Naomi is back from maternity leave!

Back from Maternity Leave Naomi has been with us since we opened in 2010, offering clinical sports and remedial massage to our patients. Sports massage can aid with neck, back and shoulder pain, tension headaches and joint and muscular pain and injury.  We also offer pre and post event massage, k taping and general maintenance

Ultrasound diagnosis comes to Theale Wellbeing Centre Podiatry Team

We are very excited to introduce a new member of our podiatry team – Edd Henstridge. Edd is an extremely experienced podiatrist who specialises in dealing with biomechanical problems associated with the foot and ankle. Edd is also able to undertake ultrasound to help confirm the diagnosis of conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis, Neuroma, Achilles

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common injuries that presents to us 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 is thought to have a mechanical origin and to be associated with increased body

EMS Shockwave Therapy at Theale Wellbeing Centre

EMS Shockwave Therapy It is almost a year since Theale Well Being Centre introduced the EMS Shockwave Therapy for a wide range of conditions including Rotator cuff tendinosis Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Plantar fasciopathy Tennis/Golf Elbow Achilles tendinopathy Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive capsulitis) Patella Tendonitis Calcific Tendinitis Shin Splints (Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)) The number

Do You Have a Frozen Shoulder?

Do you have a frozen shoulder? What is a frozen shoulder? The technical name for a frozen shoulder is adhesive capsulitis. Symptoms typically include stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint which leads to restricted movement. Pain is often intense particularly when the shoulder is moved in a particular way, for example, when lifting the

Rehabilitation and Prevention

Rehabilitation and Prevention The Wimbledon finals are almost upon us and the weather is behaving – so are you tempted to dust off your tennis racket? 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

How can I get help with Arachnophobia?

Where does it come from and why are people afraid of spiders? More than likely, this fear has come from a parent or family member. It is my experience that about 95% of people that have arachnophobia is due to a learnt experience. A learnt experience being that, as a child you may have seen

Neurovascular Assessment

What is a Neurovascular Assessment? It is a painless examination of the blood supply, nerve endings and structure of the foot. It may also involve examining any underlying problems such as dermatological, injuries, biomechanical or even footwear issues as well as the general wellbeing of the patients feet. At Theale Wellbeing Centre We take foot

What is the best treatment for a verruca in Reading?

What is the best treatment for a Verruca in Reading? Most existing verruca treatments are painful and usually have a poor success rate. Although there are many different proprietary brands for treating Verrucas  at The Theale Wellbeing Centre near Reading we use the SWIFT microwave treatment. This new treatment applies localised heat energy to help

Reading Bug Display Saturday 23rd June 2018

Even More Beasties To celebrate National Insect Week we are holding another bug display – curtesy of our hypnotherapists, Ed Francis – with  beautiful beasties and incredible insects at Theale Wellbeing Centre. EDUCATIONAL AND FUN FOR AGES! With an even bigger variety of beasties for you to see, this popular event will be both educational

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