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Construction of a new primary care centre in Westport is expected to begin within the next six to nine months.
Patients attending a minor injuries unit are in and out of the centre in less than an hour, according to the Roscommon Hospital-Saolta University Health Care Group.
Homecare Physio is a well established and expanding company set up by local health care professional John Butler.
The Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy Ltd has been providing the highest level of professional training for sports therapists for 16 years.
A local advocate with the patient support group Patient Focus says it is important to remember that nursing homes are not institutions but “homes from homes” for people.
Since launching their successful physiotherapy service last year, Whelehans staff are often asked are all ‘physios’ the same? Unfortunately the answer is no. Unlike other medical professionals such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, up until recently there has been no protection in Irish law for the title of physiotherapist in Ireland. This means that in essence, anyone such as a ‘massage therapist’ or ‘sports therapist’ has been able to assume the name of ‘physiotherapist’.
At a time when business closures in Castlebar have dominated local media, it comes as welcome news that a new chartered physiotherapy practice has just opened in the town.
Paula O’Neill, who opened Ballinrobe Physiotherapy Clinic, in February 2012, offers a variety of treatments for injuries and illnesses ranging from musculoskeletal, respiratory, neurological, and sports rehabilitation, amputee, women’s health, stroke rehabilitation, paediatrics, and orthopaedics.
January is New Year resolution time and probably the most popular resolution is exercising more or joining a gym. Exercise will not only make you look good, it will make you feel good, as it releases endorphins in the brain that enhance our mood. Physiotherapist Sinead Brogan at Whelehans Pharmacy in Mullingar explains some of the most common mistakes to avoid, to ensure you continue exercising long into 2014.
An innovative company that brings physiotherapy to you has been launched in Galway. Established by local healthcare professional John Butler, Homecare Physio aims to provide a physiotherapy service in the home, nursing home, or workplace. The service is there for people who are unable to attend their local clinic for essential physiotherapy due to poor mobility, lack of access to transport, or time restrictions.