Sandymount Sports Injury & Physiotherapy Clinic

01 668 6819

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Flora Mini marathon

Preparation for the Mini marathon. Make sure you have proper footwear & comfortable clothing. This may sound obvious but it is important, not only to have the right gear and footwear but to make sure you break the footwear in gradually. If you have new shoes, wear them around the house and for short walks before wearing for a run. Warm up. This is an essential part of race preparation. Whether you are a walker, a jogger or a seasoned runner, it is vital that you warm up as the first part of...

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Opening hours

Monday - Thursday

7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday

By Appointment

Womens Health

Womens Health issues which may include pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy and post partum can be helped by Physiotherapists at Sandymount Physiotherapy Clinic.

Musculoskeletal issues specific to women that occur around the time of Menopause and arm pain and shoulder joint stiffness following breast surgery or mastectomy can also be helped by physiotherapy.

physiotherapy for pregnancy

Pelvic pain, Sacro -iliac and Low back pain are not uncommon during pregnancy and immediatly post partum mainly due to the hormonal changes related to pregnancy. Much can be done by the Physiotherapist during pregnancy to alleviate this pain through mobilisation and manual therapy in addition to  exercise, the provision of correct support and advice on self management. Just at a life stage where you need to bend and stoop pain can  prevent you doing so and lifting your baby can be a real challange. Simply remembering the code of good back care and bending from your knees and getting down on hunkers can alleviate some of the symptoms.  Back pain following birth can be a downer so don't hesitate to get help.

Stress and urge incontinance can also be troublesome following delivery. The pelvic floor muscles are an integral part of control in the core. Post natal exercises are important in addressing incontinence issues and if it is not improving we can recommend  specialist Physiotherapists.

Around menopause many women can experience debilitating aches and pains associated with hormonal  changes and physiotherapy treatment can help. 

  • Osteoporosis exercise prescription. It is scientifically proven that exercise can maintain and restore bone density. We design safe and effective exercise programs for people with Osteoporosis.
  • Lifestyle Management.  Exercise and postural advice can help prevent and reduce muscule and joint pains. We offer Pilates classes and advice on exercise programs for home or the gym.