Keeping Fit

September is a busy month in many different ways – new routines are usually forged as the children get back to school and we face into the winter months. September is also the month for National…

Osteoporosis during Covid-19

The 20th of October every year is World Osteoporosis Awareness Day however this year is slightly different like most of 2020 due to the Covid-19 virus. Unfortunately, the presence of the virus in our communities has…

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…

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 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…

Are you having problems with your scar?

This week the Mummy MOT which is a postnatal check-up for all mothers at any stage following the birth of their baby is going to focus on scars i.e. caesarean section (C-section) and episiotomy scars.  For…

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…

The Mummy MOT and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

This week the Mummy MOT which is a postnatal check up for all women is going to have a look at pelvic organ prolapse.  Unfortunately, pelvic organ prolapse is more frequent after childbirth affecting one in…