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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!
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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?  

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.

Health & Performance Pyramid: Health Layer – Physiotherapy

In my physio practice, I don’t just look at the bit that hurts. Instead, I play “detective”, to work out the underlying cause of your problem, starting with a 90 minute assessment to find out what’s really going on with your body and work out a plan of action…

Health & Performance Pyramid: An Introduction

The Health & Performance Pyramid underpins all of my work, and is my diagrammatic representation of how your health works. Get the building blocks in place to achieve normal, pain-free function.

Stretches for Desk Based Workers

As more of us take up office work or desk jobs, the number of ‘chair shaped’ people is rising fast. This can lead to stiff, sore muscles and a higher risk of injury – so how can you solve it?

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