common foot complaints

Common Foot Complaints

This article looks at the common foot complaints and how to resolve them. If you need treatment for your foot pain issues do get in contact so that we can get you back on your feet ๐Ÿ™‚ You can read the full article here (PDF – opens in a new tab).

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How to Keep Fit Over 50

I’ve recently written an article for the Daily Telegraph supplement on How to Keep Fit Over 50. You can read the full article here (PDF – opens in a new tab).   For help or advice on fitness training and keeping fit, please get in touch.

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New Challenges for 2022

New Challenges for 2022

Thinking of new challenges for 2022? Always had your eye on a bucket list event but not sure how to go about it? I had published in the Evening Standard a mini guide on how to go about achieving those challenges. Let me know if one of them catches your eye and you’d like more…

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Kids and Exercise

Kids and Exercise

I was commissioned by Runner’s World to look at the subject of our children, exercise and the risks of over training. Of course, our youngsters should be encouraged and supported with their sports, but we should also be aware of their growing bodies in terms of skeleton and soft tissue, and their potential susceptibility to…

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osteoporosis

#worldosteoporosisday 2021

๐Ÿ’ช It is estimated that we lose 5-8% of bone density per decade from our 30s which can lead to osteoporosis ๐Ÿ’ช Resistance training can not only slow that, it can reverse the process ๐Ÿ’ช Running and other aerobic exercise is brilliant as it is a positive load on our bones and has many other…

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Covid-safe practices

12th April is ON! ๐Ÿ™‚

Happy to be released from what I thought might be (very) early retirement back in the Winter! The online booking system is open from 12th April. Any teachers that can’t find a slot they need this week (Easter Holidays) please contact me and I will try and fit you in. Really looking forward to seeing…

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Lockdown #3

Unfortunately in line with Government legislation, I am closing my doors once again for face to face treatments. However I am still here to help and support you through this time with telephone or online consultations. I can still give bespoke rehabilitation and advice. Please do get in touch if you have any concerns regarding…

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Back in the Game

Happily I am allowed to treat again as normal from 2nd December 2020. Treatments will follow the Covid safety guidelines put in place July 13th as indicated by Government guidelines, the ISRM (my governing body) and my insurance. I am very much looking forward to seeing you all again ๐Ÿ™‚

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phone consultation

National Lockdown #2

Although I am unable to treat in the usual way for the duration of this lock down, I am allowed to help those who might otherwise use the NHS or are in pain that affects daily living. This would be in the form of a phone consultation to establish the nature of your injury/condition and…

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treatments at The Porch Surgery in Corsham

Treatments at The Porch Surgery, Corsham

Pleased as punch to be resuming treatments at The Porch Surgery in Corsham every Friday from 28th August 2020, just like the old days ๐Ÿ™‚ Treatments there will have the same stringent Covid-19 safety measures as at the King Alfred Clinic. Can’t wait to see established and new clients alike It will almost be like…

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Remedial Massage in Chippenham

Treatments Resume ๐Ÿ™‚

Happily I was able to start treating from 13th July. It’s been a very busy 4 or 5 weeks catching up with regulars and meeting and treating new ones. My home clinic is a little pared back from what it was, no soft furnishings and little decorative luxuries for the moment but the same quality…

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Plantar Facsciitis

CPD and Not Quite Open!

Unfortunately Soft Tissue Therapy and Sports Massage didn’t quite make the cut in the list of other industries that are allowed to operate from 4th July – Boris clearly hasn’t had a treatment to know that the role plays an important part in healthcare. Our small but united band of Soft Tissue Therapists are lobbying…

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Coronavirus Update – New Policies

Dear Clients, As you know, due to the coronavirus pandemic, I am unable to provide treatments as dictated by the Government and my governing bodies. I am hoping that restrictions will ease in July. However, in order to keep us all as safe as possible and free of infection, there will be new procedures in…

