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 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
German-born Joseph Pilates invented the classical pilates method while working to rehabilitate soldiers badly injured in war. He used resistance devices attached to beds to allow bed ridden patients to exercise their muscles. He only wrote one book on his technique before he died. Since the passing of Joseph Pilates, the techniques have been modified and enhanced. The principles have been refined to reflect current understanding of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology.read more
This is a must read for all you avid cyclists!
Having previously talked about the importance of the gluteal (bum) muscles. Now I’m going to look at this from the aspect of cycling, during the initial phase of cycling (12-4 o’clock) the glutes were an important muscle group for generating power, and by improving one’s ability to deliberately activate these muscles and improve their strength/power, one could reduce quadriceps (thigh) fatigue and improve cycling power output and performance. Frustratingly having looked extensively over the past week for some body of QUALITY research that would back up these ideas, I have found it a fruitless task.read more
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
By Eoin Naughton MISCP – Physiotherapist for the Irish boxing team and Irish International tennis players. Keen tennis player himself.
What is Tennis Elbow.
Tennis elbow is the common term for a condition caused by overuse of the forearm and wrist muscles which results in elbow pain, particularly to the outside of the elbow.read more
Peak Physio has come up with some simple important tips for taking on the Big Race!
Top tips to runners who wish to avoid injury is as follows:
- Avoid hypothermia !! Please remember it’s the end of October so be sure to bring lots of layers for the finishline!
- Avoid cramps by drinking enough water and isotonic drinks (a balance of salt and sugar).
- Ensure you perform an adequate dynamic warm-up prior to the start.
- Foam rolling can also be beneficial for enhancing performance and preventing injuries. It is a great way to warm up muscles before activity.