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A career in sports massage therapy

The Institute of Massage & Sports Therapy has been providing the highest level of training in sports massage for almost 20 years.

Regular sports massage keeps injuries at bay

As the evenings get longer and brighter Galwegians are enjoying a range of sports from pounding the Prom in their running shoes, to enjoying a spot of tennis or hitting the road on a bike. Increased activity also coincides with more sports injuries, but thankfully there are steps we can take to prevent them.

Acupuncture for pain relief

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Pain in any part of the body can be very debilitating and can greatly affect all aspects of everyday life.

Acupuncture for pain relief

Pain, in any part of the body, can be very debilitating and can greatly affect all aspects of everyday life. Acupuncture is known for its effectiveness for treating all pain related conditions.

Improve your energy levels with traditional Chinese medicine

If you are feeling low on energy, feel tired often, or never seem to be able to get enough sleep, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) can help.

Three tips to de-stress this Christmas

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The Christmas rush is starting to build. The Chirstmas lights have been switched on, the Christmas market is in full swing, and shops are teasing you with their Christmas stocks; it may be the most wonderful time of the year but, by God, it can be stressful.

Look after yourself this Christmas

Imagine lying in a room by yourself, the sound of the sea lapping at your bed, cucumbers on your eyes, and yoghurt on your face. For some this is the perfect way to relax, others prefer to unwind with a brisk walk in the countryside or along the Prom. Either way, we all deserve a little bit of pampering to boost our health and wellbeing.

Athlete's foot

Athlete's food is a condition where the skin in between the toes and the side of the foot is inflamed and infected with fungus, it is usually red raw with weepy blisters. The medical name for athlete's food is tinea pedis, you could pick up this condition in locker rooms, gyms, swimming pools, and communal showers, especially when walking barefoot. It can also spread directly from person to person. In the defence forces this condition is also known as jungle rot.

Ireland lagging behind Europe in treating COPD

Ireland is trailing behind its European neighbours in the treatment of a progressive lung disease, a leading charity has warned.

Cultivating the complete players by giving them a sense of community

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A complete person has to be more than the sum of their parts — whether it be in sport, culture or in general society. We have seen that in the role that the victorious Galway hurlers have played in highlighting social issues since their win last month. We have heard interviews where they talk of their role in society and the role that they would prefer that society adapted to them.

 

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