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Physiotherapy: common injuries on the farm
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Physiotherapist Stephen O’Rourke discusses some of the most common injuries on the farm.
20 April 2022 Features
Strength and conditioning is as important for those 50+ as for athletes
No matter how small the progress, success breeds motivation. Exercise coach Paddy Coady shares why a holistic approach to health and exercise is important for body longevity.
2 February 2022 Features
Physio for Farmers: myths about back pain
Physiotherapist Stephen O’Rourke dispels some of the common myths when it comes to back pain.
Living Life: Paudie Maher on his hurling career
This week Tipperary’s Paudie Maher retired from hurling. From developing skills as a juvenile to the professionalism of modern-day GAA, he chats with Anne O’Donoghue.
2 February 2022 Living Life
Reader writes: road traffic accidents
A reader has written to Miriam telling of the effect of her son’s road traffic accident on him and the family.
24 November 2021 Ask Miriam
Physio for Farmers: back yourself UP
Back pain is very common but can lead to serious injuries. Physio Stephen O’Rourke talks us through some potential causes of back pain.
3 November 2021 Features
Serious injury twice as common on farms as other industries
Emergency department doctors and an eye specialist tell us about the injuries they are faced with and plead for farmers to be safety aware
30 August 2020 News
No rushed return for Carbery
The return of rugby last weekend was very much welcomed by fans, but the Munster and Ireland rugby squads will have to go without their injury-struck out-half Joey Carbery. Denis Hurley writes
26 August 2020 Sport
Farmers and accidents: doctors have their say
Treating farm injuries is no joke. Emergency Department doctors and an eye specialist tell us about the injuries they are faced with and plead for farmers to be safety aware, writes Margaret Hawkins
26 August 2020 Health
Keeping children safe on the farm
Jennifer Payne speaks to Marcella Connolly about her common-sense approach to protecting her children against dangers on the family farm, in part one of our children’s farm safety series
6 May 2020 Features
My Country Living: 'there was nearly a bonesetter in every county'
Dan O’Neill has been helping human and animals with his gift of bone-setting even though it scared him to start off with. In conversation with Gillian Richardson
1 January 2020 Features
Maintaining a healthy back in farming
Irish Country Living caught up with Derek Cawley, consultant spine surgeon, who grew up on a farming, to discuss common back problems seen in farming and the solutions that may help
30 October 2019 Health