Increase in number of children presenting at physiotherapists
The break from sports and activities during lockdowns is behind the rise, according to Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists
There has been a marked increase in the number of children presenting at physiotherapists with sports injuries compared to before the pandemic, while working from home has also led to increased injuries in adults, the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) has said.
The break from team sports and decreased physical activity associated with lockdowns are behind the increase in injuries in children, the group believes.
“More so than the golfers, we had a lot...
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