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What is prolapse and pelvic health?

What is prolapse and pelvic health?

Pelvic Organ Prolapse, more commonly known as Prolapse affects 50% of women over the age of 50 that have had a baby. The most common stages in a woman’s life when she will start to experience prolapse is either just after having a baby or during perimenopause or menopause. We look at common symptoms and discuss ways to manage prolapse and take care of our general pelvic health.

Regular physical exercise to improve our bone health

Regular physical exercise to improve our bone health

A critical factor in preventing osteoporosis, or improving our bone health, is physical activity. The type of physical activity that is most beneficial includes weight-bearing activities with impact and muscle strengthening exercises. Although the Royal Osteoporosis Physical Activity Guidelines 2018 are simple and include a relatively manageable exercise plan, there are many reasons why people, mainly women, find it difficult to include such activities into their weekly exercise programme or lifestyle.

What is a Chartered Physiotherapist?

What is a Chartered Physiotherapist?

A Chartered Physiotherapist is a qualified member of the professional body, the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapy (ISCP). At PMC Physiotherapy Dunboyne all our Physios are members of the ISCP. The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is the national, professional body in Ireland that works with over 3,000 members to deliver the highest standards of professional care.

10 Tips for exercising with arthritis

10 Tips for exercising with arthritis

Here at PMC Physiotherapy Dunboyne we regularly treat patients with various stages of arthritis to improve the mobility and restore the use of affected joints, increase strength to support the joints, maintain fitness or preserve the ability to perform daily activities.  We know that people with arthritis who exercise regularly have less symptoms and better quality of life.  So to mark World Arthritis Week, here are my top ten tips for exercising with arthritis:

Returning to exercise after Covid-19

Returning to exercise after Covid-19

The majority of people who contract Covid-19 will feel a lot better in a few weeks. However, some may experience fatigue symptoms during recovery. The World Confederation for Physical Therapy has advised that using a cautious approach to physical activity will likely support long term recovery. 

Facial Palsy Awareness

Facial Palsy Awareness

Facial Palsy is a general medical term that refers to weakness of facial expression, usually on one side of the face, as a result of damage to the facial nerve caused by either swelling or pressure on the nerve.

5 Tips to exercise outside

5 Tips to exercise outside

Here are 5 tips from our team in PMC Physiotherapy Dunboyne for exercise outside to help you maintain your consistency and to achieve our fitness/performance goals

Facial palsy treatment

Facial palsy treatment

As a Facial Palsy Therapy Specialist Caitriona is trained in completing comprehensive assessments of the facial muscles, including identification of abnormal movement patterns in the face (often referred to as synkinesis). This training is founded on the knowledge that the facial muscles are unique in the body, and general muscle rehab principles do not apply in Facial Palsy management.

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