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10 Thing’s You Didn’t Know About Tennis Elbow

10 things you didn’t know about Tennis Elbow The condition was initially described in 1873. The name “lawn tennis elbow” first came into use for the condition in 1882. Around 2 % of the population aged 30-50 will present with these symptoms. It is not just tennis players, Tennis Elbow is also known as Lateral

Achilles Tendinopathy – a common running injury

Running is an excellent way to get fit! However, sometimes when we start a new program we can feel little niggles beginning to arise. Achilles tendinopathy is a common injury among runners, especially those who are increasing their training load. What is the achilles? The achilles tendon is the biggest and strongest tendon in the

5 Tips to Keep Moving Over the Holidays!

2/3 of Irish adults are not getting enough exercise. All though Christmas is a time to switch off and relax, it’s important to try maintain a level of activity over the festive period. Here are easy tips to help keep you moving. 1. Walking Weather permitting, try meet your friends and family for a nice

Why should I get a Deep Tissue Massage?

When it comes to hands on skills Chartered Physiotherapist are highly trained in the area. We are trained in the specific manual techniques which will work deeper into the tight tissue thus giving the best results. Deep tissue massage focuses on getting into the deeper layers of Muscle,Fascia and Connective tissue. Often these structure can

What Is My Rotator Cuff & Why Is It Important?

What is the rotator cuff? The shoulder is the the most unstable joint in the body and comprises by 3 main parts the glenoid, the humerus and the scapula (shoulder blade). The shoulder joint is stabilised by several structures; ligaments, capsule and the tendons of the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is made up of

GAA 15 Injury Prevention Programme

  With the football All-Ireland approaching this weekend, lets have a look at injury prevention in GAA. Regardless of what type of exercise you are doing, be yoga or tennis, it’s important to get a good warm up especially for injury prevention. There has been a big focus on injury prevention in GAA in the