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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
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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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