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Gift Vouchers For Physiotherapy Treatments Be it a Christmas gift or that you just want to treat that special someone in your life. Here at PhysioCare we provide gift vouchers which can be used for a wide range of our Chartered Physiotherapy services in all of our clinics across Dublin . So if you know …

Tips On Staying Active Over Christmas

Tips On Staying Active This Christmas   Christmas can be a difficult time to navigate when it comes to exercise. Even if fitness is important to you, it can sometimes be difficult to pry yourself away from the paté, put down the glass of red and get outside into the elements.  Worry not, your friends …

Chronic Pain And You

Did you know 1 in 5 individuals are affected by chronic pain? Are you one of them?   Chronic pain is a term health care professionals use which refers to any pain that extends beyond the expected healing time. In Ireland, 1 in 5 individuals are affected by chronic pain to the point which it …

MYTHS SURROUNDING LOW BACK PAIN .

Myths surrounding Low Back Pain Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Ireland, low back pain accounts for 25% of all GP visits and is the main reason people are absent from work. Although low back pain is common, it is evident that there is confusion surrounding what causes back pain and …

FOAM ROLLER – HOW DOES IT WORK.

FOAM ROLLER – How Does It Work And Who Should Be Using It.   Foam Rolling has become a much talked about topic in recent years but what exactly is it and how does it work? Foam rolling is a method in which we can ‘self-release’ our muscles to massage out any tightness in the …

WHAT IS FIBROMYALGIA

What is fibromyalgia?   Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain throughout the body that has been ongoing for over 3 months duration with no other disorder that can otherwise explain the pain. Other hallmark features of fibromyalgia include disturbance in sleep, physical exhaustion, mood disturbance and cognitive difficulties. …

PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME

Patellofemoral Pain   Knee pain is a common problem, both in the general population and sports people. It accounts for a large portion of 20-40% of all GP practice visits related to the musculoskeletal system, and is a common problem we see in Physiocare. There can be several causes and types of knee pain, and …

ALTERNATIVES TO RUNNING WHILE INJURED

ALTERNATIVES TO RUNNING WHILE INJURED   Injuries afflict most of us at some point. When addressed early, many injuries can be resolved with rest and training plan adjustments. But more serious injuries may require months away from running. How can you best stay fit during all that time off? No athlete wants to be sidelined …

PILATES FOR FIBROMYALGIA

Pilates for Fibromyalgia According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is an increasingly recognised chronic pain illness characterised by widespread musculoskeletal aches, pain and stiffness, soft tissue tenderness, general fatigue and sleep disturbances. While the cause and etiology of FMS is unknown, FMS affects between 90,000 to 180, 000 people in Ireland: more …

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!! We are 18 years old!! Thank you to all of our staff, both our clinical team and our office and administration staff, who work together fantastically as an integrated team to provide you with the best service possible. Most of all, thank you to our patients who have trusted us with …