I am often asked what the treatment of injuries was like when I ﬁrst started in football in 1970 and how is it different today. My ﬁrst Club looking after their injuries was Kingstonian FC which was one of the ...Read more →
Those of you who visited our clinic or who have read any of our previous material will understand we have a two-way relationship with our patients. We pride ourselves with providing some fantastic PASSIVE treatment options which we can help you or your injured or dysfunctional body part. There is however another part of our Physiotherapy which involves patients taking an ACTIVE role in their rehabilitation or recovery.
Among other ACTIVE elements to your recovery, prescriptive exercise will ...Read more →
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 ...Read more →
Need some inspiration for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution that you might actually keep? Have you already failed one that you had planned to stick to since January the 1st? Here are a few recommended resolutions that will act as investments in both your short and long term health..
1. Sit Less:
New studies showing just how bad sitting is for your health are starting to really convince us that a lifestyle change is in order. Limit your ...Read more →
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 ...Read more →
Do you often feel stressed or anxious? Perhaps you’re experiencing sleeping problems, or are suffering from digestive issues or aches and pains? Reflexology may be able to help you.
Reflexology is an unobtrusive, simple treatment that targets specific points on the body to reduce tension and stress correspond with different areas of the body. Reflexology is a therapy which can be received by anyone at any age, from newborn babies to those receiving end of life care, and ...Read more →
Whiplash will affect 1 in 200 of us at some point of our life however it is rarely serious and most people will make a full recovery. Taking control of the pain will increase your likelihood of getting better quickly.
Whiplash is an injury to the neck after a sudden movement in one direction followed by a rapid movement in the opposite direction. It is likely that this will be caused by a rear end or side impact ...Read more →
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 ...Read more →