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A new survey finds that the 18-24 age group may be the least physically active amongst all adults

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A new survey is warning that an avoidable health crisis is looming for Irish adults if current trends continue.

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Physiotherapists urge us to move more to avoid illness

Juliette Gash reports. Listen here

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Growing numbers of children are at risk of developing back problems from heavy school bags, physiotherapists have warned.

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Researchers at IT Sligo use mirrors to ‘trick’ brain into thinking weak limb is working properly

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When someone is diagnosed with cancer, exercise may be the last thing on their mind. However, Ailish Daly, clinical specialist physiotherapist in oncology care at the Beacon Hospital, believes staying active can prove to be helpful, both during and after treatment

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Quit the sit with some help from an expert

Modern life has resulted in many of us adapting to a sedentary lifestyle. If you are desk-bound at work and sit on your journey to and from it, you likely fall into this category.

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Sales of incontinence products are booming, and it’s younger women doing the buying

There’s a short clip to be found on YouTube entitled “If female incontinence ads were honest”. The supplanting of the typical motivational messages of conventional advertisements for incontinence pads with brutal honesty about the reality of their use is mildly amusing, maybe especially so for those of you who have to fork out for these products and retain a sense of humour. Just allow yourself a grim smile though – a hearty chuckle may cause problems.

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The aim of the Mater Private physiotherapy team is to help patients reach their maximum potential for their physical needs and abilities.

Evolution led us down a complicated road as our distant ancestors travelled on all fours for millions of years, then abruptly (in evolutionary terms) stood up on their back legs and adopted an upright posture.... 

 

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