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World Physiotherapy Day is held every year on the 8th of September. WCPT has released their materials for the day online. This year they're using the theme'Add Life to Years'.

Whether you are a runner, a jogger or a walker, physiotherapist Helen French has some expert advice to keep you in tip-top form following today's race.

You have made it. You have put in weeks, if not months of training and now finally the day we have all been waiting for has arrived; the Vhi Women's Mini Marathon is upon us. Here's some tips for before and after today's race.

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RCSI MyHealth public lecture on Wednesday, 27th April.

Health research experts, including Louise Keating, Chartered Physiotherapist and RCSI Lecturer, will share the benefits of staying active and achieving the right level of balance to stay healthy and injury free.

Difference between a chartered physiotherapist and a physical therapist It could be asked, “are all ‘physios’ the same”? Unfortunately the answer is no.There are currently therapists practicing in Ireland in many different settings including sports and leisure using the term “physiotherapists”/ “physio”/”physical therapist” but who have not completed the required courses recognised by the only governing body in the Republic of Ireland called the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists.

ATTENTION ALL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS

State Regulation and You

How Will This Affect You?

What is the Role of the ISCP IN Supporting Physiotherapists?

The ISCP is organising 19 Information Sessions nationwide, open to all physiotherapists (members and non-members) in April/ May, beginning on Friday next April 2nd.

ATTENTION ALL PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS

State Regulation and You

How Will This Affect You?

What is the Role of the ISCP IN Supporting Physiotherapists?

When: April/May 2016.

Where: Nationwide (see meeting schedule below)

The Irish Independent - 10th March 2016

BONES & JOINTS A physiotherapist can work with a patient to decide on the most appropriate management for acute and long-term bone and joint pain — or help people who simply want advice about getting active.

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The Irish Times Health - 5th January 2016

Women who experience pain during intercourse find it difficult to talk about

Maeve Whelan, a chartered physiotherapist based in Dublin, works with women of all ages who, like Claire, suffer from painful sex. She says women who continue to ignore the pain and push through will only experience more severe pain and discomfort.

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Click here to view the Society's CEO Ruaidhri O'Connors message to members on the Minisher for Health Decision to Protect the titles Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist in one Register

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) today welcomed the decision made by the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to also protect the title Physical Therapist  under section 95(3) of the Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005 which will eliminate the ongoing risk of title confusion between Physiotherapist and Physical Therapist and the consequent risks to public safety.

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