Hatt Health & Movement Blog

Our mission is to inspire you to prioritise your body’s health and keep you active and moving throughout your life. In our blog you’ve find lots of great hints, tips and advice from our team of specialists to help get you to the next level of health and fitness.

 

<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Hatt Clinic Sponsor Jacob Moves Up The Ranks</span>

Hatt Clinic Sponsor Jacob Moves Up The Ranks

Strength & Conditioning
Hatt Clinic Sponsor Jacob Moves Up The Ranks We’re currently sponsoring a young boy, Jacob Lines from Frome who is...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>How To Create A Goal That You’ll Stick To</span>

How To Create A Goal That You’ll Stick To

Pilates Strength & Conditioning Forever Fit
How To Create A Goal That You'll Stick To We’ve all done it, started your week, month or year off...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Keep Your Goals Smart In 2020</span>

Keep Your Goals Smart In 2020

Pilates Strength & Conditioning Forever Fit
Keep Your Goals SMART In 2020 This time of year we are inundated with the latest fitness, health and diet...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Jacob’s Journey To The Olympics</span>

Jacob’s Journey To The Olympics

Strength & Conditioning
Jacob's Journey To The Olympics We’re currently sponsoring a young boy, Jacob Lines from Frome who is an aspiring Olympic...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Pilates Membership FAQs</span>

Pilates Membership FAQs

Pilates
Pilates Membership FAQs Welcome to Hatt Pilates. Please find below a list of our most commonly asked questions about the Pilates...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Hatt Clinic In Frome Sponsor Young Athlete</span>

Hatt Clinic In Frome Sponsor Young Athlete

Strength & Conditioning
Hatt Clinic In Frome Sponsor Young Athlete We’re currently sponsoring a young boy, Jacob Lines from Frome who is an...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Recommended Shoe Brands By Our Podiatrists​</span>

Recommended Shoe Brands By Our Podiatrists​

Podiatry
Recommended Shoe Brands By Our Podiatrists As Podiatrists, there are certain footwear brands that we recommend that will give you...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>How To Find The Perfect Fitting Shoes To Support Your Feet</span>

How To Find The Perfect Fitting Shoes To Support Your Feet

Podiatry
How To Find The Perfect Fitting Shoes To Support Your Feet If you are invested in looking after your feet...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>What To Look For When Choosing Supportive Footwear</span>

What To Look For When Choosing Supportive Footwear

Podiatry
What To Look For When Purchasing Supportive Footwear Choosing appropriate footwear is really important because the type of shoe that...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>How To Get Rid Of Your Child’s Verrucae</span>

How To Get Rid Of Your Child’s Verrucae

Podiatry
How To Get Rid Of Your Child's Verrucae Are you tired of trying every treatment in the book to get...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>How Can Physiotherapy Help You?</span>

How Can Physiotherapy Help You?

Physio
How Can Physio Help You? Did you know that GP’s recommend more patients to Physiotherapy than any other health profession?...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Why Should I Have Regular Massage?</span>

Why Should I Have Regular Massage?

Massage
Why Should I Have Regular Massage? Massage is well known for relieving stress and helping you to relax. Both of...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy in Frome</span>

Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy in Frome

Physio
Physiotherapy & Sports Therapy In Frome Welcome to the Hatt Clinic. We are a health and movement company based in...
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Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy in Devizes

Physiotherapy and Sports Therapy in Devizes

Physio
Physiotherapy & Sports Therapy In Devizes Welcome to the Hatt Clinic. We are a health and movement company based in...
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Physiotherapy & Sports Therapy In Marlborough

Physiotherapy & Sports Therapy In Marlborough

Physio
Physiotherapy & Sports Therapy In Marlborough Welcome to the Hatt Clinic. We are a health and movement company based in...
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What Are Growing Pain & How Can We Help?

What Are Growing Pain & How Can We Help?

Physio
What Are Growing Pains & How Can We Help? Children can often experience aches and pains in the evenings or...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>ANSWERS: Health and Fitness Quiz</span>

ANSWERS: Health and Fitness Quiz

Hatt Health & Movement
ANSWERS: Health & Fitness Quiz 1. According to Public Health England, how much time should you exercise per week?A   75...
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Why I Do Pilates (And Maybe You Should Too!)

Why I Do Pilates (And Maybe You Should Too!)

Pilates
Why I Do Pilates (And Maybe You Should Too!) I’m Marilyn, one of the Pilates Instructors at Hatt’s and I’d...
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How To Improve Your Posture In Just Seconds

How To Improve Your Posture In Just Seconds

Physio
How To Improve Your Posture In Just Seconds Hi, I’m Kyle, one of the Physios at Hatt’s and today I’m...
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Tennis Elbow: Just for tennis players?

