Total Care Physio

Setting Up Your Online Treatment Session- A Simple Guide

An online treatment session, also known as a Telehealth consultation, is a great way interact with our Chartered Physiotherapists, Chiropodists or Podiatrists. We use Zoom for our online sessions. It’s a powerful tool: safe, secure, super easy to use and best of all it’s free for you to use! If you are new to Zoom,

For All Our Patients Concerned About Covid -19

To protect your health, our clinics are currently closed to the public while social distancing measures remain in place. We have a great tele-health service to support you  in the meantime. This is a 2 way video call with your therapist from the comfort of your own home. You get  all the supports you would

Corona Virus Update For Patients

Important Patient Information Regarding Covid-19   The health and safety of our staff and patients is at the forefront of our care.    We follow the Health Protection Surveillance Centre  advisories so if you are concerned that any of the following factors apply to you, please ring us before you come in and we will

Should I Worry About My Child’s Flat Feet?

  In today’s blog, in-house Chiropodist and Podiatrist, Sarah Kerrane, talks to us about flat feet in children and what to look our for as a parent.   What Are Flat Feet? Flat feet, also known as pes planus, is the name given to feet where there is no arch present. The arch is like

Top 5 Exercises To Prevent Back Pain

In today’s blog, our resident physiotherapist Kevin Hartigan (MISCP) shares with us his favourite exercises to help prevent back pain. Back pain is a very common problem that affects most people at some stage in their life. Back pain can vary from a simple niggle that becomes a nuisance, to life limiting conditions.  In fact

Beware The Diabetic Foot!

In the first of our 2 part mini series on diabetes and its effects on the foot, our inhouse Chiropodist and Podiatrist, Sarah Kerrane MSCPI takes us through what this condition is, and it’s most common effects on the feet.   What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a long term medical condition that causes high blood sugar

New Clinic Now Open In Tralee

Expert Chartered Physiotherapy, Chiropody & Podiatry in Tralee We are delighted to announce the opening of the Tralee branch of Total Care Physio!! Our new clinic is located in Moyderwell Medical Centre, just across the road from Moyderwell Primary School.     Why Moyderwell Medical Centre? Moyderwell is anchored by the excellent, Dr. Bridget O’

Plantar Fasciitis, What Actually Is It?

   Today, our in-house chiropodist & podiatrist, Sarah Kerrane SCPI, talks us through Plantar Fasciitis Home Tips  Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel and/or arch pain. Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia band located along the sole of the foot. The plantar fascia is a band of fibrous tissue, like a

Plantar Fasciitis Home Tips To Help You Get Back On Your Feet.

 Today, our in-house chiropodist & podiatrist, Sarah Kerrane SCPI, talks us through Plantar Fasciitis Home Tips  Rest: it is very important to take a period of rest from weight bearing activity to allow the inflammation within the plantar fascia band to reduce. Therefore, avoid long periods of walking, running and standing. Footwear: Wear shoes that cushion

Top Stretches To Beat a Sore Neck

Neck pain is very common. Today,  Chartered Physiotherapist, Rob Hanley, takes us through his top 3 stretches to help relieve neck pain.   Our Poor Necks Our necks have it tough. We spend our lives in positions that our necks don’t really like; crouched sitting in front of computers, watching TV, driving, bent over browsing