Yoga or Pilates? What’s the difference?

Yoga or Pilates? What’s the difference?

Our yoga teacher and qualified Physiotherapist, Hannah Farmer, answers the yoga or Pilates question. What’s the difference? And tells us a little bit more about what you can expect from her classes.   ‘It’s hard for me to say where yoga ends, Pilates...
Why massage?

Why massage?

Dilly Shore is one of our Massage Therapists. Here she shares why massage is so important and her top pre-massage tips: ‘In my opinion, deep tissue massage is remedial for everyone, whether you’re training for ultramarathons or a new mum in need of some TLC....
Stress: Are we coping?

Stress: Are we coping?

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the focus is on stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. What does strike me about stress is the ways it can present itself....
Yummy Tummy

Yummy Tummy

Emily teaches our Thursday evening Pilates classes and is our expert Women’s Health Physiotherapist. Here she gives a guide to dealing with ‘mum tum’: ‘I stand with the wardrobe open, pondering how socially acceptable my black joggers are for the school run. Despite...
Ready, prep, set, go!

Ready, prep, set, go!

Caz Kay competes all over Europe for Great Britain in triathlon and duathlon events. Here she shares her tips for feeling mentally ready for race day. ‘I’ve found that if you go into a race with excuses under your belt, you won’t always perform at your best. Excuses...
Brain drain

Brain drain

Jackie Buchanan is a Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) specialist at Katie Bell Physiotherapy & Wellness. We’re excited to hear MLD might in the not too distant future, treat, or even prevent these memory related diseases. She summarises for us here: Your brain...