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How to stick to your New Year fitness resolutions

The New Year is a fantastic time to focus on improving your fitness. It seems the whole nation is motivated, with everyone determined to get physical and keep their New Year’s fitness resolutions. But after a few weeks of effort, our exciting endeavours often lose their shine and unfortunately, most people end up abandoning their […]

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Introducing the Mummy MOT

Harpenden Physiotherapy is pleased to announce the launch of the new Mummy MOT service as part of our expanding women’s health services. A Mummy MOT is a detailed post-natal assessment recommended for all women following the delivery of their child, whether at six weeks or many years after giving birth, which aims to address any […]

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Understanding the importance of mobility

Keeping your joints mobile has all sorts of benefits, not just for your athletic performance, but also your general health. Here we’ll take a look at the importance of mobility and what you can do to improve it.   What is mobility? Mobility is the ability to move freely, without being inhibited by stiffness or […]

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Boost your Wellbeing: How to Improve Sleep Quality

Sleep affects every aspect of our life. It affects our ability to function effectively, to communicate with others, and our moods, as well as the physiological effect on our skin, our metabolic system, immune system – to name but a few. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to our physical and mental well-being, but […]

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How important is gym recovery time?

If you’re anything like us, you love to hit the gym. And all that workout time is fantastic for your health. But it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, and your body needs rest as well in order to perform to its full potential. Here, we take a look at gym recovery […]

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Avoiding injury: how to warm up for a run

If you’re the type of athlete who likes to hit the ground running, it’s worth considering a change in your regime. Warming up before you begin your training in earnest helps your body to avoid a running injury; it also helps you to perform at your peak by getting your muscles ready and easing into […]

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Our guide to preventing common sports injuries

Sports injuries can be painful, and damage to key tendons or muscles can mean having to give up active pursuits for weeks or months, or even for good. But does it have to be this way? By stretching properly, warming up slowly and listening to your body, it’s possible to guard against some of the […]

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Top 5 stretches to help lower back pain

Lower back pain is very common, affecting many of us at some point in our lives. The good news is, gentle exercise can help, and there are several stretches to help lower back pain that can alleviate pain in the area. We’ll talk you through our top 5 in a moment, but first here’s a […]

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How to stick to your New Year fitness resolutions

How to stick to your New Year fitness resolutions

The New Year is a fantastic time to focus on improving your fitness. It seems the[...]

19 Jan 2018
Introducing the Mummy MOT

Introducing the Mummy MOT

Harpenden Physiotherapy is pleased to announce the launch of the new Mummy MOT service as part[...]

11 Dec 2017