Reformer Pilates with Liam Leech
12:15 pm - 1:10 pm
April 27, 2018

Work Placement Blog, by Neve Scanlon

INTRODUCTION My name is Neve Scanlan, I’m 16 years old and I’m a Transition Year student in Deele College, Raphoe. I will be writing a blog each month describing my time and experience at J.T Physiotherapy, working every Wednesday from January until May. January Blog As I said I am at TY student at Deele…

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April 12, 2018

Workplace Wellness Day, 13th April 2018

Work-Place Wellness Day takes place this coming Friday 13th April 2018.  To mark the event JT physiotherapy & Reformer Pilates are delighted to host a talk on the benefits of exercise for Workplace Wellness, followed by a Reformer Pilates class.  The event is being held in our Letterkenny clinic in conjunction with Letterkenny Chamber of…

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April 11, 2018
Vald Screening

Vald Performance Testing System

Leading Letterkenny and Derry based clinics JT Physiotherapy & Reformer Pilates are delighted to unveil the new Vald Performance Testing Systems. The NordBoard, Groinbar and HumanTrak from Vald will help increase performance through the monitoring of movement analysis and give real-time accurate results of strength testing.  Elite teams in the English Premier league and the…

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March 8, 2018

Physical Activity

“If exercise could be packed into a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” – Dr. Robert Butler This is a great infographic from Ireland Active, summarising the ideal daily dose of physical activity we all should be achieving (from the “National Physical Activity Plan for Ireland…

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March 6, 2018
Lorraine Boyce

The Pelvic Floor – Guest Blog By Chartered Physiotherapist Lorraine Boyce

The Pelvic Floor Do you find that you leak when you sneeze or cough? Do you find sex painful? Is a pelvic organ prolapse holding you back from doing what you want to do every day? I’m Lorraine Boyce, a specialist Physiotherapist in Women’s Health and Pelvic Floor Therapy and I’m here to help you…

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January 30, 2018
IT Band

The Iliotibial Band (ITB)

Did You Know…?   The Iliotibial Band (ITB) is the longest tendon of the body. The ITB does not contract and relax but is used for energy storage and to provide us with a release of elastic energy as we stride, run, move. The ITB is firmly anchored all along the outside of the femur…

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January 30, 2018

JT Physiotherapy require part-time Administrator

JT Physiotherapy & Reformer Pilates Clinic, located in Letterkenny & Derry are looking for a part-time, Office Administrator. Do you know anyone who may be interested?. Job brief JT Physiotherapy are looking for a reliable Part-Time, Office Administrator. They will undertake administrative tasks, ensuring the rest of the staff has adequate support to work efficiently. The tasks of…

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December 12, 2017

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a relatively common condition where women may have a number of small cysts around the edge of their ovaries. Affecting around 1 in 10 females, there are several symptoms associated with PCOS, including: • irregular / absent periods • difficulty in getting pregnant • excessive hair growth • difficulty in…

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November 15, 2017
Adductor Injury

Adductor Related Groin Pain

The main symptom is pain in the adductors region.  In the early stages of adductor related groin pain, symptoms may reduce after a warm-up, increase after prolonged activity or flare up after the activity. This may be later that evening or wakening up the next morning. As symptoms progress and worsen, there is a reduction…

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November 15, 2017
Sacro Iliac Joine

Sacro-Iliac Joint – Part 2

Recap Before we get into Part 2, here is a quick refresher on the anatomy and function of the sacro-iliac joint (SIJ). The sacrum with the coccyx (aka the tailbone) and the two ilium bones that make up the pelvis do not form unstable joints, they cannot move, go out of place or go out…

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November 6, 2017
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