THE EXMOOR BEAST IS TAMED AGAIN! Raising £740 for Exmouth & Lympstone Hospicare
Our cycling team, Dr Marc Martineau from the Exmouth Chiropractic Clinic, Alison Martineau from Exe Pilates and Darren Bradley of The Massage Clinic again successfully faced the annual, gruelling challenge of the Exmoor Beast cycling event last October, completing the 100km ride over the hills of Exmoor raising £740 for Exmouth and Lympstone Hospicare.
The Hospice provides support for local people with life threatening illnesses such as cancer and support for their carers. The centres many services include nursing and complementary therapy, providing equipment, providing transport to and from hospital appointments, a carers support group and bereavement drop-in centre. The centre's running costs are in the region of £250,000 per year and as an independent local charity, they rely on the generosity of their supporters.
Our intrepid cyclists are already hoping to better their times next year and would like to thank all the clients and patients for their sponsorship. The Hospice can be contacted on 01395 224089
THE MASSAGE CLINIC Biomechanical Assessment & Gait Analysis
THE MASSAGE CLINIC
Biomechanical Assessment & Gait Analysis
Many muscular and skeletal issues stem from the way in which you walk or stand.
Careful evaluation of our standing posture and our gait can provide us and you with vital information necessary to make a positive and long term result.
A Biomechanical Assessment involves a thourough evaluation of the feet, legs and body position, both whilst standing, walking and running if necessary. It examines the function and alignment of the feet and associated joints, assesses where the points of balance are maintained and where pressure is being exerted, in order to track down any imbalances. During assessment the therapist will look carefully at the way your body moves to establish if the joints and the muscles are working efficiently.
A biomechanical assessment can potentially provide clues to the root of any long-term issues – and is often beneficial if the cause of pain has previously been difficult to establish. From a biomechanical investigation, with an analysis of the patient’s gait, we can identify any abnormalities that currently cause or will lead to injuries.
The analysis of the patient’s gait is conducted using a Footwork ProAm pressure plate – an advanced piece of equipment which examines the patient’s static and moving posture via over 4000 sensors.
This plate is one of the most advanced in the industry and therefore highly accurate. The subsequent data is then analysed by one of our skilled and experienced practitioners to provide a complete picture of the patient’s movement pattern.
Cost of biomechanical assessment with computerised gait analysis is £45
For more information or to book you appointment please call
The Massage Clinic – 01395 271610
Or visit our website on www.massage-clinic.co.uk
AUTUMN NEWSLETTER NOW OUT
Our Autumn Newsletter is now available
In this edition –
EXE PILATES – November class dates
EXERCISE and a youthful complexion
EXMOOR BEAST – Our riders will brave the elements again this October to raise money for the Exmouth & Lympstone Hospice
ACUPUNCTURE – Autumn News by Val Davis
GOLF & CHIROPRACTIC CARE
WHAT IS COUNSELLING? By Jane Hancock
WALKING IS GOOD FOR YOU
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Topsham Ferryman’s Swim – Dr David Evans raises £150
Over 78 swimmers entered the Topsham Ferryman’s Swim recently to raise much needed funds in conjunction with the Estuary League of Friends, to help buy a wheel chair accessible vehicle for use in our local community.
Amongst the swimmers completing the mile and a half course, was our own Dr Dave Evans, who raised over £150 through the kind sponsorship of the clinics staff and clients.
Altogether the event, which gains in popularity every year, raised over £5000
SUMMER NEWSLETTER NOW AVAILABLE
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in this edition
EXE PILATES – JUNE CLASS DATES
INTRODUCING OUR NEW TEAM MEMBER
-KEN ROSS SPORTS MASSAGE AND 1:1 REHABILITATION
ACUPUNCTURE - SUMMER OFFERS
REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY
FAILING AND FAILED RELATIONSHIPS
THE MASSAGE CLINIC – EXETER LIVING MAGAZINE
LOOKING AND FEELING YOUNG
EVENT FOR YOUR CALENDAR – RACE FOR LIFE