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  • Is your jaw causing you back pain?

    Have you had dental work done recently and are now experiencing pain in your back, hips or pelvis? Are you experiencing new niggles playing sport? There most likely is a link. The muscles of the jaw are a big compensator for the core stability system. Long periods of time lying in the dentists chair with […]

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  • Join the dots

    The reason we manage to find the root cause of our clients pains is because we always relate the problems to movements, habits and their history. Often one simple injury can trigger a series of compensations that spread throughout the body. How is your foot connected to your neck pain? How is your left hip […]

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  • Sciatica

    Sciatica describes pain felt along the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back, down through the buttock, hamstrings and into the lower leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. Sciatica is characterised by pain, numbness, and weakness in the legs. Commonly pain and numbness are located at the calf, foot, […]

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  • The Kegel Dilemma

    For decades doctors, physiotherapists, trainers, therapists, you name it, have been hammering away at women—and men too—that if they want to strengthen their pelvic floors or resolve a pelvic floor issue, they must do kegels. A Google search of the pelvic floor will give over 1 million hits. The majority of these hits will all […]

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  • Breathing 101

    Breathing is the most important physiological function from the moment you’re born. It is the first thing we do when we enter the world and the last thing we do when we leave it. We are all born with the ability to breathe perfectly. Look at a newborn child sleeping and you will see lovely […]

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  • Posture and Physiotherapy

    Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down. Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right amount of muscle tension against gravity. Without posture and the muscles that control it, we would simply fall to the ground. Normally, we do not consciously […]

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  • Hamstring Strains

    Hamstring strains happen when any of your hamstrings muscles or its tendons is stretched beyond what it can withstand or torn when substantial stretching of the muscle occurs. Hamstring strains are fairly common in sports activities requiring the athlete to forcefully run or jump. A hamstring strain is also called a pulled hamstring or hamstring […]

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  • Knee Injuries

    Knee pain or knee injuries are extremely common, and there are many causes. The knee needs to function properly to provide flexible mobility while bearing considerable weight. While walking down the street, our knees bear three to five times our body weight. Many jobs, sports and recreation activities, getting older, or having a disease such […]

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  • Deep breathing

    When you’ve got time – at your desk, driving the car, cooking food – do some deep breathing. Relax yourself and breathe in through your nose. Try to focus on breathing into your abdomen instead of your chest. Your tummy should gently move out as you breathe in. Slowly exhale through the nose again. This […]

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  • Let’s Move

    Ireland is on course to become the most obese country in Europe, according to the latest figures from World Health Organisation (WHO) experts. By 2030 Europe will face an obesity crisis of enormous proportions. In terms of obesity alone, the estimates show a big jump for women in the Irish Republic, soaring from 23 per […]

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