Tennis Elbow: Just for tennis players?

Physio
Tennis Elbow - Just For Tennis Players? Tennis elbow is a common condition which causes pain around the outside of...
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The Importance Of Keeping Active & Moving As You Age

The Importance Of Keeping Active & Moving As You Age

Physio
The Importance Of Keeping Active & Moving As You Age We’ve all been told how important it is to keep...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>England Hockey Gets Back To Sport Post Injury</span>

England Hockey Gets Back To Sport Post Injury

Physio Strength & Conditioning
England Hockey Player Gets Back On The Pitch After Speedy Recovery From Injury Ian Philips, an England Masters Hockey player,...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>“Best Sports Massage Treatment within this area!”</span>

“Best Sports Massage Treatment within this area!”

Massage
"Best Sports Massage In The Area!" At Hatt's, we strive to offer a Massage service like no other. With a...
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Forever Fit – Get Fitter, Feel Younger

Forever Fit – Get Fitter, Feel Younger

Forever Fit
Forever Fit - Get Fitter, Feel Younger Do you want to keep fit and healthy but struggle to find a...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Spring Is Here, Time To Get Out And About!</span>

Spring Is Here, Time To Get Out And About!

Pilates
The sun is coming out and it's finally starting to feel like Spring (hooray)! The mornings and evening are getting...
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An Insight Into Why Your Feet Are So Important

An Insight Into Why Your Feet Are So Important

Podiatry
Have you ever thought about the role your feet play in everyday life? The 26 bones, 33 joints and 250,000...
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How Physio Can Change Your Life?

How Physio Can Change Your Life?

Physio
At Hatt's, every day our aim is to get you back to doing the things you love, whilst inspiring you...
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More Than Just A Massage

More Than Just A Massage

Massage
As part of your treatment at Hatt’s, you may be advised that a massage will be greatly beneficial for your...
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Is Pilates Right For Me?

Is Pilates Right For Me?

Pilates
With so many exercises classes available, how do you choose which ones is best for you?  Our Pilates instructor and Physio...
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FAQ – Most Common Injury This Month

FAQ – Most Common Injury This Month

Physio
This month we have had many patients come to us that have suffered from Tendon pain. Tendon pain can relate...
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Start Your New Year Feeling Amazing

Start Your New Year Feeling Amazing

Strength & Conditioning Forever Fit
If your New Year's resolution for 2019 is to keep fit, active, healthy, do more exercise, or just to try...
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Share the Gift of Good Health this Christmas

Share the Gift of Good Health this Christmas

Hatt Health & Movement Physio Podiatry Massage Pilates Strength & Conditioning Forever Fit
Treat your loved ones this Christmas and New Year with the gift of good health Our vouchers make an exciting...
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Invite To Our Christmas at Hatt’s Event 2019

Invite To Our Christmas at Hatt’s Event 2019

Hatt Health & Movement
Join us for a glass of bubbly and a mince pie this Christmas We're delighted to invite you to the...
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My heels are cracked and painful – what can I do about this?

My heels are cracked and painful – what can I do about this?

Podiatry
Why do heels crack? Cracked heels are caused by cracking or splitting of the skin - this may be due...
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How Reformer Pilates Can Help Build Your ​Core Strength

How Reformer Pilates Can Help Build Your ​Core Strength

Pilates
Building your core strength is vital to preventing injury and improving the way your body moves. Here, our Pilates instructor Danny...
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Be The Best Version Of You This New Year’s

Be The Best Version Of You This New Year’s

Strength & Conditioning Forever Fit
It seems safe to say that many of us are guilty of not sticking to our New Years Resolutions. Infact,...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Swift Verruca Treatment Explained</span>

Swift Verruca Treatment Explained

Hatt Health & Movement
If you suffer from persistent verrucas, or know someone that does, then the Swift Microwave Verruca treatment could be the...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>How Reformer Pilates Can Help With Back Pain</span>

How Reformer Pilates Can Help With Back Pain

Pilates
At least 80% of people will suffer at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime. Reformer Pilates is...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>What are the benefits of Reformer Pilates?</span>

What are the benefits of Reformer Pilates?

Pilates
At Hatt's, we offer Reformer Pilates classes in all three of our clinics - Frome, Devizes and Marlborough. Reformer Pilates...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>How to look after your feet in winter</span>

How to look after your feet in winter

Podiatry
During the winter months, it is common for feet to become dry with hard skin and cracks. Often, the primary cause...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Reformer Pilates available now in Frome!</span>

Reformer Pilates available now in Frome!

