Posts Tagged ‘gaa physio’

Groin Injury rehab

Groin Injury Rehab Rehabilitation for groin injuries A groin injury is one of the most complex injuries we see at Sports Physio Ireland. It’s location and anatomy is one of the main reasons for this. This area consists of the adductor longus, magnus, brevis and gracilis, all of which insert to the underside of the pelvis.…

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Speed For GAA Players

Speed For GAA Players Speed is defined as the rate at which someone moves.  We can divide speed into an explosive phase and a knee drive phase. A lot of GAA players spend far too much time developing muscles to move slowler, simply because this is an easier way to train during a gym session. We…

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MCL Injuries

MCL Injuries We recently seen Karl Lacy tog out and play against Mayo with heavy taping on his leg to protect a recent Medial Collateral ligament (MCL) injury. The medial collateral ligament is a band of tissue that connects the thighbone to the lower leg and helps prevent the knee from buckiling inwards. It can be injured when twisting or…

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Meniscal Tear Rehabilitation

Phase One Meniscal Tear Rehabilitation   When the knee suffers a meniscal and osteochondral fracture injury, it’s ability to absorb forces produced from stepping, running and cutting is diminshed. It’s essential to slowly and progressively load bear the joint in movements that simulate and compliment the movement patterns of the sport. See the video of…

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