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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.

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.

Injuries and our gait cycle

Injuries and our gait cycle

At PMC Physiotherapy Dunboyne we are the first physiotherapy clinic in Ireland to use cutting edge gait cycle analysis technology to allow us measure your foot in motion and prescribe a fully bespoke orthotic to help you return to pain free movement and sport.

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