Anyone for Tennis? It’s summer, the sun is shining (some of the time), it’s the first week of July and everyone is glued to Wimbledon!! Tennis is a great game to both watch and play but you may notice that many of the professional players are strapped, taped, icing between sets and requiring medical attention […]
What causes Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of your Plantar Fascia. The Plantar Fascia is a strong band of tissue (like a ligament) that stretches from your heel to your middle foot bones. It supports the arch of your foot and also acts as a shock absorber. Who is affected? Plantar Fasciitis is a […]
How does the back work? The back is a complicated structure built around the bones of the spinal column. The spinal column consists of 24 bones (vertebrae) sitting one on top of another. It sits on the pelvis and is topped by the skull. The bones of the spine are connected by discs at the […]
Skiing Injuries By Philip Parr It is that time of year again……when all the lucky people head away on their skiing holidays, having a blast on the slopes but then come home carrying a bit of a niggling injury or even something a tad more serious. In recent weeks we have definitely seen an increase […]
With the World Cup upon us once more we will today take a look at a common injury which the players, or you, may encounter over the coming month and beyond. Ankle Sprains Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in sport, especially football. In fact 2/3rds of footballers experience an ankle sprain […]
Kay was invited to speak at the Annual Conference in Mullingar on Saturday 12th November 2011 on behalf of APPI. She spoke on her favourite topic of Pain , Posture and Pilates!! – What a wonderful opportunity!