Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic inflammatory condition where the body’s own defence mechanism doesn’t work properly. While joint swelling, stiffness and pain are common features, other symptoms can include fever and feeling tired and unwell.
At Imokilly Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic we can help alleviate the pain and negative symptoms associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis. We aim to reduce pain and swelling and hence improve or maintain movement, strength, function and independence.
We recognise the importance of managing this condition in conjunction with other medical professionals and hence can liaise with your GP or Consultant as required.
For further information on this condition, please see www.arthritisireland.ie
For further information on the services available, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Imokilly Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic at (021) 4636642 or email email@example.com
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Please do not attend your physio session if you are feeling unwell.
Having been dogged with injury I decided to have a full prehab/FMS screen with Colette at Imokilly Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. My starting score was 12/21 which placed me in a high risk injury bracket but by doing my corrective exercises, I not only played through the whole season un-injured but I also got my score up to 17/21 by the end.
I had spent a significant amount of money elsewhere on unwearable orthotics, before coming to Imokilly Physiotherapy Clinic. The orthotics I got here are by far the most comfortable to wear, and I wouldn't put a pair of shoes on without them!
Having had a long long history of back-pain which was then managed surgically with a dynamic fusion I was nervous about commencing any exercise. My neurosurgeon recommended that I attend a physiotherapist-led clinical Pilates class and I was lucky to find Sarah. Her entire approach is aimed at individualised rehabilitation, namely the individual assessment, tailored exercise programmes, small classes and follow-up emails. The standard of Pilates service is far superior to a fitness-based drop in class, and hence ideal for those with injuries.
Chronic Achilles tendinopathy was limiting my ability to progress my marathon training and I knew that I had to tackle it properly to allow it to heal. Although it was frustrating to step back from training, I am now running painfree and hoping for a marathon PB