Children In Sport – Participation and Retention

Children In Sport - Participation and Retention

How do we keep them participating and being retained in maintaining physical activity? I recently became aware of some important work that an Irish man in Sweden is doing. The International Convention of Children’s Rights is looking at restructuring the format of youth sports to be child-cantered rather than adult cantered. This means that the […]

Pros And Cons of Home Exercise

In today’s weekly vlog David Fitzgerald from Dublin Physiotherapy explores the world of home exercises and its pros and cons. Most people who are following a physiotherapy treatment with a specialist will also be prescribed some form of home exercise to help them stay on track and speed up the healing process. Very often, however, […]

Are You Hitting The Right Target?

After a short break for the Summer Holidays, David Fitzgerald is finally back with a new video and this time he’s talking about a topic that can be interesting for many patients; Are You Hitting The Right Target? As the motto of Dublin Physiotherapy is “helping you move better“, David has prepared a new video […]

Why Add Home Exercises to a Care Plan?

In this week’s video, David Fitzgerald from Dublin Physiotherapy talks about something patients should know about – the importance of adding home exercises to a care plan. While most practitioners often suggest implementing a few extra exercises in their patients routine, there are also a few cases when this step seems to be neglected. Watch […]

Useful Muscle Activation or Wasting Your Time?

Once again, David Fitzgerald from Dublin Physiotherapy talks about an interesting topic both for patients and practitioners; muscle activation. Very often, David says, he has worked with patients who decided to start a strengthening-related program for a variety of different reasons. Among the most common causes behind this lifestyle change, we usually find a medical […]

Top 3 Wellness Tips

In today’s video, David Fitzgerald talks about the three main components of musculoskeletal health. If you’re interested in knowing more about the ways of improving your physical health, then this article is the right place for you. Flexibility, strength, and coordination are the three components David will analyze in his video, suggesting specific exercises aimed […]

Are You Doing The Correct Exercises?

In today’s video, David Fitzgerald, talks once again about something every physician gets asked pretty often: “what type of exercise is good for me”? David, in fact, says that the question he gets asked the most by his patients is whether they’re doing the right exercises and, if it’s not the case, how they can […]

Low Back Pain: Symptoms and Causes

In this week’s video blog, chartered physiotherapist David Fitzgerald explains the various causes, symptoms and possible therapies for low back pain. The question Dublin Physiotherapy have to deal with most frequently, David says, is “what causes back pain?”. Most people, in fact, are looking for a more detailed answer, which should explain to them why […]

When Stretching doesn’t work?

Do you ever feel that you don’t get enough benefit from the time you spend stretching? This is a scenario we see frequently in clinic where people tell us that they feel stiff with certain movements whether that’s activities of daily living bending to put shoes and socks up putting their arms in a jacket […]