Winter Weather & Chilblains

Winter Weather & Chilblains

Although the weather has been fairly mild so far it is likely that as we move through the colder months of the year some of you develop chilblains. Chilblains, whilst being uncomfortable rarely cause any permanent damage. The present themselves as small red or purple...
Prevention & Rehabilitation – getting ready for Winter Sports

Prevention & Rehabilitation – getting ready for Winter Sports

The slopes are calling and with a bit of luck you will be hitting the slopes? Is your body ready for this increased activity? We often see people who have been inspired to suddenly increase their activity with various sports only to develop an injury because they did...
Treatment for Plantar Fasciitus

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitus

What is the best treatment for Plantar Fasciitus Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries that we see at the Theale Wellbeing Centre. It is the most frequent cause of chronic  heel pain usually where the fascia under the foot inserts into the heel bone. It...
Jumper’s Knee – Patella Tendinopathy

Jumper’s Knee – Patella Tendinopathy

Patella tendinopathy (commonly referred to as “Jumper’s knee”) This is characterised by localised pain just below the kneecap. This area can be very tender to touch, painful during sporting activity and stiff and achy after exercise. Jumper’s knee is an over-use...
Breathing exercises to reduce stress & anxiety

Breathing exercises to reduce stress & anxiety

Breathing exercises to reduce stress & anxiety Life is stressful!  There is no getting away from it, all of us face some sort of stress in our lives, sometimes on a daily basis.  Stress is a response to a threat in a situation, stress from work, from...

Mobility and Functional movement with Yulia

Mobility and Functional movement with Yulia Yulia is an osteopath and movement therapist who is passionate about helping patients to have pain free movement.  She has graduate from University College of Osteopathy and over the  years continued to explore ways to...