WHAT IS SHOCKWAVE THERAPY (SWT)? Sheila Barrett, Chartered Physiotherapist, explains that shockwave therapy is a revoluntary treatment for soft tissue injuries. It is a non-invasive, surgical procedure that uses mechanical shockwaves to treat chronic injuries. [...]
What are orthotics? Orthotics, orthoses, shoe inserts, insoles……whatever name they are known by, are foot supports which fit in your shoes to help your feet move more efficiently. They are made of moulded pieces of [...]
Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), or ‘shin splints’ as it’s commonly known, describes pain along the front of the lower shin that worsens with running/exercise. It is a common injury in runners or those involved [...]
Did you know that: Your diaphragm is a big muscle that sits like a parachute in your chest. Your pelvic floor muscle and your diaphragm are closely connected. When you breathe in your diaphragm will [...]
What is a Total Knee Replacement? An orthopaedic procedure where the articular surfaces (end of the bone) of the femur (thigh bone) and tibia (shin bone) are replaced. A polyethylene piece is placed between the [...]
Osteoarthritis (OA) Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint condition that leads to pain and stiffness through progressive wear and tear. Normally, knee replacements are performed as a result of severe OA. This means that many [...]
What is Resistance Training? Resistance training is any exercise that causes the muscles to contract against external resistance. This can be in the form of weights (barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells etc.), exercise tubing/theraband or even your [...]
Please click link below for Physiotherapy advice for patients with Covid-19 after discharge from hospital. Post COVID Recovery If you would like more information, please contact us on 021 4633455 or you can [...]
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