REVEALED: What lockdown has really done to our backs

Author: Ann Kuan, Senior Private Physiotherapist at Vita Health Group  Our backs have undoubtedly felt the strain of lockdown. From binge watching movies in bed, to sitting at our kitchen tables hunched over our laptops, to an influx in people getting fit. Our bodies, and more specifically our backs, have felt the impact. Non-specific lower […]

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How to deal with stress at a time of unease

Jane Muston, Clinical Director at Vita Health Group, unpicks the mental health impact of a second lockdown and offers her advice on managing stress. — 2020 has been a very unsettling year for us all. Most of us have, very naturally, felt fear and experienced stress and anxiety at some time over the last nine months […]

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London Marathon inspiring you to run. Don’t miss our five top running tips.

The 2020 London Marathon is finally just around the corner, and while the current pandemic means this years’ event is virtual, it hasn’t stopped runners up and down the country ramping up their training to the final, exhausting stage as they prepare to run the London Marathon their way. Of course, if you’re not training […]

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Why prevention is paramount when it comes to suicide

Author: Jane Muston, BABCP accredited Practitioner, Supervisor and Trainer RN Mental Health and Clinical Director at Vita Health Group   Why prevention is paramount when it comes to suicide Today, Thursday 10th September marks World Suicide Prevention Day, yet just two days ago we witnessed the incredibly distressing footage of Ronnie McNutt’s suicide which unfortunately went viral […]

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The hidden risk of coronavirus; how to keep Britain and your employees safe if they’re simply not safe at home

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Supporting young people during Covid – 19

The impact of the current health crisis has affected people in different ways. Our research shows those aged 18 – 24 are most anxious at the current time. Whether you are in locked down with a young person or you fall into that age bracket, the behaviour and mood around the home might be taking […]

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Vita Health Group launches in major healthcare rebrand

Merger and rebrand of three of the UK’s leading healthcare providers to form a connected health service. [Bury St Edmunds, UK. July 2019] A leading UK healthcare provider has this month lifted the veil on their new brand, revealing the successful unification of three award-winning healthcare companies as well as a fresh look and feel. […]

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Thinking about your Running?

* Top Tips for Better Running *   Improve your running style, strength and speed and stay injury free. • Land with a slightly flexed knee. A straight knee increases the impact on landing and the braking forces as your foot strikes the ground.  A softer landing with slight knee flexion helps reduce this. • Avoid Over-striding as this […]

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