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Jan 17, 2018

We are very pleased to announce that we have extended and evolved our Women’s Health Service at St Judes – we now offer specialist assessment and treatment of a wide range of obstetric and gynaecological conditions whatever your age or time of life. 


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Oct 23, 2017

Moira attended a masterclass in London in October at the APPI Headquarters – she dutifully attended with pen and paper expecting there to be some theory/classes when she realised that it was all practical!  Feeling the effects of the considerable hours of Pilates exercises the next day, she reflected that it was an excellent Pilates teacher training day and came away with some new ideas for her next set of classes – watch out for these, St Judes’ clients!

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Oct 18, 2017

St Judes staff held an advice stand at Morrisons Supermarket in Leighton Buzzard on Wednesday 18th October where they offered trips and falls prevention advice and free walking stick and footwear checks and recommendations.   

Did you know that in the UK one third of those aged 65 and over will have a fall which equates to more than 3 million falls a year and half of those will fall again within the next 12 months?  Falls are the leading cause of serious ill health, leading to hospitalisation and death in the over 75’s and account for 95% of all hip fractures costing the NHS £1 billion a year!  By taking some simple steps now we can help to prevent accidents from trips and falls.  

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Sep 24, 2017

Moira attended the 2017 AACP Conference in Bristol on 23 September.  The presentation covered a broad spectrum of research and practice from scalp acupuncture to Men's Health, neck, back and paediatric acupuncture.

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Jul 26, 2017

We had something to celebrate this week – we welcomed our 10,000th client through our doors and also received an industry award for excellent patient service.  

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Jul 20, 2017

Moira attended a great teaching session at the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) Headquarters in London on 19th July.  

appi pic July 2017

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Jul 10, 2017

We are very pleased to announce that we have a new Physiotherapist, Jo, at St Judes.  Jo specialises in the musculoskeletal field (bone, muscle or joint conditions)having qualified at The University of Manchester in 2002. She is a fully certified APPI Pilates Instructor and is also qualified to practice acupuncture.

 Jo Dyson new physiotherapist at St Judes Clinic Leighton Buzzard 

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Jun 20, 2017

A member of our Podiatry Team was an invited Guest Speaker at the 1st National Congress for the Association for Podiatry in Romania at the beginning of June

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Jun 7, 2017

Consultant meetings

At St Judes we are constantly updating our skills with regular healthcare professional course and meetings and Moira and Matt have been out and about this month visiting some of our local hospital consultants.

Moira chats with Dr Neal Evans

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May 11, 2017

Interesting article in The Times about the benefits of Pilates rather than painkillers for bad backs following the NICE recommendations:

“"Patients with back pain should consider an exercise programme to help them manage their condition, eg aerobic exercises, strengthening/stretching exercises, pilates, yoga, core-stability exercises.
Being overweight and physical inactivity are two causes of back pain that we can all do something about. Eating a good diet, moving our muscles more and raising our heart rate all help to prevent musculoskeletal problems.
Try physiotherapy, with an exercise programme to mobilise and strengthen your back and core."

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Mar 28, 2017

Moira recently attended a Spire Study Day, organised by the Spire Hospital Harpenden's Sarah Chittenden and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr James Langdon, and it was a thoroughly enjoyable day.  

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