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Pregnancy Pilates

Pregnancy Pilates
What is pilates?
Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on core stability training, flexibility, improving posture and mental awareness. In Pilates we strengthen your core muscles – deep abdominals (transverse abdominus), deep back muscles (multifidus), muscles at side of abdomen (internal obliques) and the pelvic floor. Your six pack muscles (rectus abdominus) will […]

Pilates in Kilkenny Pre Christmas 2017

Pilates in Kilkenny Christmas Term- Week Beginning 6th November
ALL INSTRUCTORS ARE CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS
Kilkenny Classes – 085 7577842 / 056 7752258
Held in Kilkenny Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic Pilates Studio
Directions: 100m from McDonagh Junction / St John’s Church on Dublin rd., next door to AXA Insurance

Beginners 1 & 2 Monday 5.35pm
Sports Pilates Monday 6.45pm 5
Beginners 1 […]

How to Fix Back Pain?

How to fix Back Pain?
Where do I start, Studies have revealed that 1 in 4 people suffer from back pain at some stage in their lives. If you

compare that to other pains, aches or medical conditions it is a very high statistic and yet it is one problem that does not appear to have a […]

Pilates Dates in Kilkenny

Kilkenny Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic
Pilates Class Timetable – Winter 2017
Kilkenny Classes – 085 7577842 / 056 7752258
Held in Kilkenny Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic Pilates Studio
Directions: 100m from McDonagh Junction / St John’s Church on Dublin rd., next door to AXA Insurance

Post Natal Class (bring baby) Monday 11.00am (5 wk blocks)
Beginners Monday […]

Do Pilates work?

My answer to the question “Do Pilates work?” is quite simple – YES, and if you ask me What is Pilates? I’d have to say that to me the answer to that question is simple “Pilates is essential”.
30 years now I am working as a Chartered Physiotherapist and have encountered people with all types of […]

Pilates for Sports Men and Women

Pilates for Sports Men & Women
There is nothing particularly different about Pilates for men or sports people, and contrary to previous beliefs it is not a recreational pastime for lycra clad yummy mummies.

In actual fact pilates was originally developed by  a German physical trainer called Joseph Pilate. He’d had several illnesses as a child and […]

The Heads Up on Concussion in Sport

Concussion Information Night by Aut Even Hospital 

On a very cold evening last Thursday 3rd March, sporting heroes, health professionals, academics, supporters, parents, and players came together and braved the cold to learn from an expert in the field of this serious topic and to hear the experiences of their idols with regards to concussion.

Dr Willie […]

Pilates in Kilkenny

Pilates – What is it?
As a chartered physiotherapist I’ve struggled in the past to get people to comply with maintenance exercises programmes when their pain is gone. Oh we are full of good intentions when we are debilitated or sore, but when the pain stops biting the compliance often goes out the window.
Since discovering pilates […]

Latest on Groin Surgery

Is Hip Surgery the best treatment for groin pain?

Is the recent increase in hip surgery warranted? This is the question addressed at the annual hip and groin symposium in Whitfield clinic last Saturday, 20th April 2015.
Mr P Carton and his team of experts performed live surgery to repair a hip impingement and lesion life in front […]

Hurling and Football Boots

Hurling Boots
Lisdowney Hurling club hosted the Return of the Kilkenny Legends hustling match on 30th May 2015. The old favorites made a great comeback, but their boots had seen better days – one famous player discarded this half way through the match
What hurling boot should I choose?
When choosing boots you need to consider the sport […]