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Pain over the kneecap – a quick summary

Common symptoms Pain over the kneecap is termed patellofemoral pain (PFP). The most common symptom is pain over or under the kneecap which can be hard to get your fingers on. People often experience pain using the stairs, going from a sitting to...

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Pain over the kneecap – a detailed review

This blog focuses on pain under or around the kneecap. It's a detailed blog about all the factors that cause the is pain and need to be addressed to get rid of the knee pain. .If you prefer a quicker read, check out my quick read post on the same topic. It...

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Massage Series Part 2: Foam rolling and self massage

Foam rolling and self massage is the second of our two part series on sports massage. The first part looked at the science behind the benefits and some techniques of sports massage. Check it out here.  According to research, self-massage can help improve...

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Simple ideas to relieve neck pain

Neck and shoulder pain is one of the most common complaint presenting in the clinic. In this blog I’m trying to get across some ideas on how to adjust your head position to help reduce neck pain symptoms in the most simple way I can. Simple because not everyone wants...

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Tight Forearms

You might not have the forearms of Frank McGrath, purported to have the biggest forearms in bodybuilding, but you can still have tight forearms regardless of your sport and occupation. Some recent clients with tight forearms prompted me to write a blog post on the...

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Finger and wrist strength deficits in climbers

In my review of climbing research, I came across a study by Vigouroux who did some interesting research on the difference in wrist and finger strength between climbers and non-climbers. As you might expect, they found that climbers have greater finger flexor capacity...

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Testimonial #1

I attended Karen weekly in the run up to my last marathon and Karen was very effective in ensuring my body was able to recover quickly from my long runs. I have no hesitation recommending the Maple Clinic – Matt

Testimonial #7

Effective, progressive treatments delivered with clear communication of what is being done and why it’s important. No nonsense ankle fixing. – Brian O’Doherty

Testimonial #6

Good advice and good work, do the exercises they give you, they work! – Terry O’Connor

Testimonial #5

Turn up, get a straight answer and get fixed in no time; can’t ask for any more! – Kevin Marnane

Testimonial #4

Fantastic. Super professional, effective treatment, good value and really flexible hours. Couldn’t fault it – Ruth McKenna

Testimonial #3

“I just wanted to let you know that I completed my ‘big’ cycle, Le Marmotte last week-end…without any aches or pains and I actually enjoyed the (long!) day. Thank you; it made a big difference.” – Deirdre

Testimonial #2

I have no hesitation recommending The Maple Clinic to anyone looking for a thorough and personable approach to physical therapy – Brian Geraghty