Can exercise plans be adapted to suit my needs?

Can exercise plans be adapted to suit my needs?

Do you have a physical disability of paraplegia or amputation? Maybe chronic condition such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis? Sports therapists or physiotherapists can work with you to adapt exercise(s) to suit your needs.

Do you suffer with migraine? Massage can help

Do you suffer with migraine? Massage can help

Migraine Awareness Week began this week to help raise awareness as despite being the third most common disease in the world, with an estimated 1 in 7 of us affected, understanding about how debilitating this can be is very low.

Walking for health

Walking for health

Going for regular walks is one of the best and easiest things you can do for your health. It's simple and it's free, yet it's often overlooked as a form of exercise. You don't have to walk for hours to feel the effects - a brisk 10-minute daily walk will give you many health benefits. Here's how... 

Our ten top tips to keep on running in your 50's - and beyond...

Our ten top tips to keep on running in your 50's - and beyond...

Whether you are new to running (it's never too late to start), or you have been running for a while but have moved up an age category, here's our advice for any 'older' runners out there. 

8 ways that alcohol affects your body, sports performance and recovery

8 ways that alcohol affects your body, sports performance and recovery

Are you doing Dry January? Whether it's cutting down a bit, or if you are aiming for the whole month, your body will thank you for it in the long term. Even small amounts of alcohol can affect your performance and prevent you reaping the rewards of your hard work. This blog explains why. 

Reasons to be grateful… looking back on 2017

Reasons to be grateful… looking back on 2017

Hindsight's a funny thing isn’t it? We thought we hadn’t got up to much over the last year, but we had a look back and how wrong we were! We have so much to be proud of and grateful for... cheers! 

How can massage help you stay relaxed and stress free over the festive season?

How can massage help you stay relaxed and stress free over the festive season?

The festive period can be a very stressful time of year, so try to look after yourself.  Make some time for some exercise, relaxation, mindfulness, quality sleep and keep yourself grounded to make the most of the festive period.  

What is... a postural assessment?

What is... a postural assessment?

Posture is the position in which someone holds their body when standing, sitting or lying down. Postural assessments look at your static posture to see if there are any imbalances that could cause or are causing pain and discomfort.

What is... a trigger point and why does it cause pain?

What is... a trigger point and why does it cause pain?

Trigger points are often referred to as knots. They are defined as sensitive (hyperirritable) areas of the body and are an extremely common cause of pain...

Hydration and keeping muscle tissue healthy

Hydration and keeping muscle tissue healthy

Human bodies are approximately 70% water. Good hydration will improve the transport of oxygen and nutrients through all your cells. Hydration is very important when it comes to keeping muscle tissue healthy.

How long should my massage be?

How long should my massage be?

One of our most frequently asked questions is about the length of time a massage should take, and which duration to choose. We offer 30, 60 and 90 minute massages, so which is best for you? 

Posture and postural assessments: what's it all about?

Posture and postural assessments: what's it all about?

What is good posture and how can poor posture be improved? Postural assessments evaluate and address the postural corrections needed through simple lifestyle changes, stretching and strengthening exercises. Find out more...

The effect of alcohol on your body and on your performance

The effect of alcohol on your body and on your performance

How did Dryanuary go? Did you feel any better for it? Whether you managed to avoid alcohol for a few extra days when compared to normal, or you managed the whole month, your body will thank you for it.  Here are some of the ways that alcohol can affect your body and your performance...

Lighten the load this Christmas: Protect your neck and back from stress and injury

Lighten the load this Christmas: Protect your neck and back from stress and injury

Read our top tips for protecting your back & neck from stress and injury this Christmas. Back pain is one of the top reasons why people come to see us at Fire& Earth. Don’t let Christmas be a pain. Be back & neck aware...