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Discover The Benefits Of Getting A Chiropractic Adjustment

In today’s fast-paced world, where stress, poor posture, and physical strain are prevalent, finding effective ways to maintain overall well-being is crucial. Chiropractic care offers a holistic approach to health, focusing on aligning the spine and promoting optimal nervous system function. So whether you are looking for relief from musculoskeletal pain or have just always […]

Hip to Health: A Comprehensive Guide To Hip Physio Exercises for Hip Pain Relief

Are you experiencing the discomfort of hip pain, making it challenging to carry out your daily activities? At Head2Toe Carrigaline, we understand the impact hip pain can have on your quality of life. In this blog, we will delve into the world of physiotherapy exercises designed to alleviate hip pain and enhance your overall hip […]

The Power of Chiropractic Benefits For Athletes Peak Performance

Athletes are no strangers to pushing their bodies to the limit in the pursuit of excellence. Whether you’re a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, the demands placed on your body during training and competition can be intense. In the quest for peak performance, athletes are increasingly turning to chiropractic care to gain a competitive […]

Pilates for Prevention of Back Pain

Facts about Low Back Pain Did you know that chronic pain affects over 1.6 million people in Ireland with chronic back pain being the most common. About 80% of adults in Ireland will experience low back pain at some point in their life. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading […]

Breathing and Awareness of your Breath

Did you know on average every day we take 26,000 breaths!!! This is done subconsciously – without us having to think about it. Breathing or respiration is an autonomic response as is our digestion, our excretory systems, our cardiovascular system and many other systems in our body. Autonomic means our body does it automatically or […]

Exercise Guidelines when Pregnant

There are a lot of guidelines about exercising when Pregnant – the HSE/NHS/ACOG/NICE- and they all recommend exercising when Pregnant. If you are healthy and your pregnancy is normal, it is safe to exercise when pregnant. It is important to discuss exercise and what types you plan to do with your GP or medical health […]

Mid Back Mobility

The middle part of your back or the Thoracic Spine, runs from the base of the neck to the bottom of the ribcage. There are 12 vertebrae or bones in this part of the spine, T1 to T12. The ribs attach into the vertebrae in the thoracic spine. This part of the spine can move […]

Perfect your Sit-up Technique

The Sit ups in Pilates are known as Ab Preps. This exercise is fantastic for strengthening the abdominal muscles as well as mobilising the upper back and working on the deep core muscles. There are so many different variations, some more challenging than others. Watch Your Neck! When doing sit ups it is so easy […]

Activating Gluteal Muscles

Did you know your gluteal muscles are one of the strongest muscles in your body? The gluteal muscles are the muscles in the back of the hip otherwise known as the bum muscles! They are responsible for extending the hip so moving the hip backwards and then abducting the hip/leg so moving the leg out […]

Squats- how to do them and the importance of squatting

Who hasn’t done a squat in their lifetime? From the time we are kids we are squatting. Bringing our bum down to our heels to play or to pick something up. Even in some Asian countries they sit in a deep squatted position to eat food or to converse. Modern day life is becoming more […]