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Article Tag - "Physical Therapy"

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

Throughout your pregnancy or after birth, you may have experienced SPD aka Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – A common disorder of the pelvis caused by the body’s inability to adapt to the stretching and loosening of ligaments caused by a hormone which is ultimately designed to support your baby’s gentle growth.

However, some women face difficulty when the joints in the pelvis move unevenly or there has been a change in the way the pelvic joint functions during pregnancy, triggering which experts believe more than 25% of women suffer with, though many remain undiagnosed, SPD.… Read more

Posted on February 5, 2019

Is your health suffering this time of year?

Is your health suffering this time of year?

The early part of the year can be months of fierce weather where storms, snow, floods and flu’s are thrown at us. January is seen as a depressing month as the glow of Christmas is gone and we’re left with bills, worries and empty pockets. It can take quite a toll on our health.

So how can The elbowroom Clinic be of help to you this year?

1 Gym Injuries – We start the year off with the best of intentions.… Read more

Posted on January 5, 2017

How Can Rolfing Therapy Help?

How Can Rolfing Therapy Help? What Is Rolfing?

Rolfing is a treatment process developed in the middle of the 20th century by Ida Pauline Rolf.

Often described as a cross between physiotherapy and massage, the focus is on the clients’ posture, working on the connective tissue to relieve joint issues throughout the body. The goal is always to create greater ease through the body.

Rolfing is about returning your body to its optimum structure, via the realignment of the inter-connective tissues (or myofascial layer) that hold the muscles in place.… Read more

Posted on May 11, 2016

What posture Type Are You?

When looking deeply into scientific studies, it is clear that there is no consensus definition of posture or ‘good’ posture for that matter.

My main interest is to teach you to decrease stressful loads on the body. Observation is the first step. I like to observe your natural position and your movement patterns. This helps me to understand what postural issue, if any, might be a factor in your presenting symptoms.… Read more

Posted on April 5, 2016

How Can Physical Therapy Help?

How Can Physical Therapy Help?

We are introducing you to our resident Physical Therapist Ciarán Aherne. We will give you an insight into how Ciarán works and how he may be able to help you.

Ciarán qualified from the Institute of Physical Therapy in 2010 with a BSc in Physical Therapy and Applied Health Science. He is a member of the Irish Association of Physical Therapists (IAPT). Ciarán is also an APPI certified clinical and pre & post-natal Pilates instructor.… Read more

Posted on March 21, 2016

Do you suffer neck pain while working?

Do you suffer neck pain while working? 4 Exercises to reduce work induced neck pain

We all carry tension in our neck and shoulders. This tension tends to get worse while sitting at a computer or when you’re on your phone. This can be exacerbated when tired, stressed or busy.

The most important thing to remember is to maintain GOOD POSTURE. Poor posture will eventually lead to back or neck pain. Remember to sit up straight in your office chair and make sure your work space has been ergonomically reviewed.… Read more

Posted on July 15, 2015