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…

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…

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…

Osteoarthritis: Is there another option to surgery?

OSTEOARTHRITIS is a serious joint disease that leads to reduced life quality and it is estimated that by 2020 it will be the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide. The symptoms affect 10-18% of adults over…

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…

Lower Back Pain – Busting the Myths

Pretty much everyone at some stage in their life will suffer from an episode of lower back pain. The aim of this blog is to shed a bit more light on the most recent strategies to…