Computers are now being used by many people in their homes. Poor postures when using your home PC may lead to discomfort. The information in this leaflet will help you to set-up your PC at home and prevent aches and pains.
Neck pain is a very common occurrence affecting 10-15% of the population at any one point in time. Physiotherapy including exercise and manipulation / mobilization techniques has been shown to be effective in aiding recovery. We are seeing increasing number of patients with computer related neck pain.
Most sports injuries can be effectively treated or prevented by your Chartered Physiotherapist, enabling you to return to your sport as soon as possible. Our Chartered Physiotherapists have additional postgraduate qualifications and experience in the sports medicine field. This leaflet gives guidelines on P.R.I.C.E. [ pressure , rest, ice , compression and elevation guidelines.
Physiotherapy and the Pelvic Floor Muscles
A Leaflet by Tirim and Pfizer in conjunction with ISCP Members, Cinny Cusack MISCP,TIRIM BOARD MEMBER, CPWHC GROUP and Maeve Whelan BA MISCP TIRIM BOARD MEMBER, CPWHC GROUP. Includes bladder diary- input/output.
Tummy Time is an important activity to promote a baby’s development and should become part of each baby’s daily routine.
Children, like adults can suffer from back pain. School bags and heavy books are a cause for concern for many parents and children. This leaflet provides information for teachers and parents.
Eat Well, Play Well and be Fit! : If the amount of energy (food) that you take into your body is greater than the amount used (through activity) an imbalance occurs which can lead to weight-gain. Although everybody is a different shape and size, being unfit or overweight can cause health problems for your heart, lungs and points and can also make you unhappy.
Exercising through life is very important for our physical, emotional and mental health. As people get older they tend to become less active and exercise less. This can mean muscles can weaken more than they need to. Sometimes you may not realise that you are less fit or have got weaker and accept it as a natural part of ageing. No one can stop getting older but it is never too late to start exercising or increasing daily activity. People can see improvements when they undertake regular exercise at any age.
Heart and lung problems occur in all age groups for a variety of different reasons. Many of these problems can benefit from the advice of a Chartered Physiotherapist.
Timely Physiotherapy intervention will substantially reduce the impact Osteopenia / Osteoporosis and the consequences of low-trauma / fragility fractures in all age-groups.
Fitness means having enough energy all the time to do what you want to do. Your Chartered Physiotherapist can help you to choose the right activity to suit your needs, prescribe exercises to strengthen your weak areas and plan your exercise routine.
The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) is providing the following information to assist you in preparing for race day and to advise you on post race recovery and injury prevention.
The ISCP is providing the following information to advise you on post race recovery and injury prevention. This is particularly helpful for middle and long distance runners and novices.