Sandymount Sports Injury & Physiotherapy Clinic

01 668 6819

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Running: lower limb flexibility

If you are starting to run there are important stages to work gradually through. It is crucialy important to warm up before you start your run with some dynamic stretches (short stretches of the major muscle groups, just 5 second hold) Gradually build up your running time and distance and finish off with static stretches to maintain muscle length. Unlike the dynamic stretching done during the warm up, your after exercise stretching should be sustained, holding the position of stretch for at lea...

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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

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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.