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