Posts Tagged ‘Rehab’

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT)

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT)   What is it? A tendinopathy is a change in the tendons structure, usually in response to overload. Unlike what was previously thought, there is no real inflammation happening. The pain is due to the changing and swelling of the tendon’s structure. PHT manifests itself as a deep pain in the…

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Training Load: The What?

As we gear up to present our next speaker Mark Roe, who will speak on training loads and injuries, we will begin to explore the role of training load on both athletic performance and injury reduction. Training load is currently the hot topic within Sports Medicine and Sports Performance. But what is it? Training loads…

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What are Shin Splints?

What are Shin Splints?   What are Shin Splints? Shin Splints is a common term used among people to describe a pain in the leg in and around the area of their shin bone. A more specific diagnosis must be made however to successfully treat the symptoms. The traditional clinical use of the term shin…

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Five Tips So You Can Avoid Injury

Five Tips So You Can Avoid Injury Sports Physio Ireland’s physiotherapist Riain Casey talks us through five tips so you can avoid injury. Many injuries can be easily prevented. Some times small adjustments to our everyday lifestyle can have a big impact in injury prevention. Simple things like correctly fuelling the body and a good healthy sleeping pattern…

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How To Fix Your Push Up

How To Fix Your Push Up The push up is one of the most basic exercises that you can do, but time and time again it is technically performed poorly. We see issues from poor technique contribute to low back pain, knee issues, along with a number of other issues. So technique is vital to…

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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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Suffer From Hamstring Issues?

Hamstring Rehab The most commonly injured area that occurs in field based sports is the Hamstring. But why the hamstring? It’s an interesting question, with many different potential reasons. Is it strong enough for the sport? Does it fatigue easy? Is it working too hard, making up for lack of support? Have you done enough sprinting…

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