and Symptoms

    Sep 18. 2019 — No comment

    The hip flexors The two main muscles in this group are iliopsoas and rectus femoris. The hip flexor muscles are connected from the pelvis, lower back and groin area to the femur bone. Their job is to move the femur bone…

  • 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 …

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