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Re: Return to practice

Dear patient,

I hope this finds you safe and well.  Like all businesses, it has been necessary for Moveology to close during lockdown but as restrictions start to ease Moveology is preparing to treat patients once again. This letter outlines how we plan to operate over the coming weeks and months. 

Our Moveology clinics at Fitness First, St Albans & David Lloyd Swindon have been  closed due to the government closing all gyms as non-essential public places.  From 6th July we are reopening our clinic at Swindon and will be operating out of our co-founder Doug’s home clinic in St Albans while waiting for the Fitness First gym to re open.

In the meantime, using new guidance from NHS England, General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and The CharteredSociety of Physiotherapy we have developed ways to safely treat patients – either remotely or face-to-face

If you are in need of treatment or more information please get in touch: either by texting/calling your Moveology therapist if you have their number or via email [email protected] and we can discuss the best way forward for your personal circumstances.  

The health and safety of our patients and staff is paramount. In preparation for the reopening of our clinics and our interim arrangements we have developed a risk assessment and new operating procedures to manage the risk of Covid-19.

If you would like to see a copy of the full risk assessment and operating procedures please do not hesitate to ask. We will continue to follow appropriate advice and will update our documentation when necessary.

We look forward to treating you soon.

If you have any questions, feedback or if you would like further information please contact us via email at [email protected].

•Making sense of a situation prevents confusion.

•You then have the ability to absorb the information required to tackle the problem.

•All information we give is pertinent to you and your situation.





#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

Not for my clinic thanks. 😂 ...

Yep.





#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#sphere
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

Dancers have tremendous mobility but also have incredible stability to support their movement.

Remember too much mobility reduces stability.
Conversely, too much stability reduces mobility.

Grow them both together and allow homeostasis to prevail.




#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

Once the missing pattern is found, it then has to be up regulated using various movement arcs.

Once the movement is up regulated in the motor cortex, it operates subconsciously and full function is established.





#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

The missing pattern.
This is what all rehab comes down too.

You’ll find out more very soon.





#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

Feeling an injury reducing pain is a great feeling.

The relieve that some feel cannot be measured.

But returning to full function is the key to successful rehabilitation.

This will mean that homeostasis is optimised and what ever pursuits you chose can be done with fear.




#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

Mobility and Stability are interrelated.
More of one reduces the other.
A decrease in motor synapse due to injury will cause a reduction in conscious control of muscles (#missingpattern)
Therefore reduced stability.




#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
#missingpattern
#movementarc
...

The same exercise movement executed in different ways can adapt your body in different ways.

Where the exercise makes you bigger, faster or stronger.

But, when the movement is executed for rehab you need to feel the movement so that motor units adapt to reinitiate missing patterns.

Don’t just do the movement, feel the movement. Maybe the Jedi had something after all.



#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
...

A beautiful sunny start at the Herts Triathlon event. #postracemassage #improvementthroughmovement @eventsatw ...

A beautiful sunny start at the Herts Triathlon event. #postracemassage #improvementthroughmovement @eventsatw ...

Just to let everyone know that I can’t wait to be back working at another ATW!! I’ll be providing post race massage and injury advice at Stanborough Lakes tomorrow. I can’t wait to hear some race stories again. It’s been too long. Just look for my flags and gazebo. ...

Just to let everyone know that I can’t wait to be back working at another ATW!! I’ll be providing post race massage and injury advice at Stanborough Lakes tomorrow. I can’t wait to hear some race stories again. It’s been too long. Just look for my flags and gazebo. ...

Think of the movement in terms of a 3 dimensional sphere.

Mobility allows the body to move to the outside of the sphere.

Stability supports the structure around the sphere.





#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
...

Think of the movement in terms of a 3 dimensional sphere.

Mobility allows the body to move to the outside of the sphere.

Stability supports the structure around the sphere.





#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecocvery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
...

Flexibility provides instability.
Weakness needs better body awareness.
Mobility and stability are interrelated - once you have more of one than the other, you become unstable.




#osteopathlife
#rehabmove
#rehabmovement
#invisableinjury
#leginjury
#chronicinjury
#crossfitinjury
#tennisinjury
#fitnessinjury
#gyminjury
#achillesinjiry
#runningafterinjury
#lowerbackinjury
#improvementthroughmovement
#overcomeinjury
#injury
#injuryrecovery
#injuryrehab
#injuryprevention
#swindonfitness
#mobility
#stability
...

Improvement through movement. ...

After coming back off of furlough, Dave just wanted to welcome you all back. ...

After coming back off of furlough, Dave just wanted to welcome you all back. ...

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