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The Rotator Cuff -What is it?
What is “The Rotator Cuff”? Most of us have all heard about the “rotator cuff” through a friend or family member who has a sore shoulder. Or maybe your own GP has told you that you have a rotator cuff injury. But what is the rotator cuff? The shoulder joint is very shallow in nature. […]
Ankle Sprains by Rachel Keane
Ankle Sprains by Rachel Keane What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to a ligament in the ankle. Ligaments are made of connective tissue, mainly collagen and their role is to connect bone to bone. When a ligament is overstretched this can result in a sprained ankle. How does this […]
Dry Needling – What is it and how does it work?
What is Dry Needling? Many people have heard of Dry Needling but few are aware of what it actually is or how it works. Dry Needling is the act of using acupuncture needles in a specific way to help alleviate muscular issues, and associated referred pain patterns around the body. Generally speaking, the needle is […]
How Does My Butt Affect My Knee?
So, how do our glutes affect our knees? First, some quick info on the relationship between the gluteal muscles and the knees. The glutes are comprised of the gluteal maximus, medius and minimus, in order of size. The glute min and med are primarily used for abducting the hip, or for moving the leg out […]
Physio Led Pilates – Starting Monday 19th September
Physio-led Pilates Classes Do you suffer from a stiff and sore back or neck? Looking for a way to rebuild your core strength and improve mobility? Have you been wondering how to start back into exercise after a long period? Well Pilates is a great place to start. Currently we see a range of people who […]
Recovery Strategies Post Game by Darragh Bolton
Recovery Strategies Post Game Championship is in full swing now and games are coming thick and fast. That’s great but one thing we must remember to complete as best we can, is RECOVERY. Recovering for the next session or game is an underestimated part of our overall training. We use a huge amount of energy when […]