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Exciting News!

We have some very exciting news at Harrigan Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic! We are opening a new Athletic Therapy service at the clinic, being operated by two Certified Athletic Therapists Aisling Lacey and Aaron Fattore. Fundamentals of this service will include injury assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation, however, a full...

What is Dry Needling?

What is dry needling? What does it do? Is it painful? Is it the same as acupuncture? Dry needling is a form of myofascial trigger point (MTrP) therapy. It involves a sterile acupuncture needle being briefly inserted into a previously identified hyper-irritable spot, within a taut band of muscle (i.e.,...

What is Pilates?

Pilates has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially in those with low back pain, musculoskeletal injuries, and other degenerative conditions. Pilates is a form of non-impact exercise, aimed at improving flexibility, balance, strength and lumbopelvic control (Cuddy and Gaskell, 2020). It is named after Joseph H. Pilates and was...

Runners World Article by Francis

A recent article written by Francis Harrigan and published in Runners World magazine, regarding knee injuries in cycling. Check it out! https://www.runnersworld.com/uk/training/cross-training/a33220921/knee-pain-cycling/?fbclid=IwAR3iYoNKXE0zQ_vPgWPVKWbQRvwNK51X55D1l3pIeCtYC9pzdLWfnN6uOVo

Pilates Classes in Athy

Pilates classes are back up and running, with some slots still available in Wednesday and Thursday evening classes. If you are interested in joining, please contact our team via Facebook or phone (059-8638328 or 087-1098036)