Pilates
Move better, feel better and look better with Reformer Pilates in Frome. How? Improve your core strength & flexibility Develop...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>New Reformer Pilates Timetable</span>

New Reformer Pilates Timetable

Pilates
We are delighted to be expanding our Reformer Pilates timetable with a number of new classes.   Take a look...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Top 4 common running injuries</span>

Top 4 common running injuries

Hatt Health & Movement
1. Runners Knee                                   ...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Quick Start S&C Programme</span>

Quick Start S&C Programme

Strength & Conditioning
What is the S&C Quick Start programme?  A Quick Start is your first step into an S&C programme where you’ll...
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The answers to common questions about Podiatry

The answers to common questions about Podiatry

Podiatry
1. Do I need to see my GP before seeing a Podiatrist? If your concern is regarding your feet/ankles, a...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>What Is A Podiatrist & Why Do I Need One?</span>

What Is A Podiatrist & Why Do I Need One?

Hatt Health & Movement
A Podiatrist and a Chiropodist mean the same thing and these two terms are used interchangeably. There are many preconceptions...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Put The Spring Back In Your Step With Chiropody</span>

Put The Spring Back In Your Step With Chiropody

Podiatry
Whether you require treatment for a foot condition or struggle to care for your feet yourself and want them to...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Move Better, Feel Better and Look Better with brand new Reformer Pilates, coming soon to Frome!</span>

Move Better, Feel Better and Look Better with brand new Reformer Pilates, coming soon to Frome!

Pilates
Having been a huge success in our Devizes and Marlborough Practices, we are excited to start Reformer Pilates classes in...
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An Introduction to Fascia and Myofascial Release

An Introduction to Fascia and Myofascial Release

Massage
The words ‘myofascial release’ may sound alien to some people but there is no doubt that over the last few...
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What is Strength & Conditioning?

What is Strength & Conditioning?

Strength & Conditioning
Strength and Conditioning, or S&C as it's more commonly known, is the selection and development of dynamic exercises used to...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Achilles Tendinopathy</span>

Achilles Tendinopathy

Hatt Health & Movement
What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles Tendinopathy is a common condition that presents itself typically as a sharp pain in the...
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Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s Neuroma

Podiatry
A Morton’s Neuroma is a swelling of one of the nerves in the ball of the foot. Typically you will...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>6 Reasons Why You Should Do Reformer Pilates</span>

6 Reasons Why You Should Do Reformer Pilates

Pilates
There are numerous benefits of doing Reformer Pilates. Here, our Senior Pilates Instructor - Danny - picks the top 6.  ...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Pilates in Marlborough</span>

Pilates in Marlborough

Pilates
We are very excited to introduce brand new Reformer Pilates Classes at our Marlborough studio. Reformer Pilates is a new...
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What is Reformer Pilates?

What is Reformer Pilates?

Hatt Health & Movement
Reformer Pilates is a variation of Pilates using a piece of equipment called a Reformer. The Reformer is a versatile...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>5 Ways That Massage Can Benefit You As A Runner</span>

5 Ways That Massage Can Benefit You As A Runner

Massage Strength & Conditioning
As a runner it isn’t always easy to know how to maximise your performance and train effectively without risk of...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Flip flops that are custom made for your feet</span>

Flip flops that are custom made for your feet

Hatt Health & Movement
Now you can enjoy all the benefits of your orthotics in the comfort of flip flops. We're delighted to offer...
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Podiatry In Marlborough

Podiatry In Marlborough

Hatt Health & Movement
Visiting a Podiatrist is as important as going to the dentist or having your eyes checked, as regular foot care...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Get Your Feet Flip-Flop Ready</span>

Get Your Feet Flip-Flop Ready

Podiatry
With flip-flops, sandals and bare feet finally making a show this summer, now's the ideal time to give your feet...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>Physio at Hatt’s</span>

Physio at Hatt’s

Physio
Whether you’re injured and in pain, a grandparent struggling to lift your grandchild, or an athlete looking to improve your...
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Free Performance Analysis

Free Performance Analysis

Strength & Conditioning
Are you serious about achieving a personal goal or excelling at your sport?   Our new Strength & Conditioning Programme is...
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Are you fit for sport this season?

Are you fit for sport this season?

Massage Strength & Conditioning
Whether you are a keen athlete or simply like to maintain a good level of fitness, here are 5 Top...
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Running injuries

Running injuries

Hatt Health & Movement
Running is one of the most popular forms of sporting activity worldwide. It’s relatively cheap (except for a decent pair...
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Upper Limb Disorder – what is it and how can we help?

