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

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 several factors that can lead to inflammation of the Achilles tendon: Overtraining Tiredness or increased stress levels Poor running technique (biomechanics) Reduced lower limb and core muscle […]

Is Working From Home Working For You?

How to manage pain while working from home: With the country starting to creep back towards regular life, we have re-opened the clinic for in-patient appointments. While we are happy to be back in the clinic, working towards some hint of normality, we realise that not everybody is as lucky. Recent reports suggest that working […]

Returning To Sport Post COVID

As the restrictions start to lift and the world slowly creeps towards normality, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that sport is now gracing our screens again. The Premier League has seen Liverpool crowned champions after a busy playing schedule post COVID. Equally as important, we see the return of GAA and Leinster […]

Athlete Recovery Is Key

When we return to field sport after a break or when the good weather arrives and convinces us to squeeze in those extra miles and push ourselves harder to get back to peak fitness, there is one key area that cannot be overlooked when it comes to performance – RECOVERY!!! The world’s top athletes know […]

How Do You Relieve Shin Pain?

Most people associate shin pain with ‘shin splints’. ‘Shin splints’ also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries we treat in runners. MTSS is an overload injury which causes generalised pain in the shin. Contrary to popular belief it is actually a bone stress injury and not […]

Whiplash Injury – How can Physio help?

Most people will associate whiplash being caused by car accidents (vender benders) but whiplash can also be caused by other mishaps that may happen in everyday life such as falling, being pushed from behind with excessive force and even diving into a pool.   Not all neck pain is whiplash associated, an acceleration and deceleration […]

Corporate Physiotherapy

Corporate Physiotherapy

Corporate Physiotherapy Somerton Physiotherapy Clinic provides bespoke onsite wellness services to corporate companies throughout Dublin. Some of our clients are world leaders in their field with 500+ employees onsite.   Our experienced team of chartered physiotherapists can help your company to achieve its corporate wellness goals.   The 4 core services that we offer Corporate […]



Orthotics If you suffer from pain and you think the cause is coming from issues relating to your feet, then you may benefit from an Orthotic assessment.   Orthotics are insoles you place in your footwear and they can be custom made by your physiotherapist or purchased off the shelf on the recommendation of your […]

Dry Needling

Dry Needling What is Dry Needling? Dry Needling is the insertion of sterile single use Acupuncture needles directly into muscular trigger points to elicit a “twitch response”. Trigger points are tight, tender knots within a muscle which cause pain and stiffness. Your chartered physiotherapist will use sterile needles to target ‘shortened’ or ‘tight’ muscles to […]

Strength and Conditioning

Strength and Conditioning Move better, feel better, and perform better Strength and Conditioning (S&C) training is beneficial for everyone from the ‘non-sporty’ or athletic to the ‘weekend warrior’ up to ‘high level athletes. Why not talk to one of our therapists about how a strength and conditioning programme can enhance your quality of life? Strength […]