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Olympic Inspiration

Greetings,

Well done to Katie Taylor for punching gold despite the weight of a nations expectation on her shoulders.

We hope all the Irish athletes are holding their heads up high after their incredible achievements; the years of dedication and effort in preparation, qualifying for an Olympic Games and competing against the worlds best athletes. We hope you inspire future generations to aim as high as you did. Well done Team Ireland.

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Physio Pilates - Powerful Body Conditioning

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I have thoroughly enjoyed the Pilates classes and started to feel the benefits of it even from the first week."
Emma Coburn, Rialto, Dublin 8

Our style of Pilates...

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25% discount - Pregnancy Pilates programme

Pregnancy Pilates

Please share this news with any expectant 'mums to be'.

We are delighted to be launching this specialised programme with an introductory offer of €15 per class (usually €20) running on a 'drop in' basis for this term only.

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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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Managing an Arthritic Hip

The hips, knees and ankles are the main weight bearing joints of the body. Though they are meant to last a lifetime, it is becoming more common to see younger people present with early signs of wear in one of these joints.

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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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Sticking Your Neck Out

How many of us stop to consider the position of our head on our shoulders? 

Optimal posture is worth aspiring to; it enhances everybody's shape and size. Whereas a less ideal posture may lead to a reduction in neck mobility along with stiffness, pain and possibly headaches.

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Strained a Muscle - Do I Use Heat or Ice?

Your choice could make the pain better or worse.

Ever heard of the P.R.I.C.E acronym?

How about H.A.R.M?

Commit these 2 simple words to your memory and you'll be effectively self-managing the initial stages of an acute muscle injury.

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Join Summer Pilates Schedule

There are few places left to join our summer Pilates schedule.

Increase strength, flexibility & feel great! 

Join one of our 8 programmes starting between May 28th - 1st June 2012

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