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Chartered Physiotherapist - MSc, BSc Hons, DipMedAc, MISCP
Simon Coghlan holds a Master of Science Degree in Physiotherapy and is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. A post graduate Diploma in Medical Acupuncture entitles him to accredited membership of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. Simon specialises in the...
Chartered Physiotherapist - MSc, BSc Hons, DipMedAc, MISCP
Simon Coghlan holds a Master of Science Degree in Physiotherapy and is a member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. A post graduate Diploma in Medical Acupuncture entitles him to accredited membership of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. Simon specialises in the integration of medical acupuncture techniques with manual therapy and therapeutic exercise for the treatment of musculo-skeletal pain and dysfunction.
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Can Manual Therapy Alone Offer Sustainable Pain Relief?

backpain-reliefManual therapy is a term used to describe most techniques Chartered Physiotherapist do with their hands. There are techniques which are taught to us 'Physio’s' at University which take a lot of practice to perform correctly and effectively.

These include:

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Back Pain Confusion

Back Pain - Are You One Of The 33%?

Many of our clients arrive at the clinic struggling with some form of back pain. Some come to us after trying various treatments with little relief.

Here I'd like share some more recent advances in the knowledge about the assessment and treatment of persistent low back pain.

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Paula Morgan

Welcome to Paula Morgan

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We would like to extend a very warm welcome to Paula who has recently joined our team. Paula's excellent academic background and diverse clinical experience enhances our clinic's position to offer the highest standard in Physiotherapy care.

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Common Running Injuries - How to Treat and Avoid

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Pain relief for common running injuries begins with a little knowledge.

Runners often suffer niggling injuries over time. Many are not debilitating and with some determination won't prevent you from skipping your after work jog. However, if you can identify more accurately what the issue may be you are in a better position to self treat it so it doesn't get worse.

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Medical Acupuncture for Sinusitis

acu-in-noseAcupuncture is continuing to gain widespread interest from the general public and is becoming an ever increasingly popular form of treatment. If you're not familiar with the 'Medical Acupuncture' approach you can read a bit more about it here - What is Acupuncture

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Dry Needling Masterclass with Dr Robert Gerwin

Earlier this month I was privileged to be able to attend a Masterclass in dry needling (a medical acupuncture technique) by Dr Robert Gerwin at the Royal London Hospital for integrated medicine, in London, UK.

Dr Gerwin is a world renowned expert in treating myofascial pain (muscle pain and trigger points) using needling techniques. He is a neurologist and fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and practices in Washington DC.

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How Well Do You Know Your Therapist?

I have recently found myself in a number of conversations about the consequences the lack of a national medical regulatory body in Ireland has on public awareness.

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Mulligan Concept Technique

Earlier this month I attended an update course on what is referred to as the ‘Mulligan concept’ taught by experienced physiotherapist and educator Jean Madden MMACP.

This is a hands on, manual therapy approach devised by well-respected kiwi, Brian Mulligan. It focusses treatment of pain and is also concerned with restoring movement and function.

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