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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 …

What Can I Expect From A Clinical Pilates Class?

What Can I Expect From A Clinical Pilates Class? What is Clinical Pilates? Clinical Pilates is a physiotherapist-led exercise class based on the principles of Pilates introduced by Joseph Pilates. It is a low impact form of exercise so does not stress any joints and is suitable for all capabilities and age-groups. It comprises of …

Why it Feels Good to Exercise

Why it Feels Good to Exercise My name is Cal Dunlea (MISCP) and I work in the PhysioCare Blanchardstown and Castleknock clinics. As well as high-quality physiotherapy treatment in our traditional treatment rooms, I also treat patients in our Blanchardstown PhysioGym. This is a custom-built gym space where active rehabilitation can occur between you the …

What does your squat say about you? (Part Two)

What does your squat say about you? (Part Two) Andrew Cullinane (MISCP) here and as I discussed in my previous blog, people are struggling to squat with proper form and technique. While assessing people’s squat in the clinic there are two problems or patterns I see very frequently. These are very easy to identify in the clinic …

What does your squat say about you? (Part One)

What does your squat say about you? (Part One) Andrew Cullinane (MISCP) here – I am a Chartered Physiotherapist who works from the PhysioCare Carrickmines and Rathfarnham clinics. Today I am going to be talking about the squat. Everyone knows what it is, but does everyone know how to do it? The squat is one …

Common Cycling Injuries

Common Cycling Injuries Common cycling injuries are often seen and treated here at PhysioCare. Cycling, both as a sport and as a means of transport, has majorly grown in popularity over the past number of years. Recent research has even shown that cycling to work can cut the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease in …

Foot Scan and Orthotic Assessment

Foot Scan and Orthotic Assessment You asked and we listened – we have extended our offer for a Half Price Foot Scan and Orthotic Assessment until the end of July 2017 due to popular demand. Foot Pain? Back Pain? Knee Pain? We can help. Call us on 015310007 to avail of this offer and read …