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Bicycle helmets most effective in low speed collisions

A UCD professor who conducted a study of cyclists with fatal head injuries is recommending bicycle helmets be worn to protect against head injuries in the event of a collision, particularly at speeds of less than 50km/h. 

Acupuncture can address neck and back problems

Chronic pain in the muscles and joints can make life miserable. Standard anti-inflammatory treatments, physical therapy and medications can sometimes mask neck and back pain but, if you want to get to the root cause so it does not come back again, acupuncture combined with Chinese massage could be a good option.

Acupuncture releases endorphins and speeds healing

Chronic pain in the muscles and joints can make life miserable. Standard anti-inflammatory treatments, physical therapy, and medications, can sometimes mask neck and back pain but when it comes back, acupuncture combined with Chinese massage is an option that gets to the root cause of your problem.

The Muscle Injury Clinic

Do you suffer from pain in your muscles or limited movement in your joints?

Training and Optimal Health for SporTraining and Optimal Health for Sport

Galway-based fitness and martial arts instructor Shane Fitzgibbon has recently published what many have described as “a must-have resource” to sports people of all levels.

Injury rebuilding muscles and maintenance

Athletes both professional and amateur are all striving for the best— from the gear they wear to equipment and training methods to help get the edge. This is the case in every sport. But some times it is the simplest ideas that are the most beneficial to help boost performance.

Let the expert look after your sports injuries

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Martin McIntyre, founder and proprietor of SISM, has an extensive range of education and experience in all areas of sports injury, medicine, and sports conditioning for recreational and elite footballers and athletes. As a leading researcher and lecturer with numerous publications in the British Journal of Sports Medicine and Journal of Sports Sciences, McIntyre grew his experience having qualified with a MSc sports injury (medicine), University of Sheffield, MSc Gaelic football, IT Tralee, BSc (hons) sports science, John Moores University, HDip science and football, John Moores University. He has worked with Kerry senior, u21, and minor development squads since 1997, IT Tralee (Sigerson Cup winners 1999, 2000, 2001), Roscommon (Senior Connacht winners, 2010), and minor football teams (All Ireland Winners 2006), along with many more county and club teams. SISM provides a range of services.

Simon Rowan Physiotherapy

Sporting activities make specific demands on the body. Regardless of the level of preparation or participation, these demands make the athlete susceptible to injury. Chartered physiotherapists have specialist knowledge of sports injuries and this ensures effective management of an injury with the earliest return to full sporting participation, while minimising the risk of re-injury.

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