Top Tips

Back Pain If you have to carry a bag in your hand, carry it on the same side as your back ache. This works the muscles more on the non-painful side. Golf On the green, try to avoid putting your ball into that silly little hole, thus avoiding straining your knees each time you bend […]

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Osteoporosis – what you need to know

We often think of fragile bones, or osteoporosis, as being something that occurs in very elderly women.  It’s true that women are known to have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, but it’s not exclusive to this group.  Read our advice on how you can optimise your bone health through both diet […]

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Paracetamol doesn’t help lower-back pain or arthritis.

Research conducted in Australia has concluded that Paracetamol doesn’t help lower-back pain or arthritis. No evidence was found that Paracetamol had a significant positive effect, compared to placebo (dummy treatment) in relieving pain and disability in cases of acute lower back pain and was only minimally effective in osteoarthritis. To read the full article go to http://www.nhs.uk/news/2015/04April/Pages/Paracetamol-not-effective-for-lower-back-pain-or-arthritis.aspx NICE […]

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Vitamin D

It’s vitamin D awareness week! So make the most of the last few rays of the summer sunshine and give yourself a top up! Vitamin D is vital in maintaining calcium and phosphate levels in the body for healthy bones and teeth and plays a big role in bone growth and repair. It also helps […]

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Pilates and Older Women

Research confirms benefits of Pilates for older women with back pain For Bridgeham regulars, the research will come as no surprise, for those who have yet to try Pilates – here is another reason to book yourself onto one of our classes or one to one sessions. A recent study published by respected medical website […]

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Bridgeham Newsletter March 2016

Welcome to Bridgeham’s Newsletter for March! This edition’s highlights are below – click the links for more information: Pilates Promotion with Shireen – £35 for a one hour 1:1 studio Pilates session New Pilates Classes with Ade – Improvers on Monday at 7pm & Beginners on Thursday at 6,30pm. New term starting w/c 11th April […]

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Bridgeham Newsletter February 2017

Bridgeham has moved! Just a reminder that we have now moved into our new premises at: 1 Oak Cottage, County Oak Way, Crawley, RH11 7ST. The telephone number is still the same as 01293 542245.  Our email address is now info@bridgeham.com. Do feel free to pop in and see us for a cup of tea and have a look around […]

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Marathon Training

Its nine weeks to the Brighton Marathon and ten weeks to the London Marathon. How are you feeling? We are here to help however you are. Would you benefit from a post training or a pre-race massage, are you experiencing discomfort or we can help with some advice? From a clinical perspective it’s at this […]

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Bridgeham Newsletter January 2017

Welcome to the very first Bridgeham Clinic Newsletter. We hope you will find the content interesting and informative. Please feel free to pass this newsletter on to family members, friends and work colleagues who you think might be interested. If they would like us to add them to our mailing list please ask them to […]

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Bridgeham has moved!!

NEW LOCATION! BRIDGEHAM IS MOVING from Rectory Farmhouse, Ifield to 1 Oak Cottage, County Oak Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 7ST, England. Here is a link to a map showing our new location:   We will be closing at Rectory Farmhouse at 1pm on Saturday the 24th of December 2016 and re-opening at the new location […]

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