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Exercise in Pregnancy (EIP)

Exercise in Pregnancy (EIP)

Stay active during pregnancy for well-being. Aim for 150 minutes of moderate exercise weekly, but only 13% achieve it. Benefits include improved pregnancy experience and lower pre-eclampsia risk. Beware of soft tissue injuries; exercise cautiously. Consult a women’s health physiotherapist for personalized guidance on pain, wellness, and labor preparation.

Proactive Steps to Reduce Injury Risk in 2024

Proactive Steps to Reduce Injury Risk in 2024

For a healthier, uninterrupted exercise routine in 2024 let’s aim to reduce injury risk and stay fit and healthy throughout the year. We can increase our activity levels, complete mobility and resistance training and prioritise recovery.

Maintaining Your Fitness Routine Amid Christmas Celebrations

Maintaining Your Fitness Routine Amid Christmas Celebrations

Embrace holidays with balanced fitness. Our expert physiotherapists guide you to joyous health, combining hands-on techniques, rehabilitative exercises, and mindful advice. From active traditions to realistic goals, discover a flexible approach, ensuring guilt-free celebrations and a fit 2024.

Preventing Injury in Rugby with New Tackle Rules

Preventing Injury in Rugby with New Tackle Rules

Rugby’s New Tackle Rules for Injury Prevention – In the 2023/2024 season, World Rugby has revamped tackle regulations to prioritize player safety. Tackles must now target below the sternum, with stringent rules for ball-carriers. This shift necessitates refined techniques—footwork, hip dropping, and precise head positioning. Secondary tacklers share responsibility, emphasizing safe contact. PMC Physiotherapy advocates these changes for injury-free play, offering expert support for athletes at all levels.

Navigating ACL Injuries: Patient Experiences, Expert Guidance

Navigating ACL Injuries: Patient Experiences, Expert Guidance

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are daunting for athletes. Surgery and rigorous rehabilitation are the norm, causing apprehension. Pre-surgery, pain, swelling, and instability trouble patients. Strengthening the knee before surgery helps. Post-op, crutches are essential, and pain is manageable with medication. Discover more about ACL injuries.

Mastering Posture – 5 Tips for improving alignment and pain management

Mastering Posture – 5 Tips for improving alignment and pain management

Good posture distributes body weight evenly, reducing strain, while poor posture can lead to pain and injuries. Find 5 tips for improving alignment and pain management to master your posture, including an ergonomic workspace, posture exercises, mindful awareness, regular breaks, and professional guidance from PMC Physiotherapy, to enhance posture and overall health.

Women's Health

Exercise in Pregnancy (EIP)

Exercise in Pregnancy (EIP)

Stay active during pregnancy for well-being. Aim for 150 minutes of moderate exercise weekly, but only 13% achieve it. Benefits include improved pregnancy experience and lower pre-eclampsia risk. Beware of soft tissue injuries; exercise cautiously. Consult a women’s health physiotherapist for personalized guidance on pain, wellness, and labor preparation.

GAA

What are the 3 most common GAA injuries?

What are the 3 most common GAA injuries?

Research and experience have shown us that the most commonly injured areas in Gaelic Football are the Ankle, Hamstring and Knee. One of the most common GAA related injuries our team of physios see in the PMC Physiotherapy Dunboyne is the Ankle Sprain.

Musculoskeletal injuries

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.

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