Caring for clients with sport’s injury, back and neck and much more, we are delighted to announce that Maeve Whelan, Sarah Mullins, and Robert Doyle will be bringing Milltown Physiotherapy to the Merrion Spa & Health Club at The Merrion Hotel.
Delighted to finish in second place in the mixed team. A brilliantly organised race with loads of volunteers out from Dundrum South Dublin Athletic Club supporting the team runners making it a thoroughly enjoyable race!
We finished with a combined points total of 337!
Did you ever wonder what happens when a player goes off for a Head Injury Assessment (H.I.A.)?
Have a look below at this great video by Ross Tucker from Science of Sport going through exactly what goes on behind the scenes.
Hopefully, Peter O’Mahony and the great Bundee Aki are back for the Japan game!
The campaign for World Physiotherapy Day 2019 is focussed around the theme of chronic pain and the role that physiotherapy and physical activity can have in helping people manage chronic pain.
The campaign is focused around the following key messages about the benefits of using exercise to manage chronic pain to:
- maintain flexibility and movement
- improve cardiovascular health
- build and keep muscle tone
- improve mood and general wellbeing
- help control pain
- increase confidence to take part in activities
- take back control of your life and reduce your fear
The British Journal of Sports Medicine published a systematic review* last year on whether schoolbag use is a risk factor for back pain in children and adolescents. This is often cited as a cause of back pain in children but the findings of the research may come as a surprise.
They found that there is no convincing evidence that aspects of schoolbag use increase the risk of back pain in children and adolescents.
The article is free to read on BJSM here https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/19/1241
*A systematic review – is basically a summary of the results of available carefully designed healthcare research studies (controlled trials) which provides a high level of evidence on the effectiveness of healthcare interventions
Massive congratulations to our super physio Noreen Dockery who captained Ireland In the Hockey Masters European Cup in Rotterdam. Over the tournament Noreen scored 3 goals, with 2 goals in her 60th match for Ireland .
Noreen was also named Ireland’s player of the tournament. Unfortunately Ireland lost out on goal difference to make it to the semifinals but were placed a highly impressive 5th overall.
This service beginning next month is used to treat a number of Men’s health condition such as Erectile Dysfunction,
Peyronie’s disease, Induration penis plastica, Chronic pelvic pain syndrome, Myofascial
trigger points, Male Pelvic pain, Post Prostatectomy Urinary & Erectile Dysfunction,
Athletic Pelvic Dysfunction.
Here in Milltown Physiotherapy we often get asked by patients, “Why does my knee crack?” “Should I be worried?”
Crepitus is the name given to a clinical sign in medicine that is characterized by a peculiar crackling, crinkly, or grating feeling or sound under the skin, around the lungs, or in the joints.
Have a look at the attached video and learn more.
A huge congratulations to our chartered physiotherapist Noreen Dockery who captained the Irish Women’s Masters squat in their Home Nations tournament against England, Wales and Scotland last weekend.
Ever wonder why you feel worse sometimes two days after starting a new exercise regime or after doing intense exercise?
A great infographic from Science for Sport explaining Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)