Exercise classes restart

Our face-to-face classes are back Exercise & Fitness We are pleased to announce that our face to face classes have restarted at Horder Healthcare Seaford and The Horder Centre in Crowborough. All of our class participants can expect a clean and safe environment, each and every time they visit our facilities. Class capacity has been…

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Balance Exercises to Prevent Falls

Balance is our ability to continually adjust our bodies to counteract gravitational forces and prevent us from falling over. Balance issues can affect people at any stage of life, although incidences tend to increase with age. It is natural that elements of our balance will decline with age, but this can be reduced by remaining…

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How to use a spiky ball for muscle tension relief

Poor posture, stress and overuse of muscles can cause muscle tension all over the body. In this video Debra Stork, Pilates instructor at Horder Healthcare, takes you through basic exercises using a spiky ball or a tennis ball, to release muscle tension.

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How exercise can help Osteoarthritis symptoms

by Physiotherapist Martin Dickson Exercise is something we should probably all do a little more of, but this is especially true for people with osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a disease of the joints, such as the hip or knee, which affects at least 8 million people in the UK alone. When the joint loses cartilage through wear…

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Getting the balance right

Balance problems can have significant physical and psychological impacts on people’s lives and can occur at any time of life, although the incidence tends to increase with age. It’s reported that 1 in 3 adults over 65 still living independently will have a fall at least once a year, half of these people will fall…

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Dealing with common football injuries

By Gemma Freeman, Physiotherapist from Horder Healthcare ‘Football injuries can be caused by a direct impact, for example following a tackle or non impact such as twisting awkwardly,’ says Gemma. ‘It’s often the combination of physical contact and moving and twisting at high speeds that can cause problems.’ ‘There are a few things you can do, however, even…

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Exercises to strengthen your hip post surgery

Watch our latest video featuring an in depth guide to exercising post replacement hip surgery. Presented by two of Horder Healthcare’s Chartered Physiotherapists, the video takes you through various sections of exercise as well as offering advice for you on your recovery journey. For more information about Hip Replacement at The Horder Centre, click the…

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Alternative exercise for people with joint issues

The spring months can be an uplifting time, as the sun begins to make a more regular appearance, the weather becomes a little warmer and events such as the regional marathons reflect inspiring stories of people’s generosity and capabilities all around us. A 2015 study found that there are in fact links between our physical…

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recovering from a physical injury

5 points to remember whilst recovering from a physical injury

Injury recovery can be mentally and physically frustrating, particularly when the healing process is drawn out and interferes with everyday life. Many people who have become reliant on exercise as part of their weekly routine often experience emotional difficulties after an injury as it stops them from doing what they love. A variety of advice…

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