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BEWARE – SCAPHOID FRACTURES!!!

By Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy | Mar 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Case Study – Declan McNamara Last November I fell on my wrist playing indoor soccer. I felt a sudden sharp pain over my snuff box. Later that day I went to the Emergency and it was suspected that I had fractured my scaphoid. I received an x-ray and was placed in a cast. The…

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FOAM ROLLING EXPLAINED!

By Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy | Nov 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

WHY FOAM ROLL?   The simplest answer to why should you foam roll is because it’s EASY! Foam rolling is the easiest way to perform deep tissue massage. It is COST-EFFECTIVE, Foam rolling allows you to massage your muscles without needing to spend money on seeing a massage therapist. It is TIME-EFFECTIVE, Foam rolling is…

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What is Dry Needling?

By Chelsea Longbeach Physiotherapy | Jul 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

What is dry needling and how is different to acupuncture? Acupuncture is basically the practice of inserting needles into the body at specific points to reduce pain. A particular distinction between dry needling and acupuncture is that dry needling does not involve the traditional concepts of Yin and Yang. Dry needling purely addresses the neuromuscular…

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