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Injury Prevention in children

Physiotherapists play a role in injury prevention in children and can help to reduce the risk of injury. Most injuries in young people are due to overuse. The more contact there is in sport the greater the risk of traumatic injury. The most frequent types of sports injuries are sprains (injuries to ligaments) strains (injuries to muscles), and stress fractures (injuries to bones). Injury occurs when excessive stress is placed on tendons, joints, bones and muscles. To reduce the risk of injury: Take time ... Read more

Strengthen bones at Southside Physiotherapy Clinic

Strengthen bones So how about Wednesdays?? Improve your bone strength by: Fun exercises Specially tailored for the over 65’s Physiotherapist led exercise groups Coming in July! Contact 01 2897171 between 9 am and 1 pm or email info@southsidephysio.com   Read more

Summer holiday back pain.

Summer holiday back pain It’s just the start of summer and already we are seeing people coming back from holidays with back pain rather than being refreshed!!       Here at Southside Physiotherapy Clinic, we want to prevent you getting back pain. So whether lying on sand on the beach or on a lounger when you lie on your tummy use and extra towel under your stomach to support your lower back and rest your forehead on the back of your hands. Unless of ... Read more