Gluteal tendinopathy or hip tendon pain is the most common cause of greater trochanteric pain syndrome. Your gluteal tendons are the tough tendon fibres that connect your gluteal muscles to your hip bone. Usually injury occurs when tiny tears to the tendon occur over long time periods.
Gluteal tendinopathy can occur due to poor hip and gluteal muscle control. This can overstress the gluteal tendons causing pain and leading to hip and pelvic instability. Walking or running with poor hip control can ...
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Get fit for skiing
The ski season is starting and it is important to prepare the body for it.Would you run a 10 km race without training for it? Many of us head straight from our office job to 7 days on the slopes. This can increase our risk of injury. The most common skiing injuries include knee ligament damage, shoulder dislocations and skier's thumb (injury to the ligament in the thumb).
Starting an exercise programme 6 weeks before hitting the slopes can ...
We often have patients in Southside Physiotherapy Clinic complaining of back pain for no apparent reason.
With careful assessment and screening we sometimes find that surprisingly that the car seat is the main cause for their pain.
Making a few adjustments to your car seat could potentially save you lots of trouble, especially in cases where a person has had back pain previously. If you have any doubts about your car seat or your back feels tired and stiff after being ...
What we know about what causes osteoarthritis knee pain.
Osteoarthritis develops as the cartilage that helps protect your knee begins to deteriorate and the joint space between the bones narrow. In addition, knee joint fluid begins to break down and lose its ability to cushion and lubricate the knee. This causes common symptoms of knee osteoarthritis.
Osteoarthritis knee pain needs to be actively managed.
Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition, meaning once you have it, you have it for life. But that doesn’t mean you ...
Sure, exercise is good for your body, but did you ever think about how it could improve your mood?
Science backs up the premise that regular exercise actually boosts your mood and makes you a more joyful person. When you work out intensely, physiological changes take place in your body that increase the feeling of happiness.
Feeling Good with Endorphins
A powerful reaction of the body to exercise is the release of hormones called endorphins. Endorphins stimulate the brain creating feelings of elation and ...
Clinical Pilates is taught at Southside Physiotherapy clinic by chartered Physiotherapists.
It is ideal for those recovering from a back or neck injury or for those who want to improve their posture, flexibility and general body awareness.
5 Key elements form the cornerstone of clinical Pilates
1. Head and neck alignment; your forehead should be level with your chin when lying on your back. This can be achieved with the right head support. The amount of support needed depends on the shape of your ...
Positive Ageing Week 2017
25th Sept – 1st Oct.
Positive ageing is possible!
Maintain your muscles
Improve your balance
Keep your joints supple
We at Southside Physiotherapy Clinic are here to help!
Why not join our Over 65 Exercise classes or our Pilates classes for all ages?
For more information Click Here or Phone 01 2897171
Ankle sprains occur commonly when you go over on your ankle.
The outer aspect of your ankle is overstretched and the sole of your foot twists inwards. The ligaments at the outside of the ankle are most frequently sprained.Injuries can be a grade 1 sprain where only a small number of ligament fibres are injured, a grade 2 where a greater proportion of fibres are sprained or a grade 3 which is a complete rupture. Grade 1 and 2 injuries are normally ...
World Physiotherapy Day 8th September 2017
Contact a physiotherapist-the qualified experts in movement and exercise
World Physiotherapy Day 2017 where all Healthy adults need to be physically active. Globally, around 26% of adults aged 18 and over are not active enough. Physical activity and exercise help people lead happy and healthy lives.
Physiotherapists keep people moving through interventions which maximise strength and mobility. Through advice and exercise programmes they support people of all ages to achieve activity goals.
Here at Southside Physiotherapy Clinic we can ...