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5 Myths & Misconceptions About Lower Back Pain

5 Myths & Misconceptions About Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a very common condition, with 80% of adults experiencing it at some point in their lives. However, despite the high prevalence, low back pain is rarely serious and much can be done by patients to self-manage the condition. Pilates or physical therapy is a great way to help and prevent back issues.

Below are some common myths and misconceptions about back pain which frequently impede recovery.

5 Common Myths & Misconceptions

1 “As I have back pain, it is best that I stay in bed and rest”  While it is important to avoid aggravating activities after the initial injury, research has shown that those who stay in bed due to low back pain have a longer recovery time than those who remain active.… Read more

Posted on January 5, 2018

Yin Yoga for Back Care with Eimear Beardmore

Yin Yoga for Back Care with Eimear Beardmore

By building body awareness students will be empowered to release tension and find ease in the back body through the poses offered.

This workshop will be beneficial for people battling with a backache, gym goers, and people who spend long periods of time on their feet!

What Is Yin Yoga?

Yin is a practice that targets the ‘yin’ tissues of the body encouraging deep release and unwinding of tension. Poses are held for minutes at a time to target the deeper layers of connective tissue while simultaneously promoting and maintaining mobility.… Read more

Posted on June 23, 2017

Rolfing – To Iron Out Life’s Bumps

Rolfing – To Iron Out Life’s Bumps

My first baby was induced and weighed 10lbs. The hard birth did not surprise me but the sensations in my body after did. I felt like a bus had hit me!  

Baby No. 1 (10 lbs)

We had fertility issues on both sides of the family and we thought if we wanted no. 2 we needed to get on with it. I was lucky enough to be a newly qualified Rolfer at the time.Read more

Posted on January 31, 2017

How Can Acupuncture Help You?

How Can Acupuncture Help You? What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient healing art that originates in China. There are ancient Chinese texts written over 2000 years ago which describes a system of diagnosis and treatment which correlate with modern acupuncture texts. It is, therefore, a well-established system that has preventative medicine at its heart.

What Does The Science Say?

The W.H.O. World Health Organisation has reviewed the research carried out and issued a list of conditions that have shown benefit from acupuncture treatment some of which are listed below.… Read more

Posted on January 17, 2017

How Can Acupuncture Help?

How Can Acupuncture Help?

This week we’ll be introducing you to our Acupuncturist, Sam Taylor. We will give you an insight into how Sam works and how she may be able to help you.

Sam is a fully qualified Chinese Medical Practitioner using Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Cupping, Moxa and Reiki as a form of natural medicine and healing. She is registered with the ACOI and abides by their strict code of ethics.

WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE?… Read more
Posted on May 24, 2016

How Can Physiotherapy Help?

How Can Physiotherapy Help?

This week we will be introducing you to our resident Physiotherapist Fionn Healy. We will give you an insight in how he works and how he may be able to help you.

Fionn is a fully licensed Chartered Physiotherapist with current membership of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. He obtained his BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy degree at Trinity College Dublin.

Fionn has had clinical placements many of the major hospitals in Dublin and has spent time working in San Diego California in a private practice.… Read more

Posted on April 26, 2016