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February 20, 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
PCOS

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
Chronic Pain

What is Chronic Pain?

This is perhaps the $64 million-dollar question but the British Pain Society defines it as ‘any pain lasting more than 12 weeks or beyond the time that full healing would have been expected following trauma or surgery’. But this only scratches the surface as chronic pain persists, often for several months or years. The very…

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October 5, 2017
Dehydration in exercise

The effect of dehydration on sporting performance

Anyone training for marathons, (or any performance goal) be mindful of hydration. The effect of dehydration on sporting performance and physiological function is well documented. Dehydration of 2–3% body mass will significantly impair performance, and even smaller levels of dehydration have a measurable negative effect on the thermoregulatory response to exercise. Why? Muscles contract as…

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October 3, 2017
concussion in sport

Concussion in Sport: Facts you need to know

Concussion has become an increasingly topical subject in contact sports and various media outlets, leading to greater discussion about whether there is an increased incidence or risk of concussion in contact sports, or simply whether we are now more aware than ever that it poses a significant injury risk. Concussion accounts for 3-8% of all…

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September 21, 2017
Severs Disease

The Younger Athlete in Football – Sever’s Disease

Over 50% of football players worldwide are below 18 years of age. The overall injury rate was shown to be between two and seven injuries per 1,000 hours of football. The incidence of injury increases with age, reflecting the increasing speed of the game and greater intensity of play. The growing skeleton reacts to loading…

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September 18, 2017
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