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  • Marathon Training Part 2: Injury Prevention

    Marathon Training Part 2: Injury Prevention

    Sep 12. 2018 — No comment

    Well done, you are only 6-7 weeks out from the Dublin marathon. If you have any injuries now is the time to get them addressed, while you still have time to recovery and continue with your training. Common injuries that …

  • Marathon Training Part 1: The Importance of Rest Days

    Marathon Training Part 1: The Importance of Rest Days

    Sep 05. 2018 — No comment

    The much anticipated Dublin Marathon is soon approaching with less than eight weeks to go, and this year the event has reached its maximum capacity and sold out! Since there are so many of you dedicated runners out there…

  • Sciatic Nerve Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Sciatic Nerve Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Aug 29. 2018 — No comment

    The Sciatic Nerve Firstly, what is the sciatic nerve? Here is a brief anatomy lesson for you! The sciatic nerve is a major nerve of the lower limb. It is a thick rope like band approximately 2cm wide, which makes it one…

  • Common Cycling Injuries

    Common Cycling Injuries

    Aug 22. 2018 — No comment

    Cycling injuries are an unfortunate part of most rider’s relationship with their bike. Some people are more prone than others, but most cyclists will find themselves unable to cycle due to injury at some stage. While i…

  • The Benefit of Pilates for Arthritis

    The Benefit of Pilates for Arthritis

    Aug 15. 2018 — No comment

    Arthritis is a condition which affects a huge number of people throughout the world. There are a number of different forms of arthritis, the most common being osteoarthritis. Arthritis causes increased inflammation of jo…

  • Returning to Swimming After an Injury

    Returning to Swimming After an Injury

    Aug 08. 2018 — No comment

    Swimming is one of the most popular low-impact activities which is common among all ages. It is an effective way to keep in shape, as it exercise all muscle groups in the body. This low-impact exercise has many health be…

  • Dry Needling for Neck Pain

    Dry Needling for Neck Pain

    Aug 01. 2018 — No comment

    What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is the process of inserting sterile single-use filiform needles, the same used in acupuncture, into myofascial (muscular) trigger points. These trigger points are tight and painful kno…

  • Hip Flexor Strain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Hip Flexor Strain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Jul 25. 2018 — No comment

    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 upwards toward your chest, flexing the hip joint. The two main muscles in this group …

  • Tailbone Injury – Everything you Need to Know

    Tailbone Injury – Everything you Need to Know

    Jul 11. 2018 — No comment

    The tailbone or coccyx is the final segment of the vertebral column. Coccyx pain or discomfort can also be known as coccydynia. When it comes to a tailbone injury, most occur in women as the female pelvis is wider, leavi…

  • Most Common Toe Injuries from Running

    Most Common Toe Injuries from Running

    Jul 04. 2018 — No comment

    The big toe may only be small, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t escape injury. This is particularly true for runners, as the big toe serves a critical function, creating leverage to generate forward momentum when you…

  • How to Recover from a Quad Strain

    How to Recover from a Quad Strain

    Jun 27. 2018 — No comment

    The Quadriceps The quad is the muscle located at the front of the thigh and comprises of four separate muscles to make up the quadriceps unit. This includes vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis and rect…

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture: Everything you Need to Know

    Achilles Tendon Rupture: Everything you Need to Know

    Jun 19. 2018 — No comment

    The achilles tendon is a strong fibrous cord at the back of the ankle that connect the calf muscles to the heel bone. An achilles tendon rupture typically happens during recreational sport involving, running or jumping. …

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