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Irish Times – 8th September 2015

Opinion: Physiotherapy services should be at the centre of policy development

Read here about the benefits of Physiotherapy

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/how-physiotherapy...

Irish Times - 8th September 2015

Exercise should be promoted for its own sake as empowering, enjoyable and great for psychological health and not just something obese people should do.

There is an “alarming” lack of knowledge about obesity in Ireland, according to research from the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

A staggering 82% of people do not know the minimum amount of exercise needed for a healthy lifestyle was a 30-minute session three times a week, while 37% said they have become less physically active in recent years.

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Sunday August 23rd 2015

 

NATIONAL SURVEY BY PHYSIOTHERAPISTS SHOWS ALARMING LACK OF KNOWLEDGE RE OBESITY AND BENEFITS OF EXERCISE TO HUMAN HEALTH

82% of the population not aware that 30mins of moderate exercise five times a week is the minimum amount needed for a healthy lifestyle

Thanks to my Physio Campaign 2015

The ISCP is delighted to be celebrating World Physiotherapy Day (WPD) on this coming September 8th 2015. The day is an opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

Thanks to my Physio Campaign 2015

The ISCP is delighted to be taking part in World Physiotherapy Day (WPD) on this coming September 8th 2015. The day is an opportunity for Chartered Physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

Irish Times - 7th August 2015

Irish Times article about the dangers of sitting at a desk all day and the benefits of standing

Click here to read more: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/work/workers-should-not-stand-having-...

World Physical Therapy Day is on 8th September 2015. The day is an opportunity for physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

Independent.ie - 14th July 2015

Back pain is so prevalent that it costs the country more than cancer and diabetes treatment combined, but there are many myths circulating about the condition. A Chartered Physiotherapist was asked to shed some light on the common ailment

Click here to read the article: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/15-things-you-didnt-know...

Connacht Tribune - 12th July 2015

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) is concerned that University Hospital Galway may displace physiotherapists for extra beds.

The ISCP claims that UHG has now revealed that it may decide to displace the Physiotherapy department for a number of extra beds despite warnings from trade union Impact that the move could risk breaching HIQA standards.

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