Knee Osteoarthritis?

Have you been told you have osteoarthritis of your knee? In your knee you have an area of cartilage between your bones to provide some cushioning and support through the joint. Over time you can get degeneration of the cartilage, which can start to irritate your knee and become quite sore. Physiotherapy is strongly recommended for those with osteoarthritis to help with mobility, function and reduce pain. To find out more about what physiotherapy can do for knee osteoarthritis have a look in our [...]

By |November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Pain and Injury Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What is Cupping?

What is Cupping? Our massage therapist Rachelle often uses cupping together with remedial massage, but what is it and what does it do?  Cupping involves using a special cup (either glass or plastic) which is suctioned to the skin, most commonly applied to the back and shoulders. Cupping helps remove toxins and reduce tightness in the muscles. You can find out more about how remedial massage can help you by checking out our videos in our Video Library. OR: if you're ready to start [...]

By |November 8th, 2020|Categories: Remedial Massage|Tags: , |0 Comments

Top Tips for a sore tailbone:

Sore tailbone!? The tailbone or coccyx refers to the final 2-4 small segments of the spine that are fused together.  You can hurt your tailbone by falling on to the area, or through sustained pressure from a poor sitting position. Check out a great video by Rob, one of our physiotherapists, on simple things you can do at home to help - just go to our video library and look in the low back pain category. OR, if you're ready to get some help [...]

By |October 16th, 2020|Categories: Pain and Injury Tips|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Weekend Wellness- Stretching

We all know we should be doing more stretching than we actually do! If you're looking for a simple, effective stretching routine for your legs, check out our video library under "help at home" where we show you FIVE great stretches for the legs that you can do at home - all you need is a belt or a strap to help you get the most out of them. Stretching can be combined with regular massage and we are lucky to offer remedial massage [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: Running Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Are you getting a good night’s sleep?

A good night's sleep is important, but sometimes easier said than done.  There are many variables that influence your sleep, including pain, stress and other medical conditions. Sleep allows the body to recover and heal and also has positive effects on your immune system, memory and learning.  Research suggests that adults require between 7-8 hours a night while children require at least nine hours of good quality sleep.  But how do you know if your getting enough sleep? Use our checklist to see [...]

By |September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Wellbeing Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Weekend Wellness- Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH As we have entered a second round of lockdown, it hits a bit differently.Things have once again changed, priorities may have shifted and some shouldn’t be neglected - especially Mental Health. Some haven’t seen family, some can’t do the same outdoor activities or socialising that we enjoy.This lockdown, it can be overwhelming but don’t be afraid to speak up. It’s ok to not be ok.Call a friend or family member, go for a walk, create a routine, try a new hobby [...]

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Wellbeing Tips|Tags: |0 Comments
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