pain

Creating a pain free work place

We’ve seen over a decades worth of clients suffering work related pain and tension – backs, necks, shoulders and wrists, hips and knees. The majority of our London clients work in office environments and we’ve observed poor movement habits and work style in near all of them. Now we’re stepping up our involvement in creating […]

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Sleep and health: news from the bat cave

At Balance we often discuss sleep with our clients, its effect on pain and recovery (injury specific recovery and recovery from day to day life) is significant – as is hydration, diet, movement, mobility etc. Recently thanks to partnership with specialist retailer “Back in Action” and the space they occupy at our Clapham facility we […]

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Ultimate Six+ Trigger Point Therapy Workshop Friday the 17th June

This fascinating course is aimed at anyone who wants to use Trigger Point Therapy in their professional capacity. You might be a Physiotherapist, Osteopath, Chiropractor, Sports Therapist, Massage Therapist, Personal Trainer,¬†Sports Coach or even an Athlete. If you work with people who want to perform better, recover faster and prevent injuries from occuring then this […]

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Shoes may have changed how we run – piece from BBC Science journo

BBC Science Reporter Victoria Gill’s article is linked to below: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8483401.stm It describes research that came to the obvious conclusion that if you give a human the chance to take the path of least resistance they will take it, even if the consequences are a down turn in long term efficiency. Well thats my interpretation, […]

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Ski Boot orthotic service

Mick Habgood has written a piece on his approach to what is the specialist area of ski boot fitting and orthotics suitable for ski boots. Mick is also at the Earls Court Olympia ski show next week to update his knowledge on this seasons boots. BALANCE’ing Ski Boot Pain and Ski Performance: http://tinyurl.com/ski-orthotics

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Running shoes – its bad news!

Running shoes get a thumbs down from various critics (taken a little of context to be fair). Mick Habgood, podiatrist, and running orthotic specialist offers an alternative view in response: This is the original article published in the Daily Mail: http://tinyurl.com/cerpyu Here is the alternate view from Mick: Companies like those mentioned seem to create […]

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Plans for Balance in 2009

Happy New Year from the team at Balance. We are very excited about the year ahead even if a lot of people are talking about 2009 being a gloomy year for business. For the past 8 years we have actively¬†encouraged clients to take a long term perspective when it comes to dealing with their injuries,¬†episodes […]

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