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About Us

Physical Therapy is offered on an individual basis to Clients with musculoskeletal problems.

 

  • Treatments are provided at our Clinic in Ballycasey, Shannon. We also offer an on-field service to sporting organisations/clubs where we will travel to venue, catering for Physio requirements and first-aid.
  • Occupational Health training is offered on a public and in-house basis.
  • Courses offered include First aid courses of varying content and duration, plus Manual Handling and Ergonomic/VDU assessments.
  • All tutors/instructors are fully qualified with OFA and HSA accreditation.

Manual Handling

Half day course covering all aspects of lifting in the workplace and elsewhere

 

  • Objectives:  To educate regarding correct lifting techniques in order to reduce and avoid risk, particularly of back injury to participants
  • Method:  Theoretical and practical demonstration and requirements for participants
  • Attendees: All people who are involved in moving of a load (regardless of weight) in the workplace.
  • Requirements: No pre course requirements
  • Certification: On completion of the course participants will receive a Certificate of Competency which is valid for two years.
  • Duration: Half-day, Maximum no: of participants: 12

Physical Therapy

What is Physical Therapy:

What is Physical Therapy:

Physical Therapy is a hands-on healthcare providing a client centred approach in the field of musculoskeletal healthcare in Ireland.

Treatment involves assessment, treatment, and management approach to dysfunction in order to restore function. It integrates a wide variety of soft-tissue and articular techniques to effect restoration of optimal pain-free function.

Individual Treatment:

Individual Treatment:

Physical Therapy involves working in collaboration with the client to:

  • establish underlying cause of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction
  • effectively restore balance and optimal function within the musculoskeletal system

 In consultation with the Client the treatment is designed and undertaken on an individual basis with the Physical Therapist staying with the Client exclusively for the duration of the treatment.

 

Injury Prevention:

Injury Prevention

Education and awareness is a vital part of Physical Therapy.

The Physical Therapist spends time over the course of treatment to educate client:

  • to ensure he/she is aware of how dysfunction evolved/occurred
  • to ensure he/she has means and measures to prevent re-occurrence
  • how to facilitate in own treatment, recovery, and maintenance by means of a home-care program involving specific modalities, stretches, and strengtheners where indicated.

Effective in treating:

Effective in treating:

Physical Therapy provides safe and effective treatment for a variety of conditions.

Some of the common symptoms/conditions addressed and treated include:

 

  • Chronic pain
  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Sciatica
  • Back pain
  • Sporting Injuries
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Breathing pattern dysfunction
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Foot and Ankle conditions
  • Hip and Knee conditions
  • Shoulder and Elbow conditions
  • Wrist and Hand conditions
  • Postural strain
  • Spinal dysfunction
  • Pelvic dysfunction

Ballycasey House, Shannon, Co.clare Ireland
061 719 583.

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