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September is pilates time!

Hi there! Hope you all had a lovely summer. As the longer evenings are approaching it is a good idea to have some indoor exercise planned. With that in mind this is just a quick reminder that our pilates classes are almost full. Out of the 40 weekly classes there are...

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What can I do to combat osteoporosis/osteopenia?

The good news is that we are running a class called Buff Bones starting Friday 8th September at 11am with Sue Culley.  Excercise and diet are critical in the maintenance of healthy bones. Book online @ http://physiotherapyworks.ie/pilates/pilates-timetable/ or give us...

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Achilles heel in sport

Do you suffer from achilles tendon pain? Achilles injuries dominated the sporting headlines this weekend. David Haye’s, the former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, is to undergo immediate Achilles surgery following his shock defeat to Tony Bellew in the All-British...

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Healthy Ireland Pilates

We all know about our 5 a day when is comes to eating fruit and veg but do you know how much exercise you need a week? Physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality causing an estimated 3.2 million deaths globally. The...

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Is your sporty teenager complaining of sore knees?

Is your sporty teenager complaining of sore knees after sport? Osgood-schlatter’s disease could be the reason for such pain. The main risk factors are: Age - Osgood-Schlatter’s usually occurs during growth spurts in teenagers. Age differs between sexes as girls tend...

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Does your knee hurt going downstairs?

Does your knee hurt going down the stairs? Want to know how to stop it? Believe it or not, going down the stairs actually puts more weight or force on your knee cap (patella) than going up stairs. Studies report it can be as much as x4 times your bodyweight. So if you...

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New Years Resolutions

Happy New Year! We would like to wish all our patients and clients a happy healthy 2017. It has been a pleasure working with you over 2016 and we hope we can be of some help in 2017. We are all bombarded with weird and wonderful advice in January but here are some...

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Christmas Opening Hours

Our Christmas hours are as follows Thursday 22nd December 8.30am – 9pm Friday 23rd December 8.30am – 6pm Saturday 24th December – Christmas Eve – CLOSED Monday 26th December – St Stephens Day – CLOSED Tuesday 27th December – CLOSED Wednesday 28th December – CLOSED...

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Myths around BACK PAIN

Back Pain Myth Busters Back pain is so prevalent that it costs the country more than diabetes and cancer combined, but there are many misconceptions circulating about back pain. Scientific research in the area of back pain has progressed greatly in recent times and it...

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