6 top tips for treating High Hamstring Tendinopathy

6 top tips for treating High Hamstring Tendinopathy

What is High Hamstring Tendinopathy? High Hamstring tendinopathy is an injury at the very top of your hamstring (where the leg meets the buttocks) Pain occurs local to that area  Pain usually gets worse after activity, especially hill running, deep lunges, sprint...
6 things you can do for plantar fasciopathy!

6 things you can do for plantar fasciopathy!

6 things you can do for Plantar Fasciopathy! What is plantar fasciopathy? Pain on the bottom of your foot or arch when walking or running Tissues on the bottom of your foot become swollen and sensitive to activity Pain early in the morning What’s the prognosis?...
Infection Control at the clinic during COVID-19 Pandemic

Infection Control at the clinic during COVID-19 Pandemic

Firstly please note- WE ARE IN OUR USUAL CLINIC PREMISES BESIDE THE ASHFORD PHARMACY.  We are now open for face-to-face consultations and are taking bookings, which can be done over the phone (0404-49781), via email at info@eastcoastphysio.ie, or through booking...
Is my knee pain coming from my IT Band?

Is my knee pain coming from my IT Band?

The Ilio-tibial band (IT Band) is a thick fibrous structure that runs from the outside of your hip down to the side of your thigh to the outside of your shin bone. The purpose of the IT band is to bend the hip and knee and to help control the knee position while we...
Why are my hamstrings so tight?

Why are my hamstrings so tight?

What and where are the hamstrings? The hamstring muscles are found at the back of your thigh and are composed of three main muscles; the biceps femoris muscle, the semimembranosus muscle and the semitendinosus muscle. The biceps femoris muscle is the most commonly...