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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 …

Low Back Pain: The Facts

Low Back Pain: The Facts Up to 80% of the world’s population will experience low back pain within their lifetime. It is the biggest cause of disability in the world and the second most common reason for GP visits. Here I explain what exactly this is, expand on some its common causes and finally explain …

What is Pilates and Who is it Suited to?

What is Pilates and Who is it Suited to? My name is Sinead Greenan (MISCP) and I am Chartered Physiotherapist here at PhysioCare, based in the Blanchardstown and Castleknock clinics. I teach Pilates classes in Blanchardstown every Monday at both 6-7pm and 7-8pm, so I wanted to write this blog to explain as to just what …

Tech Neck and Neck Pain

Tech Neck and Neck Pain Alice Fallon (MISCP) here, I treat patients in the PhysioCare Butterfield and Carrickmines clinics. With the prevalent use of technology such as smartphones and computers/laptops etc. in our everyday lives nowadays; it is quite often that we treat patients for what you could call ‘tech neck’. In this blog post here, …

Golf Injuries – Your Game, Your Pain

Golf Injuries – Your Game, Your Pain The sun is shining. The evenings are long. Our small isle is home to over four-hundred golf courses and boasts some of the most impressive backdrops in the world. Out come the clubs week in and week out until you feel that dreaded niggle which could be the …

Why go the gym? Four Alternative Reasons

Why go the gym? Four Alternative Reasons Did you ever ask yourself “Why go to the gym?”. Everybody goes to the gym for the same reasons right? To lose some weight and to get fitter and stronger. More often than not these are the two biggest motivators for people to get up and start exercising. …