New Pink Trainers!!

January 16, 2012

Yes I have new trainers and YES they are very pink! But they are my inspiration for running (although as yet they’ve not been out on the muddy roads)!!!! So, like many others I have managed to pile on a few pounds and want to start the new year getting myself fit and shredding the […]

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FIVE ways to avoid your Physio over Christmas

December 19, 2011

Much as we love to see our clients at any time of the year, we also like to make sure they’re healthy and that they have a fabulous Christmas. Here are FIVE ways to avoid injury and enjoy your Christmas: Decorate carefully: RoSPA says that around 1,000 a year are injured by their Christmas decorations. […]

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Working-Health is in Homes & Gardens Magazine!

December 15, 2011

Working-Health in print A while ago I wrote a short article for Homes & Gardens Magazine* entitled “Choosing The Right Pillow” and it’s finally been published in the January 2012 edition, on page 105. So rush out to your local newsagents and buy yourself a copy (or three!). Working-Health website updated And whilst I’m at […]

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How to get a good night’s sleep and wake up revitalised.

October 10, 2011

To wake up revitalised you simply need to get enough good quality sleep. We are all quite different in how much sleep we require but most adults need between seven and eight hours a night, although some people can routinely cope with much less. Ten Steps To A Good Night’s Sleep Get the temperature right. […]

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Management of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Older Workforce: An Overview – Part 3

October 3, 2011

In Part 1 and Part 2 of my recently published article, I introduced the need to think about the older workforce and outlined the physiological and psychological changes that impact on older workers. Here in Part 3, my article continues. Complexity and Interaction of Factors Influencing Neuromusculoskeletal Health of an Ageing Worker So it can […]

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Management of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Older Workforce: An Overview – Part 2

September 28, 2011

In Part 1 of my recently published article, I introduced the need to think about the older workforce. Here in Part 2, my article continues. Main Physiological Impacts of Increasing Age on our Neuromusculoskeletal systems Soft Tissue Structures: As we age, muscle fibres shrink and lose mass (known as sarcopenia), which mainly affects the white […]

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Management of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Older Workforce: An Overview – Part 1

September 19, 2011

An article of mine was recently published in Occupational Health magazine. It’s been split into three parts to make it more readable and the first part follows. Click back here soon for Part 2. Introduction When does old age occur? At what age does an individual become too old to carry on their current job […]

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Facebook and Work

August 15, 2011

Facebook Perhaps one reason that I have failed to update my Blog is that I have been too busy on facebook! Now whilst my blog is professional my FB activities are most certainly personal. So why am I blogging about facebooking? I’m going to look at this from an ergonomic impact. Is it good for […]

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Working-Health Physiotherapy is expanding: Meet the new members of the team

August 12, 2011

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Dominic Quirk and Nicola Bathe, the two new team members at Working-Health Physiotherapy and Ergonomics. Dominic is a Chartered Physiotherapist, who has a considerable wealth of experience in the treatment and management of musculoskeletal disorders. Dominic also offers acupuncture for pain relief, which is a great adjunct to […]

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Personal life crisis: What’s the impact on your small business empire?

April 5, 2011

I’ve not written a blog for about 6-months! Without going into great personal depth I have not had such a good year on the home front! Sadly my marriage of nearly 10 years has broken down and my mother passed away in November of last year. So why am I writing this? Well, firstly I […]

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