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Concerned about stress fractures?

Concerned about stress fractures?

3 questions to ask yourself if you’re concerned about stress fractures! The key to stress fractures in runners is to catch them early, before the injury gets any worse. We see a lot of runners in our clinic, and a small number of these have been diagnosed with stress...

Power Outage

Our Ashford HQ will be closed from 1pm until 5pm on Thursday, November 4th. Please email us on info@eastcoastphysio.ie Appointments and classes are not affected.

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

 We are 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 online using the link below; https://eastcoastphysio.ie/booking/ We are still available over...

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. Really common this time of year with...

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...

Welcome Mary-Alice Murphy to the team!

Welcome Mary-Alice Murphy to the team!

Mary-Alice first completed a degree in BSc Athletic Therapy and Training from DCU in 2012. As part of this degree she travelled to America and worked with the East Stroudsburg University teams in Pennsylvania including the American football team, swimmers, baseball...