Author Archive: Eoin Ó Conaire

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What is sciatica (other than a pain in the bum)?

What is sciatica (other than a pain in the bum)?

I have had a run of patients recently complaining of “sciatica” and have spent a good deal of my time explaining what this means and dispelling a few myths.  I thought therefore that it might be helpful to write a post on this common symptom which manifests as pain, pins and needles or numbness running […]

September 24, 2013 | By More
Painful Numb Legs when kayaking 2 – exercises

Painful Numb Legs when kayaking 2 – exercises

I have had lots of requests to follow my previous blog about painful numb legs when kayaking with further detail and information on specific exercises to help the problem. In fact I have even had quite a few emails from people on the verge of giving up canoeing or selling their kayak! I would like […]

July 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Painful numb legs when kayaking

Painful numb legs when kayaking

I have a unique personal attachment to this common condition in kayakers. I am currently a chartered physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal problems and sports injuries and a keen paddler of K1 racing boats. However, several years before I even started my training as a physiotherapist I used to suffer terribly from numb painful legs when […]

April 22, 2013 | By | 11 Replies More
Chris Worsfold – Clinical Whiplash & Neck Pain course dates announced

Chris Worsfold – Clinical Whiplash & Neck Pain course dates announced

We are delighted to confirm that we will be hosting Chris Worsfold’s fantastic and innovative Whiplash and Neck pain course at EBTC on 29th and 30th June. Please see here for more details on the course content. Chris Worsfold is an innovative thinker and a brilliant and insightful teacher!  He has meticulously and comprehensively reviewed […]

April 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
An evidence-based approach to treating shoulder pain due to rotator cuff problems

An evidence-based approach to treating shoulder pain due to rotator cuff problems

The following post is based on an article that I wrote which appeared in the Connacht Tribune Lifestyle section on 11/4/13 The most common shoulder problem that I see is called rotator cuff tendinopathy. The rotator cuff is a sling of muscles which arise from the shoulder blade and then narrow to become a series […]

April 11, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Evidence-Based Management of Rotator cuff tendinopathy seminar

Evidence-Based Management of Rotator cuff tendinopathy seminar

I am speaking at a seminar in the University of Limerick tomorrow – giving a talk on injection therapy for rotator cuff problems. It should be an interesting conference with internationally renowned specialist shoulder physiotherapist and researcher and my good friend Professor Jeremy Lewis giving two presentations. As a result the clinic will be closed […]

April 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Announcing an exciting collaboration between EBTC and SportsClinicPlus

Announcing an exciting collaboration between EBTC and SportsClinicPlus

Physiotherapy Blog #1: SportsClinicPlus   Evidence-Based Therapy Centre is delighted to make an exciting announcement about a new collaboration with SportsClinicPlus.com.  SportsClinicPlus is a new web-based platform which provides an online library of high definition videos of physiotherapy exercises. EBTC are privileged to be one of a select number of healthcare providers who are trialling […]

January 3, 2013 | By | Reply More