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Osteoporosis Class – Why Balance Exercises?

Osteoporosis Class – Why Balance Exercises? As mentioned in previous blog posts (link to mine and Cal’s blogs), Osteoporosis is a disease which affects the density of bones. One of the major implications this has, is that it increases a person’s risk of sustaining a fracture, particularly after a fall or traumatic injury.As a result …

Exercises for Osteoporosis

Exercises for Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is the most common bone condition worldwide, estimated to affect over 200 million people. As we age, our bones decrease in density and become more likely to fracture from a simple fall. In Ireland, one in two women and one in four men over the age of 50 will suffer from an osteoporotic fracture. Other …

Osteoporosis Class – A Look Inside the Class

Osteoporosis Class – A Look Inside the Class What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the density and strength of your bones, increasing the risk of fracture. There are no symptoms of Osteoporosis so often it is not diagnosed until after a fracture. There are a number of risk factors for developing Osteoporosis, …

Osteoporosis Class Starting at PhysioCare

Osteoporosis Class Starting at PhysioCare What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition which causes the bones to become weak and brittle. Osteoporosis affects the density of the bone, causing it to become more fragile and thus increasing the risk of fractures. It typically affects women more than men, but it is not exclusive to women. One …

A Look at our Dublin Physiotherapy Clinics

A Look at our Dublin Physiotherapy Clinics We work hard to offer an unrivalled positive experience to all of our patients across all of our Dublin physiotherapy clinics. Each of our clinics are custom designed and built with the patient outcome in mind.This means that the space, equipment and staff within each of our clinics …

Physiotherapy at Home – Home Visit Service

Physiotherapy at Home – Home Visit Service As the colder weather creeps back and winter approaches, we like to remind our patients about our Home Visit service where you can receive Physiotherapy at Home. We understand that it is not always practical or possible for patients to attend our clinics and so we offer them …

World Physiotherapy Day 2017

Celebrating World Physiotherapy Day with the theme of Healthy Ageing and Physical Activity 8th September 2017 marks World Physiotherapy Day and the theme this year aims to raise awareness of how Physical Activity for life contributes to Healthy Ageing. PhysioCare are proud to share this healthy ageing ethos and ensure that all of our patients …

How do I know if my Fitness Professional is any good?

How do I know if my Fitness Professional is any good? With the explosion of the fitness industry in recent years and the massive influx of the fitness professional of all types, it has become increasingly difficult to identify those driven by the desire to help you achieve your goals and those motivated by money …

Hamstring Injuries – The Unshakeable Injury?

Hamstring Injuries – The Unshakeable Injury? Hamstrings; we all have them and we’ve all heard of them. Hamstring injuries have plagued many a great sport star’s career. When you see a player arrive with a hamstring injury at a sporting event their face is often the picture of despair rather than pain. One of the most …

Semi Private Pilates Classes available at PhysioCare

Semi Private Pilates Classes at PhysioCare Semi private Pilates classes are available in our PhysioCare Castleknock and Rathfarnham clinics. A maximum of four participants make up each class and the classes are led by our Chartered Physiotherapists Jenny Drennan (MISCP) and Sinead Greenan (MISCP). The small class size means that the class instructors can spend …