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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?
The Mark’s Wish to Walk campaign group will host an auction in Ahascragh this weekend to raise funds for local boy, Mark Dolan, who requires continuing treatment to allow him to walk unaided.
Paul Byron Shoes has teamed up with Pedag International, a leading German orthotics company, to offer customers personalised orthotic consultations in store. This service will be 100 per cent free of charge and available in all Paul Byron Shoes stores nationwide.
Many people will be affected by osteoarthritis as they age, and this often painful condition can also affect younger people and even teenagers.
Staff and alumni of NUI Galway are getting behind a campaign to encourage people to consider donating bone marrow. The campaign is inspired by the story of Paul Giblin, an engineering graduate and champion rower for the University, who is battling Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
The Foot Clinic provides a chiropody service and treats all aspects of foot and leg pain at the following clinics: Molloys Pharmacy, Roscommon town; McGorisks Pharmacy, Athlone Towncentre; Dr Loftus’s Surgery, Boyle; and Cox’s Pharmacy, Carrick-on-Shannon.
Mischa Gleeson (aged six) from Louisburgh is just like all other little girls her age, she loves to play and have fun. But Mischa has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy which restricts her movement and makes her muscles tight which makes it impossible for her to walk like other children her age. Fortunately Mischa has just been accepted to have an operation. The selective dorsal rhizotomy operation involves cutting the nerves at the base of Mischa's spine that cause the abnormal tone in her legs. This will permanently reduce the spasticity in Mischa's lower limbs, improving her sitting and standing postures significantly.
The Foot Clinic has recently commenced at McGorisks Pharmacy, Athlone Towncentre and Molloys Pharmacy, Roscommon and is run by foot care practitioner Catriona Byrne, DIPCHFP, MSPRACT. The practice is fully registered and insured.
Do you have foot pain? Knee pain? Back pain? Wearing correct footwear and arch supports can relieve pain and improve your balance and posture.