Posts Tagged ‘SPI’

21 Day PT Trial

21 Day PT Trial Want a 21 Day PT Trial? Right now Sports Physio Ireland is offering you the chance to come in and try out our services for 21 days for only €59! The 21 Day PT Trial will cover everything from strength and conditioning training to rehabilitation of an injury under the watchful…

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Chronic Ankle Instability

Chronic Ankle Instability Chronic ankle instability is an encompassing term used to classify an individual who presents with both mechanical and functional instability of the ankle joint following an initial lateral ankle sprain injury.   Mechanical Instability refers to measurable laxity of the ligaments, i.e. ligaments that are less stiff following injury, with some joint…

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What is Dry Needling?

What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a therapeutic approach in which fine filament needles are inserted in to specific points on the body to relieve pain and improve function. The needles used are the same as acupuncture needles but a different treatment technique is used. What is a Myofascial Trigger Point? Myofascial trigger points…

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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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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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Manage your Body Fat

Manage your Body Fat with These Simple Tips Sports Physio Ireland’s Joey Boland gives some great, easy to follow advice on how to reduce and manage your body fat, whether it’s a training goal or managing your weight while you’re out injured.  

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Paralympic Football World Cup 2015

Paralympic Football World Cup 2015 Back in June, SPI Physiotherapist Thomas Divilly travelled to England for two weeks to assist the Irish Paralympic Football Team at the Cerebral Palsy Football World Cup Here’s a short piece on his experience during the tournament with the team. ‘I had the privilege of working as the Physiotherapist to…

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