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Writing about injuries, treatment and assessment techniques, case studies, and anything that seems relevant and newsworthy! If you have anything I have not yet written about but that you would like to read my opinion on, then please email admin@nellmead.com and ask!

Lazy Bum Epidemic: Release

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been writing about the phenomenon of gluteal imbalance, which we’ve dubbed the Lazy Bum Epidemic.  In How Skeletal Muscles

What is the RSM Model?

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been writing about How Skeletal Muscles Work, and what happens when they go wrong and you create a muscle

The Lazy Bum Epidemic

One of the issues I see very regularly at Victory (by which I mean, several times a day) is that of the lazy bum.  In

How skeletal muscles work

Over the next few weeks, I’m planning a series of posts on the ways that different body parts can go wrong, and what do to

The transformational power of breathing

Breathing is something we all take for granted – but what is Transformational Breath and how can it help you? Nell takes a session with Allison Lindsay to find out…

Are you sitting comfortably?

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin… This week, we look at how the way you sit can affect your back pain. 

Health & Performance Pyramid: Performance Layer

Victory’s Head of Performance, Helen Murawska, explains why we don’t just stop at helping you to get out of pain – our aim is to help you stay there, and to avoid reinjury. And our performance team are here to help you do just that!

Case study: Life after breast cancer

Recovering from breast cancer isn’t just about surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy – it’s also important to maintain your movement, especially around the shoulder, so that you can get back to a fairly normal life.  Meet our lovely patient Jill, who’s managing just that.

Stress hormones and how they work

This week, we explore the science behind the hormones of acute and chronic stress – adrenaline, noradrenaline and cortisol.  How do they work, when do they help us – and when do they become a problem?  

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Health & Performance Pyramid: Health Layer – Balance Therapy

This week it’s time to look at the other aspect of rehabilitation – balance therapy!  And it’s not just about standing on a wobble cushion to retrain dodgy knees and ankles.  So – what is it, why is it so important – and who should benefit?

Yoga for Stressed People

Get back on track with our new online programme, Yoga for Stressed People!  Learn why and how we get stressed, the consequences of stress taking over your life, and strategies for controlling it – including an easy yoga sequence and mood tracker. Plus a 75% discount when you use the code EARLYBIRD.

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