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06/FEB

MSD absence & presenteeism: a pain in the neck for UK businesses

Today we are launching a campaign to keep people moving and save employers money. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are costing UK businesses £7.4 billion [i] a year through absenteeism and an estimated £15 billion [ii] a year in presenteeism – people at work, but working less productively due to a MSD.  An estimated 11.6 million [iii] working days a year […]

Author -    Date - 06/FEB/14   Category - Blog, Occupational Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy

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31/OCT
2013

Introducing the newest member of team Connect

We’re very pleased to introduce our new Senior Physiotherapist Vicky Percy who joined Connect last month and who’s already making a good impression with our patients!   Vicky qualified at Nottingham University in 2002 obtaining First Class (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy.  She began her career working as a senior musculoskeletal therapist at Leicester General Hospital […]

Author -    Date - 31/OCT/13   Category - Blog

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17/OCT
2013

Another success story from Connect physiotherapists

Our physiotherapists and sports therapists are dedicated to accurately assessing, diagnosing and treating their patients to get them pain free and back to full fitness as quickly as possible. We are extremely proud when a patient contacts us to thank us for making a difference to their lives and so we’d like to share Andy’s […]

Author -    Date - 17/OCT/13   Category - Blog

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15/OCT
2013

Connect bring Olympic glory to Gateshead

  Our senior physiotherapist, Dave Brown, made dreams come true when he arranged for London 2012 Olympian Martin Stamper to visit his local Taekwondo Tigers club to help them to prepare for their national championships.   Martin achieved 5th Place in last year’s Olympics following his bronze medal at the 2012 European Championships and came […]

Author -    Date - 15/OCT/13   Category - Blog

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04/OCT
2013

A step in the right direction…

Knee pain is extremely common and is generally caused by wear and tear as the knee joint is particularly vulnerable to damage and pain because it takes the full weight of your body and any extra force when you run or jump. As we age our joints constantly undergo changes where old bone is gradually […]

Author -    Date - 04/OCT/13   Category - Blog

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19/SEP
2013

Another Great North Run, another Great weekend

  We’re very proud to have been part of this year’s Great North Run last weekend as it gave us the opportunity to meet some inspirational runners and share our expertise to help give them that extra boost to achieve their race goals.   On Saturday we were up bright and early at the GNR […]

Author -    Date - 19/SEP/13   Category - Blog

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13/SEP
2013

Countdown to the Great North Run

    With just 2 days to go until the Great North Run, all of your training should have been done so all that’s left is to mentally prepare yourself for the challenge and to reflect on the reason why you’ve chosen to take part. For some people it’s the challenge the 13.1 miles presents. […]

Author -    Date - 13/SEP/13   Category - Blog

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10/SEP
2013

Great North Run nutrition #Getset4GNR

  Only 5 days left until the Bupa Great North Run on Sunday!             Reaching your target is probably your key focus and as you’ve completed the last of your training runs any small improvements you can make this week are vital.  Here our sports therapist Phil Smith gives his […]

Author -    Date - 10/SEP/13   Category - Blog

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05/SEP
2013

Let’s #Getset4GNR and you could WIN a £75 voucher for Start Fitness, the UK’s biggest dedicated retailer of Running Shoes and Sportswear!

Come and see us on between 9.30 am and 5.30pm Saturday 14th September  at the Bupa Great North Run Pasta Party on Mill Road car park, Gateshead to  #Getset4GNR and you could WIN a £75 voucher for Start Fitness.   Available on stand 21, Connect will be offering 10 minute sports massages for only £10, […]

Author -    Date - 05/SEP/13   Category - Blog

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