Events

David’s Walk

One of our fabulous patients David, has set himself a massive challenge of walking 1 mile through Harlow Town Centre for the Brain and Spine Foundation. David has spent years learning to both speak and walk again after he suffered a subarachnoid brain haemorrhage in May 2007. This walk will be the furthest he has ever walked since his brain injury and we are following his progress as he prepares for his challenge.

David first visited us in ...

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Headache and Migraine Advice Evening

img_7849On Tuesday 29th November, the Mike Varney Physiotherapy team presented an information and advice evening lecture to patients, local GP’s and opticians. The talk was aimed at examining the different types of headaches and migraines and the treatment that we can provide to help reduce symptoms, frequency and intensity.The evening was delivered by 3 of our therapists: Tom Green, ...

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Silver Leys Polo Club

Over the summer season, the team at Mike Varney Physiotherapy have been offering their services to Silver Leys Polo Club situated just outside Bishop’s Stortford. The Club has been around since 1894 and is believed to be the oldest Polo Club in England.

Players travel from all around the country and even from abroad to play at Silver Leys, however the club is also supported by a wide range of spectators making the Polo events a worthwhile and enjoyable experience. ...

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St Clare’s Midnight Walk

This year the Mike Varney Physiotherapy team have chosen St Clare’s Hospice as our charity of the year. So far we have raised £200 but we have a way to go to reach a target similar to last year! The team are completing personal challenges this year including the Midnight Walk in Harlow on the 2nd July!

Why is the Midnight Walk in Harlow is such a vital source of funding for St Clare Hospice?!

St Clare’s Hospice provides specialist ...

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Cancer Research UK’s Race For Life

On the 15th May 2016 the Mike Varney Physiotherapy Team helped support Cancer Research UK, by providing free sports massage and injury advice to the thousands of runners who gave up their Sunday morning to raise money to beat a devastating disease.

Whether you have been affected, your family, friends, loved ones, children, it is now a large part of our world with 352,197 new cases identified in the UK since 2013. It can be a heartbreaking disease, leaving love ...

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Educational Evening Seminar – Why Supplement?

On Tuesday 1st March 2016, Mike Varney Physiotherapy held an educational evening seminar to investigate the evidence behind supplements and probiotics.

In a world that is so quickly evolving and with so many mixed messages in the heath industry it is difficult to know what is good for your body! Here at Mike Varney Physiotherapy we are proud to not only to be helping the injuries and pains but also your health! This latest talk was part of a series of educational seminars ...

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Paringdon Youth Summer Football Tournament 2015

On 30th and 31st of May 2015, The Mike Varney Physiotherapy Team set up at Paringdon Sports Centre ready for a full day of work at the youth football tournament. We provided free sports massage, taping and injury advice to hundreds of youth footballers consisting of U6s-U15s from 9am till 5pm. It was a busy couple of days and even in the pouring rain on Sunday it was a great event to attend. Well done to Elay, Myles, Liam and Nick from the University of Hertfordshire ...

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Annabel’s Kilimanjaro Challenge

I12011237_1087089017986223_3690501563299791565_nn September 2015 our Sports Therapist Annabel took on the tough yet amazing challenge to scale the 5,895 metre Mount Kilimanjaro. Not only is Kilimanjaro the highest peak on the African continent, it is also the tallest free-standing mountain in theworld. The trek to the summit consisted of high elevation, low temperature and occasional high winds making it a difficult and dangerous trek. Altitude ...

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Becky’s London Marathon Journey

This year we have decided to put one of our own through the grueling 26.2 mile London Marathon Course! Becky joined the clinic this year as a student Sports Therapist. She is currently studying Sports Therapy at the University of Hertfordshire and is furthering her education by completing a placement year with us. She has a history of longer endurance events including triathlons, but has not quite stretched herself to complete the 26.2 mile London Marathon. This year I ...

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Marathon Clinic

In March 2014 Mike Varney Physiotherapy held a free Marathon clinic for all marathon runners to attend. Information covering a wide range of topics  was provided to the runners, This included training tips and nutrition information in the lead up to the race, as well as information for the race day. Additionally, advice was given regarding recovery following the marathon. The information was presented as a powerpoint presentation and a printed handout was given to all who attended. We also provided free 15 minute consultations ...

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