Sports Massage & Children – Why Would They Need It?

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Massage therapist Hannah Gamble tells us more. Many people think children don’t need sports massage and are immune to tight muscles and scar tissue build up. Why do they think this? Because children are invincible….aren’t they? Many children take part in regular, quality-level sport and the amount of training they do seems to have increased in the last decade. This …

The Importance of Exercise for Children

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Starting out in life being active has a huge impact on the rest of ones life. Encouraging and supporting children in all physical activities benefits them in a number of ways. 10 reasons to get your kids active from an early age: Daily activity and exercise helps prevent childhood obesity and results in a higher percentage of continued activity into …

Children and Chiropractic Treatment

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Chiropractor, Mel Folly explains how chiropractic treatment can be used on children. Children do suffer many aches and pains during childhood, where their bodies are growing and developing rapidly, especially from 8-16 years. We often hear the words ‘growing-pains’, and these are usually due to the unequal growth of bones and muscles, where muscles are put under pressure and are …

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Yoga Update For September

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Frankie Street, our awesome yoga teacher, is soon to get married and is then away on a fantastic honeymoon – so we won’t be seeing her for the whole of September.  We send her our best wishes for a super day and holiday to follow! We have two lovely ladies covering her classes while she is off; Jeni Howley on …

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Heel Pain in Children – Sever’s Disease

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Sever’s Disease – What Is It And What Can Be Done? By Hannah Gamble (Sports Massage Therapist) Despite sounding quite scary, Sever’s disease is a common heel injury that effects children between the ages of 8 and 15, most regularly seen between 9 and 12/13. It usually occurs during a growth spurt in physically active/sporty children and can be very …

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Golf & Chiropractic

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How Chiropractic Can Help Your Game By Stuart Kedge The Open was inspiring, the weather has been glorious, it’s the perfect time to get out on the course or visit the driving range to perfect your golfing skills.  Technique and practise will of course improve your play, but chiropractic care can actually help you reach your optimum performance. Here’s how: …

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Holiday Health

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Everyone wants to stay healthy for their summer holiday, which is usually the biggest holiday of the year.  Likewise, we all want to be able to ‘do’ lots of things – whether that is water-sports, sight-seeing, golf, tennis or simply playing with the children in the pool/garden.  Number one problem; many people have a sedentary work/lifestyle and sit at a …