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Back pain is very common and it is not just the pain that is the problem! Long term back pain can in turn lead to problems such as reduced mobility, sleep disturbance, reduced confidence, depression, anxiety and marital and financial problems.
Back pain is one of the common reasons why people visit us for Sports Therapy and Remedial Massage
Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity whilst standing, sitting or lying down.
Self-care is an essential ingredient for happiness and a lack of “me time” can build up resentments and have an impact on both physical and mental wellbeing. We often feel guilty for taking time out when there is so much to do, however our good health is vital and everyone needs time to recharge their batteries.
The New Year is often the time when we plan and set out our aspirations for the coming year. At the Body & Mind we regularly hear from clients who are setting objectives that are health related and, indeed, this is probably one of the most popular goals we hear.
Making a New Year’s resolution is an age-old tradition that is popular throughout the Western Hemisphere and stretches back many years. However, for every resolution that is successfully carried through, there are hundreds that are abandoned and forgotten long before the first daffodils start to flower in early Feb!
The Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has this week set out the Government’s plan for focussing on preventative healthcare in a bid to get us all living longer. But just how easy is it, really, to adopt a “prevention is better than cure” attitude to one’s health?
Well, it will be 10 years in October since we moved into our new premises at Arundel Street! And to celebrate, we will be holding an open day on Thursday, 25th October between 3 pm and 7 pm. We would really like to support a local charity or not-for-profit organisation and asked you for your nominations.
Having regular massage can be a great way of keeping us feeling happier and healthier during the colder autumn and winter months and can be very beneficial in helping us take a pro-active approach to our winter health.
During the winter time everything slows down – most trees and plants stop growing, animals hibernate, even cars don’t like starting in the frosty winter months! If you feel as though you are slowing down too much then it could be that you are experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
"I went to Body and Mind therapy centre for the second time. Debbie was excellent. I had aromatherapy and reflexology massage and it was very relaxing. All the staff are very friendly. I will go back again."