World Continence Awareness Week

This week is World Continence Awareness Week and is an opportunity to talk about an issue that is very common and effects both women and men. The aim is to highlight the impact of urinary incontinence…

May is Asthma Awareness Month

This month is Asthma Awareness and we most likely all know someone who has asthma. There are approximately 380,000 people in Ireland who have asthma that is 1 in 13 people and 1 in 10 children.…

Endometriosis and Physiotherapy

March was Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis effects 1 in 10 women in Ireland and is one of the most commonly seen gynaecological diseases. However, it is poorly understood and not commonly spoken about. And certainly not…

Exercising during COVID-19

We are all well aware at this stage that we are experiencing an outbreak of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) which is a respiratory disease meaning it effects our airways and lungs. We know that the most…

Exercising as a mother

This week the Mummy MOT which is a postnatal assessment for all mothers at any stage following the pregnancy and birth of their baby is focusing on returning to exercise. There appears to be a huge…

Five reasons to keep walking

It is particularly hard to keep exercising as the days get shorter, colder and wetter in the winter months. It is free activity that in most cases can be done with relative ease. The benefits of…

Why is sleep so important?

In today’s society we face a culture where we are expected to be connected constantly with the result that time allocated to sleep is increasing reduced and neglected. The statistics from the World Health Organisation (WHO)…