Search Results for 'Muscular system'

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Great strides forward in foot drop treatment

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Orthotics are devices applied to the body to maintain or alter the position of a joint or body part and are used to reduce pain, improve functional mobility, and reduce the risk of further injury. Orthotics assist in the treatment of a range of pathologies including foot drop. But what is foot drop?

Exercise for your heart

Just like our other muscles, the heart needs to be exercised to work to its full potential. Being active is an important factor in maintaining cardiovascular wellbeing – it can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Did you know that achieving the recommended physical activity targets can reduce your mortality by up to 50 per cent?

'I can only write about immediate horror, like pulling a muscle in your back'

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SO COW'S last album found him pondering the effect of his thirties, both personal and social, on his life, but his latest opus is full blown self consciousness about middle age, social anxiety, and backaches.

Educogym Oranmore, getting the balance right

Today, there are more gyms in Ireland than ever before yet research shows that 90 per cent of people stop going to the gym after only six weeks.

Kinesio Taping available at Molloy’s Lifestyle Pharmacy

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Kinesio Taping gives support and stability to your joints and muscles without affecting circulation and range of motion. It is also used for preventive maintenance, oedema, and to treat pain.

Hi tech fitness for the time poor

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BodySmart in Barna leads with the Power Plate as its key high tech equipment focus. Developed by NASA to help astronauts regain muscle tone and strengthen bone density after spending time in space without gravity, the device has incredible uses for the rest of us, according to Morgan Pierce, MD of BodySmart.

How stretching can explode muscle growth

When you think about gaining weight, stretching is probably not the first thing that pops into your head. But stretching plays a critical role in building muscle, and developing muscle tone.


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