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5 Top Tips for Ankle Injuries (Includes Rehab Videos)

5 Top Tips for Ankle injuries Put ice on the ankle injury immediately Rest the ankle injury in an elevated position Load the ankle injury early Strengthen the ankle before you go back to sport running Strap up the ankle for the first time when going back and playing a sport. Your ankle injury will […]

Osteitis Pubis

Osteitis Pubis

WHAT IS OSTEITIS PUBIS? OP is the inflammation of the pubic symphysis bone, which is located in the front of the pelvis. Pain is located in this area or can refer into the inguinal area and/or groin. People suffering from OP experience pain coughing, sneezing and when stretching the adductors and hip flexors. They also […]

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Becoming Over Trained?

Hey folks I’ve decided to write a short blog on children injuries from ages 8-17. I’m seeing a lot of children of these ages coming into my clinic with a number of hip, knee and back injuries from over-training Now we all want our children to be happy and active, but when you child is […]

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Groin Pain In GAA Players

GROIN PAIN SCREENING Groin pain is one of the most stubborn injuries that we see as physiotherapists. For years, scientific evidence and functional movement trainers have told us that functional movement screening is a great way to predict injury in athletes, but unfortunately latest evidence has shown this to be untrue. A recent study conducted […]

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5 Things You Can Do To Help You Back Get Better

1.)  GIVE IT A CHANCE TO REST   First of all with our busy lives in the modern world it’s hard to get some down time. Everyday it’s get up, get dressed, make your breakfast, go to work, come home, play with your kids, go to the gym or training with a sports team. When […]

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Pain After Sport In Adolescent Teens

Children suffering from low back pain or knee pain?? This will explain why……   I’ve had a lot of children in with me over the last few months with pains and aches from sports. On average these children are between the ages of 12 and 15 and one noticeable trait I see among this age […]

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Should Pain – Evidence Your Scan May Not Tell You What Is Actually Wrong.

Shoulder Pain??….. Read this for insights if you have had a scan done…. A Study from 2011, conducted an ultrasound scan on 50 males with no history of shoulder pain and the results were astounding. 96% of these men had abnormal findings. The highest abnormal findings were bursal thickening (78%), A/C joint osteoarthritis (65%), rotator […]

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