A big welcome to APT Fitness

A big welcome to APT Fitness

A big welcome to APT Fitness who are now running Personal Training & Fitness Classes from The Library and will soon be offering Online Training classses . Contact Adam at...

Therapy rooms to rent – daily or weekly to suit you .

We currently have a Therapy Room available to rent and are looking for Qualified Complementary/Holistic Practitioners to compliment our existing Therapists in: Reiki, Counselling and Chiropody. A physiotherapist or Chiropractor would be ideal to add to our range of Therapies, but please do not hesistate to get in touch if you practice something else. We have six Therapy rooms, a client waiting room with toilet and private gated parking for Therapists. There are also parking spaces for clients within 100metres of the centre plus on street parking available. We have good transport links with Cradley Heath Rail and Bus Hub nearby (0.7 miles away) and we are also 1 mile away from Merry Hill Shopping Centre which also has a large bus station. Quarry Bank High street (where we are) has many bus stops along it so you can get to us easily. You can see pictures of the Centre and find out more about us at http://www.librarytherapy.co.uk Contact details are also available at...

Is the inability to switch off after work damaging our health?

A recent article reports that many people are putting their mental and physical health at risk by not being able to “Switch off” when they get home from the office by continuing to work in the evening. “A study by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) showed that people are doing more than two extra hours’ work every day while commuting and after arriving home.” The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (mentioned in article) say that: “overworking can lead to health problems, while poor posture when using smartphones causes back and neck pain” Is the modern-day ability to work from anywhere causing more harm than good? Read more:...

Has modern day life in the office led to potential health problems?

An interesting article has recently been featured on the Metro website titled “Is sitting uncomfortably killing you? Tips to avoid Back Pain the office” The article discusses how the average Brit is said to sit down for between 9 and 14 hours a day. It is surprising how some health issues which people would not associate with an office environment such as Deep Vain Thrombosis have seen a rise in recent times.Simple tips such as getting up and speaking to a colleague instead of emailing them can minimize the risk. The tips may be simple, but in this modern world of being able to do everything from a desk it is good to be reminded that we need to  regularly get up and move around as well as making sure we when do sit down we do it comfortably to prevent back pain....