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
Headaches are the most common complaint of humanity. The good news is however, once the type of headache you are suffering from is diagnosed, an effective treatment plan can help. Headaches can be classified into 2 categories; primary and secondary. Primary headaches can be sub-categorized further to either migraine or tension type headaches . The
In recent weeks I have noted an increase in patients presenting to the clinic with localized heel pain. Sharp, piercing pain located under the heel, worse first thing in the morning or after exercise, is how they described it. This common heel condition, medically known as Plantar Fasciitis, is slow to respond to conventional physiotherapy approaches.
After lots of planning we have opened our clinic in Dunboyne. Dunboyne Physiotherapy Clinic is located to the rear of Dunboyne Surgery on Main Street, adjacent to the credit union. We are open for bookings from Monday. Appointments can be made online via our website through the book now service, or by calling the clinic
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.