Middle aged women with red hair in a grey jumper holding a sore shoulder

Strong shoulder stability leads to strong shoulders!

When it comes to experiencing shoulder pain, you are not alone. Anyone can experience shoulder pain and it doesn’t necessarily have to be age or trauma-related. You may have been in the garden, playing a sport or even just doing some cleaning, when you feel pain in your shoulder.

In this blog, we discuss shoulder pain, the importance of strengthening the shoulder muscles and a few simple exercises that you can do at home to help strengthen your rotator cuffs.

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Preventing exercise acquired injuries

Most of us know exercise and activity are good for us. The World Health Organisation recommends adults participate in at least 150 mins of moderate to vigorous exercise per week. This is great advice. However, when you begin an exercise routine or increase your exercise time, it is important to do so safely so that you avoid injury. This blog discusses easy ways to avoid exercise acquired injuries.

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How to increase your balance and prevent falls

Did you know that 30% of people aged over 65 experience at least one fall a year? A large majority end up with an injury and some falls even result in a serious broken bone or worse still, a head wound. This blog discusses preventing falls and increasing your confidence with some easy balance exercises.

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Everyone with Parkinson’s Disease needs to be exercising!

Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease can often be daunting and overwhelming. There is a lot you need to know to ensure you’re managing your condition as best as possible in a way that allows you to continue living your life. Exercise has now emerged as a priority treatment to help those diagnosed live with their condition and manage their symptoms. In this blog, we will discuss the background of the condition, the types of exercise you should be participating in and where to get support.

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Abdominal muscles, are they really that important?

Abdominal muscles are key to improving the way we move and reducing our risk of injuries. The abdominals are primary core muscles and are an important part of the body to keep strong if you wish to move efficiently and stay confident in your ability to keep active and injury free injury-free.

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Middle aged man sitting at a work desk holding his sore neck

What do neck pain and computer use have in common?

Computers make our work, study and social life more flexible. However, work-related neck pain and computer use are linked. So, what do neck pain and computers have in common?  This blog discusses easy solutions and simple exercises to help you avoid work-related neck pain.

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