The Achilles tendon is a strong fibrous band that connects your calf, which compromises of your gastrocnemius and soleus muscles, to your heel bone. Injury to this tendon is common across a wide range of age groups for different reasons. It can be identified in older sedentary groups whose main form of exercise is walking,
Shin splints are a common pathology suffered frequently by those involved in activities where distance running is prominent. It can however affect any athlete or performer, and even those not involved in sports depending on their lower limb biomechanics. Medically referred to as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS), shin splints are caused by inflammation to
For the majority of people, a typical day consists of many hours in a seated position. Whether it be at an office desk, driving, or in front of the t.v, many of us will spend up to 70% of our day sitting. With most of us now operating from home during the Covid – 19
Our strength and conditioning Classes for over 55’s have returned this January, 2020. For anyone wanting to increase strength and stability, if you’ve recently been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis, give the clinic a call on 01-524 0496 to see if our classes may benefit you.
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
COMPETITION TIME….@ dunboynephysioclinic.ie 🎆🎈 To promote our latest addition to the clinic- Shock Wave Therapy, we are offering the chance to WIN 1 of 2 complementary Shock wave or Physiotherapy sessions. To enter simply share this post. Winners will be announced Friday 5th of October. Good luck.
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.