Author Archive: Eoin Ó Conaire

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Three things to try when life feels overwhelming

Three things to try when life feels overwhelming

by Lisa Healy ACT Therapist at Evidence Based Therapy Centre It’s a familiar tale – you’re doing your best to keep on top of things, and then suddenly you notice that everything is on top of you instead. Many of us will have some experience of feeling like we aren’t coping as well as we […]

November 23, 2016 | By More
Returning to exercise after having a baby

Returning to exercise after having a baby

Returning to Exercise after having a baby Part 1: 5 exercises new mums should avoid By Catherine Browne Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in Women’s & Men’s Health     This is probably not what you want to hear but if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms your body is telling you that it is […]

September 27, 2016 | By More
7 Reasons to incorporate therapeutic yoga into your rehabilitation programme

7 Reasons to incorporate therapeutic yoga into your rehabilitation programme

7 Reasons to incorporate therapeutic yoga into your rehabilitation program By Pauline Robinson Occupational Therapist & Certified yoga instructor Benefits of yoga have been shown in research There is a growing body of evidence to support the use of yoga for a wide range of medical conditions; helping people to attain emotional balance, to heal after […]

September 12, 2016 | By More
Imagine if we dealt with our physical difficulties in the same way that we manage our emotional struggles

Imagine if we dealt with our physical difficulties in the same way that we manage our emotional struggles

By Dr. Róisín Joyce – Clinical Psychologist specialising in Adult Mental Health Imagine what life would be like if we dealt with our physical difficulties in the same way we manage our emotional struggles…..   Many of us struggle to recognise and/or accept our emotions and therefore are not in a position to manage our […]

June 17, 2016 | By More
Guys, we need to talk about our pelvic floor!

Guys, we need to talk about our pelvic floor!

  As it is Movember, one of my Cats – Honey – has decided to grow a moustache to raise awareness for Men’s Health. My contribution is to write this blog – to talk about Men’s health and in particular pelvic health.   There’s a memorable scene in the Sopranos where Tony is explaining to […]

November 18, 2015 | By More
Pilates during pregnancy – why bother?

Pilates during pregnancy – why bother?

Catherine Browne – Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in Women’s & Men’s Health – has written another informative and insightful blog outlining the advantages of Pilates exercise during pregnancy. Pilates during pregnancy By Catherine Browne Chartered Physiotherapist specialising in Women’s & Men’s Health Clinical Pilates Instructor There are so many myths and old wives’ tales when it […]

October 15, 2015 | By More
5 common myths about urinary leaking

5 common myths about urinary leaking

Our new Women’s and Men’s Health specialist physiotherapist, Catherine Browne has written this interesting and informative mini-blog highlighting some of the common misconceptions about urinary incontinence. 5 common myths about urinary leaking Urinary leaking can be difficult to talk about. Here is the truth behind some common myths: 1. Leaking is part of life after […]

October 6, 2015 | By More
Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow By Specialist Chartered Physiotherapist – Eoin Ó Conaire Do you get pain on the outside of your elbow with any of the following? Lifting or pouring the kettle Opening jars or bottles Turning a key in the lock Grasping or gripping activities Holding handlebars Lifting weights If so, you may have tennis elbow. […]

December 10, 2014 | By More
Why new Mums should see a Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Why new Mums should see a Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Why New Mums need Women’s Health Physiotherapy By Women’s Health Physiotherapist – Julianne Woodcock  Pregnancy and child birth are wonderful things! However it can put enormous stresses and strains on a woman’s body.   One major field of specialisation within physiotherapy is that of Women’s Health. A Women’s Health Physiotherapist is dedicated to dealing with […]

June 19, 2014 | By More
Physiotherapy for urinary incontinence?

Physiotherapy for urinary incontinence?

Thank you to Julianne Woodcock – our new chartered physiotherapist in Women’s Health who has written this excellent and informative blog post.   What can Physiotherapy do for Urinary Incontinence? When we think of physiotherapists, we may immediately think of the guy or girl on the side of a rugby pitch checking Brian O’Driscoll’s neck […]

January 9, 2014 | By More