We are delighted to see our new Men’s Health service getting busier and busier!
Please see an accompanying website by our physio Glauber with lots of information on Shockwave in the treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
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.
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
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.
An excellent infographic here by @SportsMedNI on who is likely to redislocate their shoulder.
A New Zealand study has found that age, dominant side and kinesiophobia are a few of the factors that can be used to predict a recurrent dislocation.
Results of a recent systematic review last year which analysed the available research over the last 25 years found that 66% of herniated discs in the lumbar spine heal spontaneously. The looked at studies from United Kingdom, Japan, France, Korea and Italy.
The study concluded that due to the high percentage of discs resorbing that conservative treatment may become the first choice of treatment for lumbar herniated discs.
It’s World Physiotherapy Day this Saturday, and the theme this year is Mental Health, Phyisotherapy and Exercise.
Did you know that 20% of people living with osteoarthritis have depression or anxiety?
Exercise improves the quality of life and self-esteem of people experiencing mental health
issues and has a large and significant antidepressant effect in people with depression.