Monthly Archives: November 2019

Arthritis got you feeling old? It shouldn’t!

Here in Ratoath Physiotherapy we see and treat a lot of people with Arthritis. Too often we hear patients have gone for review with a consultant and are told following some imagining that they have Arthritis and they require a joint replacement or their Arthritis is not sufficiently bad enough yet and told come back when […]

Returning to exercise after pregnancy

Returning to exercise after giving birth can be a daunting task for any new Mum. As a general guideline, 6 weeks rest after birth is recommended to allow for healing however this can vary depending on your health and birthing history. After this initial rest period, exercise can be incorporated and hosts a huge number […]

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a major health threat across the globe. An estimated 300,000 people in Ireland are affected by osteoporosis and approximately 200 million people worldwide are diagnosed with the condition. Worldwide, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures a year, resulting in an osteoporotic fracture every 3 seconds. Osteoporosis vs Osteopenia Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a decrease in bone density […]

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