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Vestibular Rehab balance tests

Vestibular Rehab balance tests

During the initial assessment of a vestibular rehabilitation appointment, there are a lot of different balance tests to perform. This will be guided by what the patient tells us in the subjective or interview part of the assessment. There are 2 outcome measures that we use very frequently with patients. The Romberg test and the Functional Gait Assessment.

Why we use Objective Measurement?

Why we use Objective Measurement?

As physiotherapists, it is important that we have objective, reliable, and accurate tools for measuring the status of our patient’s recovery. We have invested in a range of technologies tailored to measure various symptoms and outcomes for a range of physical injuries.

World Menopause Day 2022 – Brain Health

World Menopause Day 2022 – Brain Health

Menopause is an ageing process of both our endocrine (hormone) system and our neurological (brain) system. Ovarian health and brain health are inextricably linked, with a change in one having an impact on the other.

Back pain myths

Back pain myths

While back pain can be really painful and worrying, it is very common and rarely dangerous. About 75% of people worldwide will experience back pain in their lifetime. Roughly 90% of these injuries are what are referred to as mechanical injuries.

Aspecific Low Back Pain

Aspecific Low Back Pain

Low back pain is a very common condition and appears 6th on the list of overall disease burden worldwide. Treatment is based on a return to healthy activity where a gradual increase in or return to exercise leads to better outcomes. Roughly 90% of cases of Low Back Pain are deemed to be aspecific, which implies that there is no clear pathoanatomical cause.

Back to school – 5 tips for injury management

Back to school – 5 tips for injury management

As children begin another school year and parents get ready to breathe a sigh of relief after the summer madness, as Physiotherapists, there are certain patterns of injury that we see at this time of year in children and adolescents that attend our clinic. We cover 5 tips to manage our return to school time routines and avoid unnecessary injuries.

Back To School without Back Pain

Back To School without Back Pain

Over the course of the average school year, between 25% and 55% of adolescent school children will have complaints of neck and back pain of some degree. We look at some of the risk factors involved and share some tips that may prevent your children suffering from back and neck pain.

Back to school – 5 Tips to keep in mind for new shoes purchase

Back to school – 5 Tips to keep in mind for new shoes purchase

In preparation for back to school season many parents are concerned to buy the right shoes for the year ahead. There are a lot of differing opinions regarding footwear, however there is very little solid scientific research. Caitriona, our senior physiotherapist in paediatrics and women’s health looks at the key things to keep in mind when investing in new shoes for your children.

Long COVID and vertigo – What we know so far

Long COVID and vertigo – What we know so far

Most people who contract Covid-19 will feel a lot better in a few weeks. However, it is thought that 1 in 10 people will go on to develop Long Covid. There is an extensive list of symptoms associated with Long COVID. Included in this list is vertigo or dizziness.


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