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What is physiotherapy?

 

Physiotherapy is a science-based, healthcare profession requiring a university degree, at a minimum and regulated by a professional body (Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists in Ireland) to ensure all members are properly qualified, competent and committed to a high standard of practice.
It helps different systems of the body to work at its best level […]

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Prevention of injury in sports activities

Prevention of injury in sports activities means achieving more benefits from the exercise while minimising the risk of injury. It should be a priority for athletes as well as health professionals. We can all increase the ratio of benefit to risk by remembering a few simple rules.

1. Warm-up prepares the body for exercise and […]

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Make your health priority

I want to tell you a secret… You can be healthy, beautiful and in great shape. It’s all possible, but there is no miracle pill! There is no miracle diet! There is no miracle way of getting healthy and in shape!
Rather, it’s a journey and before you take your first step you have to […]

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The importance of water for hydration during exercise.

Water is one of the most important substances in our body and makes up around 75% of our body mass. It is important for digestive processes and assists in the absorption of nutrients. It is a universal solvent for carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals and it assists in regulating the body’s biochemical processes. It allows […]

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