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Physio for Achilles Tendonitis

My Achilles tendon is sore. How do I get it better?

Why is my Achilles tendon sore? Do I have Achilles Tendonitis? Soreness or swelling of your Achilles tendon is caused by overuse or trauma. Constant stress placed on the Achilles tendon causes irritation, inflammation and pain. There are…
Osgood-Schlatter Disease, Patellar Tendon, Knee-Pain

My child has knee pain: Is Osgood-Schlatter Disease causing their pain?

What is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?  Osgood-Schlatter disease is where there is an extra bone growth on the bone below the patella (knee cap). It is common in active adolescents especially those participating in sports that involve running,…

Ankle Sprains in GAA players

  I have sprained my ankle – what should I do next? A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way. This can stretch or tear the tough bands of tissue (ligaments) that help hold your…

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