Upper Limb Disorder – what is it and how can we help?

Physio
What is Upper Limb Disorder? Upper Limb Disorder (ULD) can affect the neck, shoulder, arm, forearm, elbow, wrist, fingers and...
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Acute whiplash

Acute whiplash

Physio
There are 300 000 new cases of whiplash every year in the UK. The majority of people who experience symptoms...
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<span style='color:#2a3549;'>It’s Time To Limber Up!</span>

It’s Time To Limber Up!

Strength & Conditioning
It's Time To Limber Up! Warming up and stretching should be a key part of your exercise regime. The type of...
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Stress

Stress

Physio Massage
Worry and stress lead to the fight/flight response which is a physical reaction to real or imagined danger. While helpful...
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Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Physio
There are many people who have heard that glucosamine and chondroitin can help with osteoarthritis (OA). Is this true? Most...
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Acute lower back pain

Acute lower back pain

Physio
Acute low back pain is very common. Eight out of ten adults will experience an episode at some point in...
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Acute injury management

Acute injury management

Hatt Health & Movement
It can be argued that the most important period in terms of minimising the effects of an injury, and helping...
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Get fit to hit the slopes

Get fit to hit the slopes

Strength & Conditioning
When sat in a deck chair buried in the snow, and sipping on a hot chocolate, we can enjoy watching other...
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Top Tips for Healthy Feet in Winter

Top Tips for Healthy Feet in Winter

Podiatry
Looking after your feet is as important as going to the dentist or taking your car for an MOT, but...
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Enjoy an Active & Healthy Lifestyle

Enjoy an Active & Healthy Lifestyle

Strength & Conditioning
With spring around the corner, we're all looking to get out and about to enjoy the garden, get back into...
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Top Tips for Healthy Feet

Top Tips for Healthy Feet

Hatt Health & Movement
From work shoes and trainers to high-heels and bare feet, our feet take us almost 115,000 miles, or five times...
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What Are Orthotics And How Can I Benefit From Them?

What Are Orthotics And How Can I Benefit From Them?

Hatt Health & Movement
What are Orthotics? Orthotics, correctly known as Orthoses, are custom made shoe insoles or inserts that correct the alignment of...
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Hatt Health & Movement
Plantar fasciitis affects approximately 10% of the population. Find out about this condition, its causes, symptoms and how a Gait Analysis...
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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Hatt Health & Movement
Shin splints is the term used to describe pain along the inner edge of the shin bone usually caused by...
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Flat Feet

Flat Feet

Hatt Health & Movement
Flat feet is the term used to describe feet with low or no arches. In this article you'll learn about...
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Top tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy this winter

Top tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy this winter

Hatt Health & Movement
With our feet tucked away into boots and brogues during winter, it's easy to forget about them. However, the colder...
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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Hatt Health & Movement
Over a quarter of the population experience neck pain at some time each year. Over half of these resolve on...
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Low back pain

Low back pain

Hatt Health & Movement
Back pain is a very common condition affecting 7 out of 10 people at some point in their lives. The...
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Sciatica

Sciatica

Hatt Health & Movement
Sciatica is the name given to symptoms we experience when the Sciatic nerve has been compressed or irritated. It should...
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Physiotherapy in Marlborough

Physiotherapy in Marlborough

Physio
Get fast pain relief and start moving again. Physiotherapy can help you recover from: Arthritis Sciatica Back Pain Neck Pain...
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Getting Acupuncture in Wiltshire

Getting Acupuncture in Wiltshire

Physio
If you have a condition or injury such as chronic neck and back pain, RSI, an acute sporting injury, tendonitis,...
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Physiotherapy in Devizes, Marlborough & Frome

Physiotherapy in Devizes, Marlborough & Frome

Physio
Headaches and pains from injuries are all common conditions, and they can be treated effectively without the use of drugs...
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Pilates Classes in Devizes

Pilates Classes in Devizes

Hatt Health & Movement
Pilates was developed in the early 20th century as a method of conditioning the body helping to increase and build...
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Looking for Physiotherapy in Wiltshire?

Looking for Physiotherapy in Wiltshire?

