Getting Ready for Winter Sports?

Prevention and Rehabilitation getting ready for Winter Sports The slopes are calling and the winter sports season is in full swing – are you 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

Chilly Weather and Chilblains

Winter Weather and Chilbains Although winter has been fairly mild so far it is likely that as we move through the usual two coldest 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

Minor Nail Surgery – ingrowing toe nail

When is Nail Surgery necessary? There are occasions when despite your best efforts nail surgery is required to give a permanent solution to the painful and potentially dangerous condition of an ingrowing toenail. At the Theale Wellbeing Centre we treat ingrowing toenails as an emergency due to the potential for pain and infection and will

Village of Hope pamper your feet day

TREAT YOUR FEET DAY On 7th December 10am-3pm At Theale Wellbeing Centre We are raising money again for tricycles for the Leprosy sufferers at the Village of Hope in East Dehli. Last year we raised enough funds for 57 tricycles . However, there are at least 60 people left on the waiting list so we

Scar Therapy Massage for C-section, hysterectomy and abdominal scar recovery

Scar Therapy Massage Since the birth of my two children my passion for pregnancy and postnatal therapies has grown.  It became quite apparent that the postnatal care provided to women was minimal, the main focus being to achieve a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, and the healing needs of the new mum may be

Stress Awareness Week – November 4th – 8th

Stress Awareness Week Stress is something that affects us all and on a daily basis and it is ok, it is just the way our brain looks after us, as in helping us to stay away from perceived danger. Stress is an instinctive mechanism that we can’t actually live with out however, that being said,

Shiatsu for Stress and Mental Health issues

Shiatsu for Stress and Mental Health issues Stress, anxiety and depression are endemic problems in our hectic modern-day society.  During my 16 years of clinical experience as a shiatsu practitioner, I have found that most of my client’s issues are rooted in emotional issues, which then manifest as physical symptoms.  I worked at HM Treasury

World Mental Health Day 2019 and Biodynamic Massage

World Mental Health Day 2019 and Biodynamic Massage World Mental Health Day began to raise awareness of the challenges faced by those living with mental illness, and to educate us in looking after our own mental health to stay well.  We are making great strides as a society to overcome the stigma attached to having

World Mental Health Day – LETS BE POSITIVE!

World Mental Health Day – LETS BE POSITIVE! The 10th October is World Mental Health Day. Here are some tips about true positive thinking. You can find many posts on social media about “POSITIVE THINKING” & “POSITIVITY” however, did you know that many of them are actually written in a negative way? The brain only

Getting help with Lymphoedema

What is Lymphoedema? According to the NHS Choices website – “Lymphoedema is a long-term (chronic) condition that causes swelling in the body’s tissues. It can affect any part of the body, but usually develops in the arms or legs.” It goes on to say There are two types of this condition – primary and secondary lymphoedema – which

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