Treatment focused on getting your little one out of pain and back to having fun.
Dry Needling in Dublin is the use of very thin needles inserted into muscle fibers with the aim of reducing muscle tension as a result of postural pain and or sporting activity.
Highly successful specialised treatment delivered by experienced practitioners.
Our experience with children
When we meet children for the first time we know this may be the first time they have been in pain or have met a physiotherapist, so they may be apprehensive about what actually happens at physio. This is why we have developed a fun and engaging way of making your child feel at ease, as we asses them and figure out how we can help.
If there are any special needs or apprehensions, you have regarding physiotherapy for your child please don’t hesitate to phone and we can do everything we can to make treatment a positive one.
Common reasons for pain in children who play sport
Children are more active that ever before but don’t tend to stretch as much as they should.
Stretching is a big component of sport and should be address at the beginning of each session.
Children spend a lot of time sitting in school.
Sometimes these muscle can become weak or tired if they go from sitting to playing sport.This can put stress on other structures in the body and cause them to become painful.
As we all know posture can be an issue but ultimately postural issues are strength and mobility issues in disguise. We can address these issues to solve Heel Pain, Back Pain, Knee Pain, Hip Pain
Kids Physio FAQ's
With children who do not have an interest in sports the most common problems we have to address are muscle tightness and muscle weakness. This is inherently directly related to the number of hours they may spend sitting either at school at home or during hobbies such as reading, computer games and other Artistic hobbies.
The most common times we see children are 3-4 weeks after the new school term starts.
This is because their activities levels suddenly spike when they return to multiple school sports, P.E and club training. So naturally enough this is a common time where our team are at hand to help. Common issues we need to address are: STRENGTH – MUSCLE TIGHTNESS- RUNNING MECHANICS
With children who do not have an interest in sports the common problems we have to address are muscle tightness and muscle weakness.
This is inherently directly related to the number of hours they may spend sitting either at school at home or during hobbies such as reading, computer games and other Artistic hobbies.