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September 26, 2020

Hamstring strain injury

Hamstring strain injury A significant rate of hamstring strain injury (HSI) has been observed in soccer (Hägglund et al. 2009), Gaelic football (Wilson et al. 2007) and Australian football (Saw et al. 2018). Following a return to sport, hamstring re-injury rates are high (Roe et al. 2016, Wangensteen et al. 2016) and result in a…

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December 10, 2019

Gluteal Tendinopathy

Gluteal Tendinopathy Gluteal tendinopathy is common in both the athletic and non-athletic population. It tends to affect females over 50 years of age (Segal et al. 2007) and is often associated with changes in load. Symptoms tend to be located on the outside of the hip and are aggravated by walking or running. A study…

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December 9, 2019

Weight loss and osteoarthritis pain

Weight loss and Osteoarthritis pain Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is the one of the most common joint conditions. It is the most frequent cause of reduced mobility and quality of life. Obesity is thought to be a major risk factor for knee OA (Felson et al. 1988). Recent studies carried out on weight loss and OA…

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December 9, 2019

Cross Border Directive

Cross Border Directive The Cross Border Directive (CBD) allows EU residents to avail of health services in other EU member states. How does the Cross Border  Directive Work? The Cross Border Directive is operated by the HSE. It allows patients on the HSE waiting list to access Physiotherapy treatment (and other treatments) within Northern Ireland…

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May 21, 2019

Join the JT Physiotherapy Team

Are your a Chartered Physiotherapist and would like to work with a great team, JT Physiotherapy Clinic are looking to recruit a part-time and full-time chartered physiotherapists to join our Team and work across both business locations of Letterkenny and Derry. Service at our clinic is our first priority and we need fresh, enthusiastic and…

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October 2, 2018

The Importance of Grip Strength

The Importance of Grip Strength Doing my usual channel-hopping one evening, I recently caught a repeat episode of BBC One’s “How to Stay Young” series. It was one of those “sit up and take notice episodes” as participants in the show were put through their paces with a wide range of biometric tests to see…

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September 18, 2018

Stress Fractures – Local Woman Article

Stress Fractures  Stress fractures fall under a continuum of bone stress injuries which include mild bone strains, stress reactions, stress fractures and ultimately a complete fracture. These types of injuries can be the result of an accumulation of loading over a period of time, without adequate recovery. The focus of this blog today will be…

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September 13, 2018

Senior Chartered Physiotherapist Role

  JT Physiotherapy Clinic due to expansion are looking for expression of interest for 2 Senior Chartered Physiotherapists to join our Team in both clinic locations of Letterkenny and Derry. Service at our clinic is our first priority and we need fresh, enthusiastic and motivated clinicians to join our Physiotherapy Team. Our Clinics are multi-disciplinary…

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August 8, 2018

Suffering from Shin Splints?.

Training for Upcoming Marathon/ Half- Marathon and suffering from Shin Splints ?. Ironically, all your hard work and training is the cause of your shin splints. When you’re training for a marathon or a similar event, you intensify your training plan week-by-week and this can overwork the muscles, tendons and bone tissue. The repeated stress…

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August 7, 2018

Osteoarthritis (OA) and Exercise

Osteoarthritis (OA) and Exercise Osteoarthritis (OA), or arthritis as it’s more commonly known, is not inevitable as we get older! It is definitely becoming more prevalent. We don’t know the specific causes of OA, however age (not always the older you are as teenagers can get OA too), gender (women more than men), obesity, history…

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July 20, 2018
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