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Brain training to help knee pain!

www.scienceinpublic.com.au/other/brain-training-gives-tendon-pain-the-boot really interesting approach to treating difficult recurring knee pain

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Office Ergonomics

OfficeErgonomicsPoster.Eithne Fitzpatrick _Physiotherapy Open up this poster while you are at your computer and check that everything is in the optimum position.  Don’t forget to take frequent breaks.

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What did Rory do to his ankle?

What did Rory do? Rory ruptured his anterior talofibular ligament. The anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) is a ligament on the lateral side (outside)  of the ankle. It restricts forward movement of the foot from the ankle and also resists rolling … Continue reading

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Walking

Have a look at this great little poster.  Have you had a walk today? How much better would you feel if you did? All you need is a pair of shoes and start putting 1 foot in front of the … Continue reading

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Stress Incontinence Great Little Educational Video

This is a great little educational video on how to do your pelvic floor exercises.  Watch it and start practising.   http://www.cuh.org.uk/addenbrookes-hospital/services/outpatient-physiotherapy/womens-physiotherapy/pelvic-floor-exercise-video

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Pink Ribbon Exercises after Breast Cancer treatment

I was in Dublin this weekend where I attended a course on exercise prescription for people who have had treatment for breast cancer.  I am now a certified pink ribbon program instructor.  The programme is suitable for anyone who has … Continue reading

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How to get rid of muscle pain?

TriggerPointsjospt.2013.0505 Do you suffer from painful knots in your muscles?  These could be myofascial trigger points.  These can be helped by dry needling. This  article explains what dry needling is and that it has been proven to be effective in … Continue reading

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Trigger Points and Dry Needling

TriggerPointsjospt.2013.0505 Do you suffer from painful knots in your muscles?  These could be myofascial trigger points.  These can be helped by dry needling. This  article explains what dry needling is and that it has been proven to be effective in … Continue reading

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Jaw Pain

Spent a very informative day in London last week. I did a workshop on Jaw/TMJ/TMD pain.  What a little joint that can cause so much pain.  Can you eat an apple? Does your jaw click when you eat? Does it … Continue reading

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Benefits of Exercise

Have a look at the link below to see how good exercise is for you.   If you need any guidance as to what type of exercise is good for you personally, please contact me. http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/fitness/Pages/Whybeactive.aspx

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