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

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 injury associated with lots of running, kicking or jumping, especially if there are associated

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 responsibilities – work or family related, relationship issues,

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 provide an effective treatment to variety of patients by taking continual professional education.  Her skills ranges from

Kinesiology -**NEW** to Theale Wellbeing Centre

New therapy – Kinesiology SUSAN CLARK, HEALTH COLUMNIST for the Times and writer of the best seller ‘What Really Works’ stated that “Kinesiology should be standard medical training for all general medical practitioners”. This is a very effective way of getting to the root cause of a health problem or emotional issue and draws on Eastern

Are you thinking of taking up running?

Six tips to reduce your risk of injury and keep you motivated when thinking of taking up running Tip ONE – Improve your core If you are new to running then it is a good idea to improve your core before starting your training. Yoga, Tai Chi or Pilates are good for this. Tip TWO

Are you suffering from tightness in the front of your ankles or lower legs? 

Tightness in the front of your ankles or lower legs? Self-myofascial release for the lower leg and ankle. Are you suffering from tightness in the front of your ankles or lower legs?  This video will show you a quick and simple way that you can release the fascia of the tibialis anterior muscle, the tibia

Elbow pain in golfers

Elbow pain in golfers Tennis elbow is normally identified with pain on the outside of the elbow whereas Golfers elbow is often pain on the inside of the elbow. This condition is an overuse injury caused by repeated stress on the elbow joint. When the muscles are overused or strained small tears and swelling (inflammation)

Stress, Anxiety and Acupuncture

Stress and Anxiety There have been a lot of inquiries recently for treatments to help with stress and anxiety, which is not surprising because we have all been going through a very stressful time. There has been a lot of uncertainty, upheaval of our daily life, lack of stability – which is really hard. Anxiety

Increased exercise minimal risk of injury

Have you increased your exercise during lockdown? Over the lockdown period it has been said we will all come out the other side either ‘Hunks, Chunks or Drunks’ As I have been walking around our area of Berkshire I have noticed that the number of runners has increased. Whether you have been on furlough or

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