The benefits of houseplants

As this has been houseplant week we thought we would feature a blog about houseplants including the health and wellbeing benefits plus some suggestions on plants you might like to try at home. According to the RHS website   “As well as looking good, houseplants support human health in homes, offices, schools and hospitals. Research

IDD Therapy features in Spinal Surgery News

IDD Therapy Spinal Decompression for unresolved back and neck pain features in Spinal Surgery News Some of you may know we do a lot with patients who have back and neck pain.  IDD Therapy is a treatment tool we have been using, especially for patients with disc problems like a bulging or herniated disc as well


Gift Vouchers are now available from reception during opening hours. They make perfect Christmas gifts and can be redeemed against any of the therapies we have available – here is a list of the therapies available. Call us to order your gift vouchers and we can arrange collection or to post them to you for

Insomnia & Acupuncture

How Acupuncture can help Insomnia It is thought that 1/3 of all people in the UK will experience insomnia at some point in their life- that’s over 22 million people in the UK! W There could be even more in 2020 after such a challenging year. Insomnia can include: Difficulty falling asleep Waking throughout the

Managing Stress

Although much is talked in the media about this condition – normally bad stress – but actually feeling stress is perfectly normal when experiencing things such as lockdown. It can be classified into two areas – the good and the bad. Sometimes at work it can be motivating (good stress) but there are times when

Winter Weather and 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 bumps on the toes (and other extremities), they can be

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

Lack of Sleep?

Are you experiencing lack of sleep? Since the start of lockdown, I have had a number of discussions with clients regarding their sleep, or rather lack of it ! Many people are going to bed later and later, waking up several times in the night, waking up with anxiety, or feeling groggy upon waking. Many studies have shown less than 7

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 is thought to have a mechanical origin

Naomi is BACK

Naomi is back in the clinic We are so excited – our team is coming together bit by bit and now Naomi is back offering massage therapys. Just to give you a little background about Naomi:- Naomi Qualters-Fry BSc (Hons), Dip ISRM Clinical Sports & Remedial Massage Therapist (level 5), Pregnancy & Postnatal Massage Therapist,

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