Resources

E-Books, Videos, Exercises and more created in collaboration Irish Physiotherapists

Guides

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Working Well in the Office

Most of us are using computers as part of our work… Here are some tips on adjustments to make at your workstation and to your body position, no matter what type of screen you are using.

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Post-COVID Rehabilitation Guide

This guide is designed to give you simple advice to help you recover after your admission to hospital with Covid-19.

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A Guide to Working Well and Safely in your Home Office Space

Moving regularly and continuing to be physically active is key to working well at home.

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Physiotherapy and Children

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is providing the following information to advise you on the how physiotherapy can be given to children.

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Simple Exercises to do while Cocooning

Follow the 8 daily exercises then tick the boxes below when each session is completed. The 8 exercises can be completed twice daily (AM and PM).

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Exercise for the Older Person

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is providing the following information to advise you on Physiotherapy and Exercise for the Older Person.

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Sports Injury & Recovery

Participation in sport is an excellent way of undertaking physical activity. While there is a risk of injury in most sports, that risk is far outweighed by the benefits of physical activity.

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10 Ways to Minimise Running Injury

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists is providing the following information to advise you on minimising injuries while running.

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Post Race Recovery

Access Post Race Recovery Strategies including active recovery, static stretches and foam rolling, including exercises.

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Aerobic Exercise for Heart Health

Access Aerobic Exercises for Heart Health including top tips when exercising, weekly guidelines, and training modalities.

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Exercise After Cardiac Event in Hospital & Beyond

Depending on the specifics of your event there may be different time frames & precautions prior to a return to full exercise. This resource is a general guideline to start with.

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Strength Training for Heart Health

Strength training is exercise with the use of resistance which helps improve your muscle strength. Our strength peaks in our 20’s and 30’s, then we get a slow but natural decline. From ages 50 to 70 there is an accelerated loss reaching 15% per decade.

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What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the inside of bones. It causes bones to become fragile, so they break easily. It is called the silent disease because there are no signs or symptoms prior to a person breaking (fracturing) bones.

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Barriers to Physical Activity for 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.

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Common Sports Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment & Timeline

For the full collection of common Summer injuries, their treatment and timelines, including hamstring tears, tennis elbow, dead legs and more, download this free resource!

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Peaking for Performance: How to Train Before a Big Event

Have you signed up for a long run, coming into Championship season or attending a powerlifting meet? Our guide on how to peak for performance will help you be your best when it matters most.

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How to Pick the Right School Bag for your Child

While our children are busy learning, playing, eating, drinking and sleeping… they are also busy growing. This is a critical time in their lives in terms of physical development. Looking after our spines, particularly those of our young people has never been so important.

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Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT); What you Need to Know

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a postural difference of the neck caused by muscle imbalance. It is typically characterized by head tilt to one side and head turn to the opposite side. CMT usually involves one of the muscles on the side of the neck called the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle.

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Videos

Instruction video: Physiotherapy Strength & Balance Exercises for those cocooning during COVID-19

Daily Practice Video: Physiotherapy Strength & Balance Exercises

Keeping strong and steady at home with the ISCP and Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh