Shoulder Injuries in GAA

Shoulder Injuries in GAA

  The Science Behind Shoulder Injuries    The shoulder in our human body comprises of two main bones: the end of bone in the upper arm called humerus and the shoulder blade also known as scapula. The end of the upper arm bone (humerus) is in the round and...
The Dreaded Hamstring Strain

The Dreaded Hamstring Strain

What Are Hamstrings? Prior to know about the hamstring strain injury, we should learn what exactly hamstring is and why is it important. Hamstrings also known as tendons are strong bands of tissue located right at the back of your thighs, linking the large thigh...
Warm Ups

Warm Ups

Going back playing sports and worried about picking up an injury? Well there are a few things you can do and doing a proper warm up is one of them. What makes a good warm up? Does your warm up RAMP you up for your sport? If a warm up contains 4 of the following it is...
Running – Is it bad for your knees?

Running – Is it bad for your knees?

There has been a long held belief that running is bad for your knees and can make Osteoarthritis (OA) worse. However, looking through the research into this area, this is not the case at all. A recent systematic review (a large study analysing the results of many...
Shoulder Pain Tips

Shoulder Pain Tips

You probably don’t think about your shoulders much, until you suddenly experience pain in one of them. Shoulder pain can make a simple act — brushing and drying your hair, reaching behind your back or grabbing something overhead — seem like a colossal task. What...