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Runners Sports Massage

Marathon Massage Therapy

Since starting marathon packages in 2018, I have helped nearly 30 people reach their marathon goals with Marathon Massage Therapy Packages. These marathon packages have been carefully designed to help get people to the start line injury free. As a marathon runner myself, I have incorporated exactly what I know I would want from a…

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corsham 10k

Corsham 10k

I had a great time supporting the Corsham 10k by delivering sports massage and cheering on runners at this award winning event on Sunday. I teamed up with Pickwick Physio et al in order to treat as many people as possible and had the London Marathon app on the go bringing updates of many clients…

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Massage Gift Vouchers

Massage Gift Vouchers Available Now

thetreatmentrooms massage gift vouchers make a thoughtful and useful present for the person in your life with niggles and/or a sporty and active lifestyle. They are available to purchase in 30 minute and 60 minute sessions or can be put towards a marathon package as part payment. Please contact me for further information or to…

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chippenham 5miler

Chippenham 5 Miler

Looking forward to massaging at and running the Chippenham 5 Miler on Sunday for the Harriers team, race 3 in the Wiltshire Road Race League. Iโ€™ll be joining up again with event buddy, Steve of South West Massage, so will have time to catch my breath before cracking on with post event massage. Actually, Iโ€™m…

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Brighton Marathon

Good Luck Brighton Marathon Runners

So many friends running Brighton Marathon, it’s been brilliant to be part of your training journey and hear about the highs and lows…however you do, pb or not, you all made it to the start line and there is a lot to be said for that. Can’t wait to hear your marathon stories… If you…

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chippenham sports massage

That’s not a hill….this is a hill…

I am enjoying off road running at the moment, it’s a great way to improve general running strength. I challenged myself at The Rough and Tumble on Sunday 14th January. Billed as one of the toughest multi terrain races in Wiltshire, it certainly lived up to its reputation. There were a couple of hills that…

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Marathon Massage

Marathon Massage

I’m starting 2018 extremely busy with 16 clients signing up for up for my Marathon Massage Therapy Packages and Ironman Massage Therapy packages. With clients from Chippenham, Corsham and Trowbridge – running club members and independent souls – it’s an exciting time as everyone starts their training with the usual New Year enthusiasm. Regular treatments…

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Sports Massage in Trowbridge

Massage Therapy vouchers, Marathon Packages and Special Offers

Welcome to nearly 200 clients that I’ve had the pleasure of treating since starting 8 months ago! Having people from all walks of life, with conditions ranging from arthritis, knee replacements, fibromyalgia, work based musculoskeletal stresses, to many sporting niggles, has massively increased knowledge, experience and treatment skills. Thank you so much ๐Ÿ™‚ Marathon Packages…

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the wickstead wander

NO PRIZES FOR SECOND!ย  ย 

I ran in the 2nd race of the Wiltshire Off Road Race League on Sunday, The Wickstead Wander, and accidentally came 2nd lady ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s a relatively flat course, on fields and track with the odd water jump and fences thrown in. I was apprehensive about doing an off road as I have been rehab-ing…

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Calne Clock Change Challenge

Personal Bests at the Calne Clock Change Challenge

Finally beat my long standing 10k pb at the Calne Clock Change Challenge (46:45)…even more chuffed for the many friends/clients from Corsham Running Club, Chippenham Harriers, AVR, as well as independent runners, that achieved great results today. Demonstrates what a winning combination hard work, strength & conditioning and sports massage therapy from thetreatmentrooms is…..happy days…

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Post Event Massage

Grittleton 10k Pre Event & Post Event Massage

I’m looking forward to providing pre and post event massage at the Grittleton 10k, Race 9 of the WRRL, this weekend. Hosted by www.cadence-events.co.uk it’s a fast course and many of the 500 racing will be looking to PB. Ever wondered what pre and post event massage does?ย ย Pre event massages prepares the body for high…

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Discounts for Racers

Bring your Bling! Book a Sports Massage appointment withย www.thetreatmentrooms.info, bring a medal from a running race in September/October 2017 and receive a discount on your treatment in October 2017ย ๐Ÿ™‚ย (Ts and Cs – no other discounts apply)

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