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icon Is Physiotherapy for Me?-Out of stock

Physiotherapists / Physical Therapists assess and analyse the effect of illness, disability, injury and inactivity on your functional ability. This may be as a result of conditions ranging from respiratory and cardiovascular to orthopaedic or neurological in nature. He / she will then design a treatment programme specifically for you based on your aims and goals and functional ability levels. Progress is regularly reviewed and treatment programmes are modified to help you achieve the best outcome possible.

 

icon Exercise for the Older Person

Exercising through life is very important for our physical, emotional and mental health. As people get older they tend to become less active and exercise less. This can mean muscles can weaken more than they need to. Sometimes you may not realise that you are less fit or have got weaker and accept it as a natural part of ageing. No one can stop getting older but it is never too late to start exercising or increasing daily activity. People can see improvements when they undertake regular exercise at any age.

 

icon Physiotherapy & Computer Use in the Home Leaflet 1

icon Physiotherapy & Computer Use in the Home Leaflet 2

Computers are now being used by many people in their homes. Poor postures when using your home PC may lead to discomfort. The information in this leaflet will help you to set-up your PC at home and prevent aches and pains.

 

icon Physiotherapy following a Stroke

A Chartered Physiotherapist will help you with your physical recovery. The goal is to help you become as independent as possible in everyday tasks such as standing, walking and using your weak hand. Early individual assessment by a Chartered Physiotherapist who specialises in stroke is important.

 

icon ISCP Post Race Recovery Information Leaflet (318.62 kB)

The ISCP is providing the following information to advise you on post race recovery and injury prevention.

 

 

icon Tummy Time Leaflet (193.93 kB)

Tummy Time is an important activity to promote a baby's development and should become part of each baby's daily routine.

 

icon Physiotherapy & Back Care for Children

icon School Bag Leaflet-Out of stock

 

Children, like adults can suffer from back pain. School bags and heavy books are a cause for concern for many parents and children.

 

icon Physiotherapy and Children

Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists work in many different settings e.g. hospitals, clinics, special schools, primary care teams, educational and developmental centres and the child's own home. Treatment given by the Physiotherapist, is based on an accurate assessment of the child followed by an individual treatment programme.

 

icon Healthy Eating Leaflet (272.88 kB)

Eat Well, Play Well and be Fit! : If the amount of energy (food) that you take into your body is greater than the amount used (through activity) an imbalance occurs which can lead to weight-gain. Although everybody is a different shape and size, being unfit or overweight can cause health problems for your heart, lungs and points and can also make you unhappy.

 

icon Physiotherapy Sports Injury & Recovery

Most sports injuries can be effectively treated or prevented by your Chartered Physiotherapist, enabling you to return to your sport as soon as possible. Many Chartered Physiotherapists have additional postgraduate qualifications in the sports medicine field.

 

icon Physiotherapy & Fitness

Fitness means having enough energy all the time to do what you want to do. Your Chartered Physiotherapist can help you to choose the right activity to suit your needs, prescribe exercises to strenghten your weak areas and plan your exercise routine.

 

icon Physiotherapy & Care of Your Neck

Neck pain is a very common occurence affecting 10-15% of the population at any one point in time. Physiotherapy including exercise and manipulation / mobilisation techniques has been shown to be effective in aiding recovery.

 

icon Physiotherapy and the Workplace-Out of stock

Chartered Physiotherapists are trained specialists in the study of human movement. Physiotherapists working in the field of Occupational Health & Safety have additional expertise in human movement at work, its effect on the musculoskeletal system and with disorders attributed to the physical working environment.

 

icon Physiotherapy and Acupuncture-Out of stock

Acupuncture is the use of fine needles at specific points on the body surface to restore and maintain health. It is part of a system of medicine that has been practised in China for several thousand years which includes herbal medicine, dietary therapy and manipulation. Chartered Physiotherapists are health professionals allied to the medical profession and carry university qualifications. Acupuncture training is taken at post-graduate level leading to a Licentiate in Acupuncture (Lic.Ac.)

 

icon A Healthy Bladder with Physiotherapy Part 1

icon A Healthy Bladder with Physiotherapy Part 2

One in three women will experience bladder problems at some time in their lives

 

icon Chartered Physiotherapy in Women’s Health and Continence Leaflet Part 1

icon Chartered Physiotherapy in Women’s Health and Continence Leaflet Part 2

Chartered Physiotherapists in Women's Health and Continence (CPWHC) is a recognised Clinical Interest Group within the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP).

CPWHC is concerned with all aspects of Physiotherapy relating to women's health, but also treat men and children who present to them with issues of bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction.

 

Physiotherapy and the Pelvic Floor Muscles
A Leaflet by Tirim and Pfizer in conjunction with ISCP Members, Cinny Cusack MISCP,TIRIM BOARD MEMBER, CPWHC GROUP and Maeve Whelan BA MISCP TIRIM BOARD MEMBER, CPWHC GROUP.

icon Pelvic Floor Excercise Booklet-Out of stock

 

icon Chartered Physiotherapists in Veterinary Practice Leaflet 1

icon Chartered Physiotherapists in Veterinary Practice Leaflet 2

Chartered Physiotherapists in Veterinary Practice are members of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. Chartered Physiotherapists in Veterinary Practice liaise with Veterinary Surgeons to ensure optimal rehabilitation of the animal.

 

 

icon Physiotherapy and your Heart Lungs -Out of stock

Heart and lung problems occur in all age groups for a variety of different reasons. Many of these problems can benefit from the advice of a Chartered Physiotherapist.

 

icon Bone Health & Physiotherapy Leaflet Page 1 -Out of stock

icon Bone Health & Physiotherapy Leaflet Page 2 -Out of stock

Timely Physiotherapy intervention will substantially reduce the impact Osteopenia / Osteoporosis and the consequences of low-trauma / fragility fractures in all age-groups.

 

icon ISCP Marathon Preparation Information Leaflet (197.75 kB)

The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) is providing the following information to assist you in preparing for race day and to advise you on post race recovery and injury prevention.

 

icon Move4Health 2013-Time to Get Active Together!

icon Move4Health 2012 Move More to Fight Cancer -Out of stock

icon Move4Health 2011 Challenging Back Pain Myths

icon Move4Health 2010 Be Heart Wise, Take Regular Exercise -Out of stock

icon Move4Health 2009 Eat Smart, Move More

icon Move4Health 2008 Get Up and Go -Out of stock

icon Move4Health 2007 Healthy Bones-A Hop, Skip and Jump Away! -Out of stock

 

 

 

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