You are using a browser that has not been tested. Please upgrade your web browser to ensure the best experience with our website.

Latest Posts

Summer of reading - part 3

11/12/2017 16:25 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
MOVE staff describe some of our favourite books. This is part 3 of our Summer of Reading 2017 blog.

Summer of reading - part 2

11/12/2017 16:17 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
MOVE staff describe some of our favourite books. This is part 2 of our Summer of Reading 2017 blog.

Summer of reading - part 1

11/12/2017 16:06 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
MOVE staff describe some of our favourite books. This is part 1 of our Summer of Reading 2017 blog.

Fatigue

18/08/2017 06:04 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Fatigue’s that overwhelming physical and mental tiredness. It may be caused by lack of sleep, your medications, depression, or living with persistent pain.

Let's spring into spring

18/08/2017 06:03 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
There’s nothing like this time of the year. It’s getting lighter and brighter. The weather is warming up and you can almost smell spring in the air!

Handy hints for eating well with arthritis

18/08/2017 06:03 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
These are just a few tips to help you eat well and have a healthy diet. If you have some suggestions, or want to share what you do, please let us know!

Write it down and keep track

18/08/2017 06:03 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
When you try to remember, it’s easy to get things wrong. Memories aren’t always reliable, and can be influenced by many other factors including our emotions.

Soothe your muscle pain and tension with massage

18/08/2017 06:03 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Have you had a massage lately? We often think of them as an indulgence, however many people find that regular massages really helps them manage their pain.

It’s always a good time to quit smoking

18/08/2017 06:03 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Within weeks of quitting smoking you’ll breathe easier and have more energy, making it easier to exercise and do day-to-day activities.

How much do you really know about your condition?

18/08/2017 06:02 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
There’s information everywhere and it can be overwhelming. It can sometimes be difficult to work out what information is good and helpful, and what is wrong,

Pain sucks!

18/08/2017 06:02 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
When you live with persistent pain, it can sometimes feel like the world is flying by while you stay still…grappling with pain, anger, anxiety and frustration.

Be kind to yourself

18/08/2017 06:02 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
From the time you wake up to the time you go to bed, that voice inside your head can influence how you feel, how you act and how you manage your pain.

Trains, planes and automobiles

18/08/2017 06:02 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Here are some tips and tricks I find help me manage my condition so I get the most out of my trip and have the best time. I’m sure they’ll help you too.

Managing your weight

18/08/2017 06:02 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Sometimes pain interferes with your desire to eat. You may lose appetite or resort to easy take away meals because you’re hungry but cooking feels beyond you

Go go gadget!!

18/08/2017 06:01 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
When you have a muscle, bone or joint condition, things like opening jars, combing your hair or sitting for long periods can become difficult and painful.

These 'shoes' are made for walking

18/08/2017 06:01 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Walking is a great way to exercise. It costs nothing, it’s suitable for most people, and it gets you out and about. I find it’s a fantastic way to relax…

Flares

18/08/2017 06:01 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
From time-to-time many of us experience a flare, when symptoms like pain, inflammation and fatigue are worse, or more intense. This is a flare.

Water

18/08/2017 06:00 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Water lubricates and cushions your joints, aids digestion, prevents constipation, keeps your temperature normal and helps maintain your blood pressure.

Calcium and vitamin D

18/08/2017 05:58 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Do you get enough calcium and vitamin D? Along with regular exercise, they’re important for bone health. Read more about the importance of vitamin D & calcium

Get your hands dirty

18/08/2017 05:58 In JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Gardening’s a wonderful way to get out in the fresh air and sunshine. It can also be extremely relaxing, and it’s often a good workout. Read more.