Hatt Health & Movement
If you are suffering from back or neck pain or have over exerted yourself and your muscles are aching then...
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Hot stone massage

Hot stone massage

Massage
What is a Hot Stone Massage? A Hot Stone Massage is a holistic remedial massage. Volcanic pebbles are heated and...
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Sports massage

Sports massage

Massage
What is a Sports Massage? Contrary to popular belief a Sports Massage is not only suited for sports people or...
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Enjoy a Hot Stone Massage in Marlborough

Enjoy a Hot Stone Massage in Marlborough

Hatt Health & Movement
With the stress and strains of modern life getting even the best of us down, many people are looking for...
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Biomechanics in Devizes, Marlborough & Frome

Biomechanics in Devizes, Marlborough & Frome

Hatt Health & Movement
If you are suffering from pain or discomfort in your legs, feet or pelvis, James Hatt Associates and their team...
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Is Foot Pain Holding You Back?

Is Foot Pain Holding You Back?

Hatt Health & Movement
We're excited to announce the expansion of our Podiatry Biomechanics service with our newest member, Benn Boshell. He joins us...
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Put Your Best Foot Forward

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Hatt Health & Movement
Visiting a Podiatrist helps keep your feet in good health, prevents many common foot conditions from developing and is suitable...
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Hitting the target with Devizes Bowmen archery club

Hitting the target with Devizes Bowmen archery club

Strength & Conditioning
It was a grand evening with the Devizes Bowmen archery club on 16th September 2015. The team at James Hatt...
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Conditions treated

Conditions treated

Physio
Like most complex machines, your body needs regular maintenance and we can help keep things running smoothly and advise you...
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Physiotherapy in Marlborough

Physiotherapy in Marlborough

Hatt Health & Movement
Are you looking for a better quality of life, or aspire to take on your next challenge? From the simple...
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Foot Care in Marlborough & Frome

Foot Care in Marlborough & Frome

Hatt Health & Movement
"I wish you'd get your foot problems sorted!" Better foot posture, reduced foot pain and longer dog walks with Daisy...
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Happy New You!

Happy New You!

Forever Fit
Choose to prioritise your health in 2016! Wishing you a happy and healthy 2016 - and to get you started, why...
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Looking for Physiotherapy in Frome?

Looking for Physiotherapy in Frome?

Hatt Health & Movement
Looking for Physiotherapy in Frome? Take a look at some of the glowing reviews from our patients. " 'Your Physio...
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Biomechanical Assessments

Biomechanical Assessments

Hatt Health & Movement
Biomechanics is about the way your body moves and how your lower limb and foot movements can affect you. Think...
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How a Gait Analysis helped Paul get back on his bike

How a Gait Analysis helped Paul get back on his bike

Hatt Health & Movement
Read about Paul's experience with a Gait Analysis, and how it helped him get back to doing what he loves...
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It’s now even easier to fit a Massage around your schedule

It’s now even easier to fit a Massage around your schedule

Massage
It's now even easier to fit a Massage around your busy schedule with the addition of our newest Masseur, Heidi. Enjoy...
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Bike Fit

Bike Fit

Physio
If you enjoy getting on your bike and riding the miles away, our Bike Fit service is a great way...
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Devizes is Getting Bigger

Devizes is Getting Bigger

Hatt Health & Movement
Starting in April 2015 you'll notice a few changes to our Devizes clinic - we're expanding to provide you with...
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We’re a Sociable Lot

We’re a Sociable Lot

Hatt Health & Movement
We'd love to keep in touch and hear from you more often, so we've got ourselves on Facebook & Twitter....
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Great news about our clinic in Frome

Great news about our clinic in Frome

Hatt Health & Movement
Great news about our clinic in Frome. Following the growing demand for our services in Frome, we have recently purchased...
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Seminar – The Growing Child – Assessment & Management of Adolescent Injuries

Seminar – The Growing Child – Assessment & Management of Adolescent Injuries

Hatt Health & Movement
Thank you for your interest in our latest seminar!   Topic:       The Growing Child - Assessment & Management...
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Open Day – Frome Clinic – 4th June

Open Day – Frome Clinic – 4th June

Hatt Health & Movement
Come along to our exciting open day where you can experience a fantastic range of health services all on your...
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We’ve Updated Our Name

We’ve Updated Our Name

Hatt Health & Movement
We've updated our name to more accurately reflect what we do. Find out more
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Seminar – Lower Limb Pathology – Biomechanics & Beyond

Seminar – Lower Limb Pathology – Biomechanics & Beyond

Hatt Health & Movement
Come along and learn something new at our next evening seminar on Biomechanics! Topic:       Lower Limb Pathology -...
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Seminar – Scapular Rehabilitation – What we know & where do we go from here

Seminar – Scapular Rehabilitation – What we know & where do we go from here

Hatt Health & Movement
  Topic:       Scapular Rehabilitation - What we know & where do we go from here Date:     ...
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