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Job Description Are you looking for a part-time or full-time physio position in Galway? Our dynamic and respected business is looking for the right person to join our team. Excellent work environment with learning opportunities We have clinics in Oranmore and Gort, Co. Galway. Ideal Characteristics Required: People person Highly motivated Excellent references Motivated to learn and work Skills Required: Commitment to ongoing professional development Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team Practical and ability to problem solve Demonstrate ability to market and advertise your skills Competent computer skills Strong musculo-skeletal and manual therapy background Relevant Qualification including...

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lockdown, running, running injuries -

How can you stay injury-free on your way to 5k?! 

I don't know if there will be as many eager new runners in dark November but here are some pointers to decrease your risk of injury. I have also put together a sample template program for total beginners to start running and gradually make your way to 5k. 

 

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Do you get pain in your shoulders or lower back during push-ups? Check out this video to learn why and how to fix it.

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  Runners Glutes warm-up 🍑 These exercises are my absolute favourite for glutes ❤️ As physios we aren’t supposed to have favourites but 🤷🏻‍♀️ These guys give you so much bang for your buck...all the glutes are involved, quads & hammers are working and added neuromuscular control as a cherry on top 🍒 Options to dial up the reps, or add load, or increase/decrease height, or all of the above, but... try to get solid in the basics of the movement mechanics first. Driiiiiiive through the working hip and control and pause at the top, lower slowly if you can. Lateral step & variations are amazing for all...

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    What is my pelvic floor? Think of your pelvic floor like a sling. These muscles come from the back of the pelvis to attach at the front. When you contract these muscles it helps to support the pelvic organs (the bowel, bladder and uterus) so that we maintain continence (control the bladder and bowel). Their direction of pull comes from the back to lift the organs up and close the urethra and anus to prevent leakage. During pregnancy we take on the weight of the growing baby, add in a placenta and more fluid! Our pelvic floor then...

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