Osteoporosis is a condition which results in decreased bone density and strength. It affects both men and women, however women are more susceptible with onset usually occurring post menopause. Strengthening your bones through weight exercise can slow down the rate of bone loss, and help prevent against fracture. Fractures due to osteoporosis usually affect the
The Osteoporosis Society of Ireland state that one in three women aged over 50 will be affected by osteoporosis. Loss of bone mass (osteopenia), which eventually leads to osteoporosis can start to develop from the age of 40! In women a reduction in estrogen levels post menopause can accelerate the process of osteoporosis. It is
Over 80% of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. It is one of the most common complaints presented to physiotherapy, affecting patients both physically and emotionally. Factors that lead to back pain include prolonged periods of sitting, often behind an office desk or driving and overloading of the spine through
Christmas is well and truly upon us in Dunboyne. Holidays from work spent indoors with family and friends, together with long evenings on the couch watching Christmas movies slows us down, so here are our 5 Physiotherapy tips to help look after your health and fitness during the festive season. Maintain some of your regular
With the 2018 Dublin City marathon just under a week away, here are some of our physiotherapy tips to help ensure a hassle free run. At this stage everyone knows the importance of stretching, diet and fluid intake leading up to the big day, so lets look instead at 2 valuable tips from a physiotherapy
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Saturday, September 29th marks International World Heart Day, and we could all do with some small improvements to our daily routine to help towards a happy heart. Unfortunately, there are 10, 000 strokes in Ireland every year. Most of these occur in older adults over the age of 65, however a stroke can occur at
Back pain and pelvic pain are common during pregnancy. Early intervention and attempts to resolve your pain as soon as possible can have a significant bearing on the latter stages of pregnancy. First of all, it is quite common for women to experience pelvic and groin pain at some point during their pregnancy. As your
I was out for a coffee today when I passed the local school kids from St Peters College in Dunboyne. I’d just come from the gym, so wondered how heavy were those schoolbags! There has been much discussion in recent years about the effects of heavy schoolbags and the considerable loads that young teenagers are
The September period is a busy time of year for those involved in sports around Dunboyne. Whether its football or camogie finals, athletics, or training for the Dublin marathon, it is important to listen to your body and heed any possibly signs of injury. Hamstring injuries are very common in the aforementioned sports, with a
At Dunboyne Physiotherapy we aim to identify the root cause of your pain, treating the problem and not just the symptoms. The integration of Neurokinetic muscle tests and Shockwave therapy help provide effective and lasting results.