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

General Medical Conditions

physiotherapy for respiratory

Respiratory Conditions


Sandymount Physiotherapy Clinic can provide treatment for acute respiratory disorders.and for conditions such as COPD and Emphysema.Treatment may vary from chest physiotherapy, breathing exercise and use of the 'Flutter' to  gentle physical training to improve exercise tolerance.

 

Neurological Conditions

Neurological conditions such as Stroke or Head Injury continue to improve over time and benefit greatly from ongoing exercise. Our Chartered physiotherapists can provide and supervise exercise programmes tailored to your needs. These patients benefit from strength, balance, agility and coordination exercises. Attending for treatment in suitable clothing and wearing non slip shoes sets you up for your programme. 

Balance and Prevention of Falls

A natural consequence of ageing is that we lose tone and strength in our muscles , our tissues become less elastic and our balance can begin to deteriorate .Older people can be more suscebtable to  trips and falls.Neuropathy  may be a complication following chemotherapy or radiotherapy and gentle exercise may help restore function.

Sandymount Physiotherapy Clinic  provides exercise classes to improve balance  by strengthening muscles , improving coordination and agility thus preventing falls. This programme can help you or your relative to  maintain or regain confidence  after an adverse incident or even a period of ill health. Advice as to the best mobility aids and reinforcement of simple measures to take to prevent falls at home  will be given.Remaining safe and healthy at home  and preventing fractures is a goal of this service.