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BackCare Awareness Week 7th–12th October 2019

in association with the charity BackCare
BackCare Awareness Week (#backpainweek) is from 7th- 12th October 2019 and the team at The Forge Clinic have been looking at how you can prevent and manage back pain.
What is BackCare?
BackCare is a charity established in 1968 by businessman Stanley Grundy following a back injury he suffered in a […]

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How to care for your back and enjoy £10 off treatments

BackCare Awareness Week (#backpainweek), from the 8th to the 12th October, is promoting awareness of the causes and effects of back pain and back problems as we get older, as well as prevention and treatments.

So, how can you ease or prevent back pain and keep your spine in good shape? We asked some of […]

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London Marathon 2018 – Top Ten Race Day Tips

For those of you are running the London Marathon 2018, Sports Massage Therapist Naomi Johns and Physiotherapist David Silver share their key tips on getting through the race.
GETTING READY

Have breakfast. Eat at least 2 hours before the start. Porridge, bananas and coffee are our favourites but don’t try anything new.
Get to the start […]

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Exercise is the new medicine to treat patients and prevent ill health

Doctors will soon be prescribing exercise, reports Alan Burke, at the recent national conference on sport health at the Royal Society of Medicine.

Alan says: “The government initiative, revealed by Consultant Sports Physician, Dr Paul Jackson, is to promote exercise as an important way to treat patients and boost the nation’s health.”

These new plans, under […]

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Essential tips for new runners

Running is a great way to get fit, reduce your risk of heart disease and boost your mood. Even better is the fact it’s free, and you can do it anywhere. Just follow our advice to make running a safe and enjoyable experience for you.

If you’re recovering from injury or worried about an existing […]

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Why choose Chiropractic?

Richmond Chiropractor, Jean Luc Lafitte, explains why he is passionate about the benefits of chiropractic care.
“I don’t make you better – your own body does,” says Jean Luc Lafitte, Chiropractor at The Forge Clinic, Richmond, whose treatment method is based on encouraging the body’s own innate ability to heal.

“As a Chiropractor, I spend as […]

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Today is National Fitness Day!

Inactive Brits spend more time on the loo than they do exercising! That’s why National Fitness Day is encouraging the nation to get more active. Our team at The Forge Clinic share their ways to get fitter easily.

Lots of people say they don’t have time to exercise, but there are lots of ways you […]

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Migraine Awareness Week – Are you the 1 in 7?

 
#Letsbeatmigraine
This week is Migraine Awareness Week, 3rd – 9th September 2017. Migraines are one of the most serious disabling medical conditions according to the World Health Organisation. In the UK, around one in five women and one in twelve men suffer from them. Are you one of them?
Did you know? 4 facts about migraine

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The Forge Clinic sports therapists on track for the World Para and IAAF Championships

The spectacular Summer of World Athletics at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this July and August is the biggest global sporting event of the year.

Rory Mee, Physiotherapist and Alan Burke, Lead Osteopath at The Forge Clinic will be there supporting the top international athletes.

Rory is providing medical cover at both the World Para Athletics […]

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Backcare Awareness Week 3rd – 8th October in association with the charity Backcare

Get out and about for a healthier back and a wellbeing bonus: timely advice for Backcare Awareness Week

As it’s Backcare Awareness Week (3rd-8th October) we asked The Forge Clinic’s therapists to give their favourite backcare tips, thoughts and ideas. Here’s what they told us.

Several stressed that getting off the sofa and out in the […]

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