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  • Common Ski Injuries & How to Avoid Them

    Common Ski Injuries & How to Avoid Them

    Dec 12. 2018 — No comment

    As the winter months truly set in, it also means the beginning of skiing and snowboarding seasons for winter sports lovers. Whether you are a fully-fledged winter sports fanatic or it’s your first time on a snow holida…

  • What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

    What is Restless Legs Syndrome?

    Dec 05. 2018 — No comment

    Restless Leg Syndrome is a sensory disorder that is characterised by unpleasant sensations in the legs, combined with a compelling urge to move the legs to ease the discomfort. Symptoms include tingling, itchiness, cramp…

  • Physiotherapy Following Prostatectomy

    Physiotherapy Following Prostatectomy

    Nov 28. 2018 — No comment

    As it is November, the month of Movember, what better time to talk about men’s health. The Movember Foundation aim to help stop men dying too young and are addressing the biggest health issues faced by men. They addres…

  • The Role of Physiotherapy in Cancer Recovery

    The Role of Physiotherapy in Cancer Recovery

    Nov 21. 2018 — No comment

    Physiotherapy is generally not the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of undergoing cancer treatment, instead surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and immunotherapy are the more common thoughts. And right…

  • Pelvic Health for Men

    Pelvic Health for Men

    Nov 16. 2018 — No comment

    Recently, I wrote a piece for The Phoenix magazine about pelvic health for men. Check out the feature piece below: When I mention pelvic health to my male friends the reaction is usually the same:

    “Isn’t that a w…

  • Am I Doing Enough Exercise?

    Am I Doing Enough Exercise?

    Nov 14. 2018 — No comment

    We all know exercise is good for you, but do we actually know how much we are meant to be doing? With an ever growing society of convenience and sedentary lifestyles, getting in enough physical activity is a struggle for…

  • Hot or Cold Therapy: Which Treatment is Best?

    Hot or Cold Therapy: Which Treatment is Best?

    Nov 07. 2018 — No comment

    When it comes to treating muscle or joint injuries, two of the most popular and effective methods for alleviating pain are applying heat or ice to the area. However, there can be confusion as to which treatment is more e…

  • Tendonitis: Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

    Tendonitis: Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

    Oct 31. 2018 — No comment

    Firstly, what is a tendon? I often hear patients mixing up a tendon and ligament. A tendon is a fibrous connective tissue that connect a muscle to bone. In short, it is the anchor of the muscle to the skeleton. One of th…

  • How to Prevent Shin Splints

    How to Prevent Shin Splints

    Oct 17. 2018 — No comment

    Shin splints is typically an encompassing term for pain below the knee, on the front or side of the shin bone. However, even the term medial tibial stress syndrome is not a true representation of the condition and a more…

  • Activities to Avoid After Hip Replacement Surgery

    Activities to Avoid After Hip Replacement Surgery

    Oct 10. 2018 — No comment

    Rehabilitation post hip replacement surgery begins straight after the surgery, with hospital physiotherapists encouraging you to do some bed exercises to help get you back on your feet as soon as possible. The road to fu…

  • Marathon Training Part 4: The Importance of Nutrition

    Marathon Training Part 4: The Importance of Nutrition

    Sep 26. 2018 — No comment

    This is the final part in our 4-part series in marathon training. Dublin Marathon is just around the corner now, on Sunday 28th of October. I hope your training has been going well and you have found the previous blogs …

  • Marathon Training Part 3: Why you Should Incorporate Strength Training

    Marathon Training Part 3: Why you Should Incorporate Strength Training

    Sep 19. 2018 — No comment

    With less than 6 weeks to go to the Dublin Marathon, we are sure you all have your training programmes well under way! For most advanced runners who have completed a marathon before, you are probably aware of the benefit…

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