Rehabilitation therapy explained

By Emma Purchas, Rehabilitation Therapist at Vita Health Group Rehabilitation is defined by the WHO as “a set of interventions designed to optimise function and reduce disability in individuals with health conditions in interaction with their environment”. In other words, rehabilitation aids children, adults and elderly adults to self-manage and be independent as possible with their […]

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Vita Health Group acquires Pennine MSK Partnership

Vita Health Group has acquired the flagship MSK provider, Pennine MSK Partnership, to further develop its footprint for NHS musculoskeletal (MSK) service provision throughout the UK. Founded in March 2006, and with a team of 90 clinical staff, Pennine MSK Partnership specialises in orthopaedics, rheumatology and persistent pain in community settings across several sites in and […]

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Golf injuries – a focus on back, wrist and elbow pain

Golf Masters  –  Back, wrist and elbow By Tuen Yeung Ng Chartered Physiotherapist Have you ever suffered from any injuries / pain from playing golf?  Spend 5- 10 minutes having a read of this article to see if you can relate.  Golf is not a high-impact sport, but golf-related injuries do occur, particular in the […]

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Laughter is the best medicine for the Vita mental health team

As part of Vita’s development and wellbeing programme, the corporate mental health team enjoyed team building activities with Laughtercise, a company that specialise is energising team events. The purpose of the day was to provide all members of the service – therapists, seniors, administrators – with a day out of their normal schedule to provide […]

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Vita launches ‘You’ campaign to promote local NHS talking therapy services

New campaign to drive community engagement for Vita’s NHS talking therapy services Focusing on hard to reach groups and long-term conditions, the ‘You‘ campaign is designed to raise the profile of the mental health support provided in partnership with the NHS in Basildon & Brentwood, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, Calderdale, Derbyshire, Kent & […]

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Huge rises in EAP driving ROI

Based on recent research from the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA), 347,000 more employees turned to support from an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) between October 2020 and October 2021 compared with previous years. The new data is based on evidence from information provided by 3,200 HR professionals using the EAPA UK ROI calculator : the biggest data set on EAP […]

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What causes tension in your neck and shoulders?

The neck and shoulders are where you’re most likely to experience stress or anxiety-related tension. Chronic pain and other health problems can develop over time because of this. These are some causes of neck and shoulder tension: Repetitive motion: People who work in occupations that require them to perform repetitive movements often strain the muscles […]

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