February 23, 2020

In this three part blog post, FFS Physiotherapist Kathryn Dane will discuss her experience of sporting injuries, the physical and emotional impact of injuries and the rehabilitation process. Part 1 will discuss Kathryn's experience of sports injuries as an athlete herself and the impact injury can have on our physical and emotional well-being.

January 28, 2020

This blog offers advice on how to manage an injury. Recognising the injury firstly, how to adapt your exercises and training load and where to go if you need further help.

December 2, 2019

FFS Head Of Physiotherapy, Eric Cullinane, discusses the assessment and treatment of Coach Aoife's neck and shoulder issue. The assessment included testing wrist range of motion, functional movements and end range strength testing. Myofascial release and strengthening exercises were prescribed as part of Aoife's rehabilitation programme.

October 28, 2019

FFS Head Of Physiotherapy, Eric Cullinane, discusses the assessment and treatment of Coach Cathal’s wrist issue. The assessment included testing wrist range of motion, functional movements and forearm strength testing. Flexibility drills and strengthening exercises were prescribed as part of Cathals rehabilitation programme.

September 29, 2019

FFS Gym's new physiotherapist talks us through her assessment and treatment of Coach Daragh's groin issue. The assessment included testing range of motion, functional movements, and groin strength testing. The exercise program prescribed focused on building tissue resiliency of all the muscles in the region to develop a strong and bullet-proof groin complex.

August 25, 2019

Head of Physiotherapy Eric Cullinane, discusses the assessment and treatment of Coach Conor’s hip issue. The assessment included testing hip range of motion, functional movements and lateral hip strength testing. Mobility drills, gluteus activation exercises and strengthening exercises were prescribed as part of Conor’s rehabilitation programme.

July 28, 2019

A common misconception is that coaches live their lives without any musculoskeletal issues. Head Of Physiotherapy, Eric Cullinane, discusses the assessment and treatment of Coach Brian’s shoulder issue. The assessment included testing shoulder range of motion, scapular function, and strength testing. Mobility drills, scapular exercises, and strengthening exercises were prescribed as part of Brian’s rehabilitation programme.

June 25, 2019

Head Of Physiotherapy, Eric Cullinane, discusses the assessment and treatment of Coach Jamie Martin Grace’s hamstring issue. The assessment included testing hamstring range of motion, strength and discuss factors that were causing pain. Hamstring strengthening, hip control and pain management strategies were prescribed as part of Jamie’s rehabilitation programme.

May 26, 2019

A common misconception is that coaches and personal trainers live their lives without any musculoskeletal issues. This, however, is not the case and coaches, given the nature of their active work, can present with frequent issues that require attention. FFS Head Of Physiotherapy, Eric Cullinane, discusses the assessment and treatment of Coach Sinead Brophy’s knee issue. The assessment included testing hip range of motion, strength and discuss factors that...

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