Category Archives: Physio Treatments

What is Chartered Physiotherapy?

A Chartered Physiotherapist is a university graduate with hospital-based training who has comprehensive knowledge of how the body works, along with specialist training in the diagnosis and treatment of muscle and joint pain. When you choose a physiotherapist who is … Continue reading

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Pilates

The Pilates technique was originally created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900’s, and it remains one of the most popular movement techniques in the world today.  The principals of Pilates are breath, centering, control, precision and routine, they make it one of the best exercise … Continue reading

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What is a muscle tear, strain or pull?

At Motion Physio Clinic we treat many soft tissue injuries.  These refer to injuries of the muscles, tendons (which attach muscle to bone), ligaments (which attach bone to bone) and nerves. A muscle tear, strain or pull refers to damage … Continue reading

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Testimonials

‘What can I say….but you’re just the best.  My knees are back working perfectly again, thank you so much’  John, Naas. ‘Avril is a brilliant Physio, an expert in her profession. I have been attending Motion Physio Clinic and I … Continue reading

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Orthotics

Orthotics or Shoe Insoles are specially prescribed insoles to suit your foot type.  They can be simple additions to the insoles in your shoes or they can be a customised device made from a cast of your foot.  The aim of … Continue reading

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Orthotics

  Orthotics are specially prescribed insoles to suit your foot type.  They can be simple additions the the insoles in your shoes or they can be a customised device made from a cast of your foot.  The aim of orthotics … Continue reading

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Manipulations and Mobilisations

Manipulation and Mobilisations are particular hands on techniques used by Chartered Physiotherapists to improve the motion and function of the joints and soft tissues of the body.  Manipulations are fast movements of joints or spinal segments to ease pain and … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a progressive tailor made exercise regime that will restore full range of motion and strength to a region that has been injured, undergone surgery or suffered pain and dysfunction.  As a Chartered Physiotherapist, I have specialist training to prescribe … Continue reading

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Sports Physio

Avril has extensive experience working as a Sports Physio.  She started her sports physio career on the side of a Gaelic football pitch in London.  She was the team physio for the Fulham Irish Gaelic Football Team.  This involved treating … Continue reading

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What is Foam Rolling?

Foam Rolling is a self myofascial release technique.  Fascia is the layer of connective tissue covering our muscles and there is some evidence that this can become tight and cause pain.  Using a foam roller will help release tight muscles … Continue reading

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