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Why acupuncture works for anxiety relief

Since its’ inception over 2,000 years ago, acupuncture has been widely received in many cultures as a systematic and effective approach to combating a wide array of injuries and conditions. From back pain to sciatica, the procedure itself carries with it a wide range of benefits, all of which work as part of a long-term […]

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The benefits of Sports Massage for athletes

Sports massage (otherwise known as soft tissue therapy or tissue manipulation) is an excellent form of treatment for people from a wide variety of backgrounds and it has become an extremely popular option for recovery and rehabilitation from injuries. But whilst massage therapy is hugely beneficial for individuals from different walks of life, with the […]

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Why you need a full running assessment from Harpenden Physiotherapy

When it comes to finding out more about running, unfortunately, there is a lot of bad advice out there. How many times have you heard something like this: ‘Your running style is less than perfect, your feet overpronate, you’re putting a lot of strain on your joints…but if you buy these new trainers you’ll be […]

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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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Why acupuncture works for anxiety relief

Why acupuncture works for anxiety relief

Since its’ inception over 2,000 years ago, acupuncture has been widely received in many cultures as[...]

31 May 2018
The benefits of Sports Massage for athletes

The benefits of Sports Massage for athletes

Sports massage (otherwise known as soft tissue therapy or tissue manipulation) is an excellent form of[...]

15 May 2018