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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’.
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.
Having been involved in the health and fitness industry for many years now, I have had the privilege to meet numerous excellent athletes as well as the casual gym-goer.
On Saturday October 3, Coounty Galway Local Sports Partnership in conjunction with Galway City Sports Partnership will host a sports conference entitled Sports Performance – A Practical Guide. The conference will be held in the Radisson Blu Hotel from 10am to 5pm. Speakers include Giles Warrington, sport and exercise physiologist; Frank O’Mara, athlete; Jim Kilty, speed, agility and quickness coach; Richard Donovan, marathon runner; Ger Hartmann, physical therapist; and John O’Mahony, football coach/manager.