World Physiotherapy Day

The 8th of September marks World Physiotherapy Day and it is an opportunity for chartered physiotherapists to raise awareness about the contribution the profession makes to keeping people fit, mobile and independent. The theme for 2019…

Do you have an Overactive Bladder?

Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OABS) is not an unusual condition with an estimated 350,000 Irish people affected. It can affect both men and women of all ages and can significantly impact on their quality of life.  But…

Tips for Lower Back Pain

Pretty much everyone at some stage in their life has or will suffer from an episode of lower back pain. The statistics for lower back pain are pretty interesting; Back pain more common in Ireland than…

Men’s Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

June is a busy month for health awareness and included both Men’s Health Week and World Continence Awareness Week. The question is - How can a chartered physiotherapist impact on men’s health and incontinence? Chartered Physiotherapists…

Prostate cancer is a Real Game Changer

International Continence Awareness Week is June 17th to 23rd  . Urinary Incontinence is one of the major side effect of prostate cancer surgery. Like any cancer diagnosis - prostate cancer is a game changer for so many…

Getting back to running after having a baby

Are you eager to get back running after having a baby? Are you back running and suffering from urinary leakage or back or hip pain? Or maybe you just don’t feel your pelvic floor is strong…

Tips for Achilles Tendon Pain
Closeup side view of mid 50's female doctor examining an ankle of mid 20's athlete woman. This is a typical sports injury.

Tips for Achilles Tendon Pain

With the improving weather and more people returning to activities after the winter months or taking up new activities with the stretch in the evenings we are seeing a lot more tendon type injuries in the…

What else can you do for Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

What else can be done besides surgery to assist in the management of pelvic organ prolapse. Pelvic organ prolapse is defined as an anatomical change where the pelvic organs which are the bladder, uterus, bowel or…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Are you waking during the night with tingling, pins and needles, numbness or pain in your hand? Do these symptoms persist on waking? Do the symptoms ease if you shake your hand. If so, you may…

The Temporomandibular Joint AKA The Jaw!
Close up of therapist doing osteopathic treatment on little girls chin.

The Temporomandibular Joint AKA The Jaw!

If you are suffering from jaw pain it is first and foremost a trip to the dentist to rule out any dental issues that is required. However, if you have done this and been diagnosed with…