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…

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…

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…

Shoulder pain – simplified!

Are you suffering from new or ongoing shoulder pain?  Do you have shoulder pain that comes and goes depending on your activity level? This article is aimed at simplifying shoulder pain. The shoulder joint AKA glenohumeral…

Neck, Shoulder and Arm Pain following Breast Cancer Treatment

THE incidence of breast cancer in women is one-in-nine. Fortunately, with technological advancement in the early detection of breast cancer and treatment options, survival rates are increasing. However, the occurrence of upper limb related pain and…

Ice versus heat for an injury?

Should I put ice or heat or both on an injury? This is a question Chartered Physiotherapists get asked a lot. The reasons for either option are completely different and if you consider what they do…

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