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Knee Pain

Causes of Knee Pain:

Medial Ligament Strain
Lateral Ligament Strain,
Anterior Cruciate Ligament strain
Posterior Cruciate Ligament strain
Chondro-malacia Patella, Anterior Knee Pain,
Patellar tendonitis
Oosgoold Schlatters
Patellar Subluxation
Pre Patellar bursitis, Housewife’s knee

Runner’s Knee
Do you suffer from painful knee’s /knee?
If so you might have ”Anterior knee pain / Runner’s knee / Chondromalcicia Patella”.
All are basically the same condition, and have symptoms of:

Pain […]


Fibromyalgia is one of the most well known and widely diagnosed types of chronic pain. When a person has long-term pain and tenderness throughout the musculoskeletal system in the entire body, they can get a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.


Although there is no known cause, we can associate the following with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia:

Stress – […]

Funny Run in Children

Funny Run in Children
Parents often present in our clinic saying their child has a “funny run”. Basically the parent is watching the child, is aware that something does not look right, but cant quite put their finger on it. Sometimes they have attended a doctor or another therapist and been told there is nothing wrong […]

P.R.I.C.E. Acute injury Treatment

P.R.I.C.E. or Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
P.R.I.C.E. is still the recognised first approach to treatment of any acute injury and includes protection, rest, ice, compression and elevation.
“P” is for Protection
This usually relates to on the field of play – Protect the injured area to prevent further injury.
“R” is for Rest
Allow an injury time […]

Pilates in Kilkenny Pre Christmas 2017

Pilates in Kilkenny Christmas Term- Week Beginning 6th November
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 […]

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 […]

Flat Feet

Flat Feet in Children

Parents frequently present in our clinic with children who they believe have flat feet. In a lot of these cases the child has already been elsewhere and has either been given insoles or orthotics, or have bought an over the counter pair of insoles.
In a lot of these cases the child will […]

Growing Pains

What are Growing Pains?
Growing pains is the term often used to describe otherwise unexplained pains in children. These pains tend to present in the legs, either the back of the calves or shins, but occasionally will be felt in the back or front of the thigh or behind the knee.

They usually appear in the late […]

Cerebral Palsy

Physiotherapy for Cerebral Palsy (CP) 

Theresa McGinn has huge experience in treating children with all neurological conditions, including cerebral palsy. After working as a Senior Physiotherapist in Neurology in Cork, she came to Kilkenny and  worked in Enable Ireland (The O’Neill Centre). Through working in both of these areas, Theresa has gained huge knowledge on both neurological conditions […]

Post Graduate Training


2 Weekend courses on ultrasonic imaging for the purposes of biofeedback, with main emphasis on the recruitmant of the Core stability muscles – transversus abdominus and multividi – the main support system for the body.
Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling – studied through the David G Simons Academy of […]