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...
Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints is a term referring to pain on the front or inside of the shin. It is a very common injury in people new to sport, for those who are increasing their training load, training on hard surfaces, or people who walk a lot. It should be noted that not all shin...
Couch to 5k Injury Prevention

Couch to 5k Injury Prevention

Running injuries generally happen from overuse – ie pushing your body harder than it is able for, for too long. Stress or strain can develop somewhere, and because of the repetitive nature of running, this continues to build.  Two thirds of running injuries happen...