In this video we look at three key exercises for the foot.read more
In this video we look at three key exercises for Hip Rehabilitation.read more
In this video we look at early, mid and end stage of Hamstring Rehabilitation.read more
In this video we look at early, mid and end stage rehab for Achilles Tendinopathy.read more
What Is Osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis, commonly known as wear-and-tear, is a condition in which the natural cushioning between joints, the cartilage, becomes worn. When this happens, the bones of the joints rub more closely against one another with less of the shock-absorbing benefits of cartilage. The rubbing results in pain, swelling, stiffness, decreased mobility and, sometimes, the formation of bone spurs.read more
What is Dry Needling?
Myofascial trigger point dry needling is a technique used to release myofascial trigger points. It involves the insertion of sterile single use acupuncture needles into the muscle to target a trigger point. This causes a local twitch response, the muscle contracts and relaxes. This causes a chemical response which helps to inhibit the pain/inflammatory cycle.read more
What should you do if you suffer from lower back pain?
- Get it checked out by a medical professional to make sure it’s nothing serious (physio, doctor, osteo etc.)
- Short-term physiotherapy interventions can be very useful in the acute stage of lower back pain.
- Exercise has the best evidence behind it for lowering pain levels at 3 and 6 months.
For many years, that question has been a stalwart presence in the national psyche. But more recently, there has been a paradigm shift towards developing the all too neglected
The main buttock muscles are the Gluteals; Gluteus Minimus,Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Maximus. These muscles are of vital importance to the biomechanics of a well-functioning
Peak Physio’s Eoin Naughton was the Irish Physiotherapist for World Youth Championships held in Sofia in April. Ireland traveled with a strong team and for the first time women were included alongside the men as the event was also a qualifier for the Youth Olympics which will take place this August in China.read more