Hip

Groin injuries in Athletes

Groin injuries in Athletes Groin injuries are typically associated with athletes involved in multi-directional fast paced sports such as Hurling and Football. The incidence of groin injuries in elite Gaelic footballers was shown to be as high as 9% (Murphy et al, 2012). There are many different causes of groin pain in the sporting athlete,…

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Hip Impingement

Hip Impingement   Hip pain is a very topical issue within GAA players at the moment. In the past year there has been some high profile articles within the media, with often misleading information and scaremongering being circulated, confusing the patients that we see in our clinic.   So what is it? For years there…

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How to Fix Hip Injuries in Runners

  How To Fix Hip Injuries in Runners Hip injuries are commonly seen in runners regularly by physiotherapy clinics throughout Dublin, especially after the recent Dublin marathon. These injuries are quite often caused by poor running techniques. Hip injuries are amongst the most common, usually from a result of too much pressure exerted on the hip…

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The Hip Flexor Stretch

The Hip Flexor Stretch The Hip Flexor stretch is a common exercise used in both gym and rehab settings. Personally I use it a lot in conjunction with many other movements, in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and sports-related injuries. While it can be an excellent prescription for many individuals, it is very often performed…

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