Do you want to know what our customers think about The Heeler Centre? Want to know how our many different therapies and therapists have helped to relieve long-term, chronic ailments? Our customer feedback provide great insights into the real life applications of the therapies provided by the clinic. Some of the customer testimonials reveal real gems of information.
Many of the people who come to the clinic kindly send us comments about their treatment and their therapist. The comments are all quoted exactly as written. Where needed the therapists names or the therapy has been added in square brackets to provide context.
To read the testimonials relating to a particular therapist or therapy, use the links on the left of this page.
Can you give up chocolate for a whole month? Give up chocolate for a whole month? Now that sounds like a challenge! Whether your favourite tea break snack is a chocolate digestive, or if you enjoy a Dairy Milk indulgence on the weekend, these items are on the banned list for one whole month. But […]Read More
How a daily stroll will benefit you in the long run We are constantly surrounded by information about keeping fit and healthy. Many of us spend hours on end at the gym, but does everyone need to work out the same way? The answer is no. 42% of UK adults walk to get from A […]Read More
All you need to know before your first marathon Are you considering running your first marathon? Crossing that finish line after a grueling 26.2 miles of solid running can be the most rewarding feeling. However, you cannot reach that point without intense training and dedication. We have gathered some points to consider before you commit […]Read More
Beat the Flu! Our homeopath, Julie Plackett, can help you recover from flu and other respiratory infections this winter. Parents particularly are looking for alternatives to conventional drugs, as in the last few years an increasing number of over-the-counter medications have become off limits for children. Homeopathic medicines, known as remedies, are non-toxic and safe […]Read More
Tips to Keep Happy & Healthy Three top tips for a happy, healthy new year from our resident Physiotherapist: Move your body! Keeping active is the key to staying happier and healthier. Try to do something active that you love, every day. This could mean a bike ride with the kids, a run in the […]Read More
Sunscreen and skin health – things to look out for when buying your sun protection The recent change in weather conditions here in the UK had us all racing to the nearest supermarket to buy sun protection, but do you buy the right sunscreen for you? It is advised to wear sun protection all year […]Read More
Why you need to book your first sport massage session with us We all hear our super athletic friends who run marathons or participate in triathlons speak of their sports massage appointments. But if you don’t train rigorously, what’s the point in having a massage? Whether your exercise regime is low or high impact, everyone […]Read More
Top five cardio workouts for those with bad knees Finding a work out that feels substantial when you have bad knees can be frustrating. Running puts a vast amount of pressure on the knee joint, yet is considered one of the best cardio vascular exercises. So, what alternatives are there to get our blood pumping? […]Read More
Pain vs Function People generally come to see us because something hurts, and they want us to make it stop hurting which is a perfectly reasonable expectation, after all it’s our job. However is there more to it than this? This is what I like to call the What and the Why! The What – […]Read More
The Sussex Business Awards 2015 We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for The Sussex Business Award for the Best Customer Service. The winner will be announced on December 3rd 2015, but we are very proud to have been selected in the final four alongside Close Brothers Invoice Finance, Flowers Limited and […]Read More
Walking the walk | My quest for optimal function Part 4 How Osteopathy compliments my treatment Along sides seeing Jade and Charlotte I am also seeing Lachlan one of our Osteopaths. He is what we call in the trade a Structural Osteopath – in English, his treatment style is focussed around addressing joint movement and […]Read More
The factors that influence posture Fast Facts Poor posture negatively influences joint and muscles function, and reduces breathing volume and may slow recovery of injured tissues. Good posture is a position where all body parts are aligned in their neutral or mid position so that joints, ligaments, muscle and nerves move freely and efficiently In built factors (eg. […]Read More
FREE Functional Screening We are offering a FREE 30 minute ‘Functional Screen’ by our Owner & Chiropractor, Sam Pargeter, to advise you on how The Heeler Centre can help ensure you’re at your peak health in 2016. Remember, things don’t have to hurt to be a problem… Call us on 01273 843780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org […]Read More
Christmas Raffle results for Age UK We hosted a Christmas Raffle in December to raise money for local charity Age UK in Hassocks. We are thrilled to announce that we raised an impressive £238! We asked our long standing patient and Age UK user Margaret Rowan-Jones to do the draw. The winners of our 1st, 2nd and […]Read More
The best night(‘s sleep) of your life! Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits is often referred to as having good “ sleep hygiene .”Try to keep the following sleep practices on a consistent basis: Stick to a sleep schedule of the same bedtime and wake up time, […]Read More
Walking the walk | My quest for optimal function Part 6 Who would have known spring is here? Certainly not from looking outside! In my last Walking the Walk blog, I was talking through how to train smart in the gym, including mobility, and rehab work as part of a general routine to ensure we get healthier and not cause […]Read More
The Brighton Marathon – helpful tips Participating in a marathon should be a fun, rewarding and safe experience. However, preparing for a marathon requires a lot of time, discipline and commitment, and can often feel overwhelming and, in some cases, result in injury. This is especially true if you are new to running or are […]Read More
Easy Exercises to avoid Tech Neck You’re starting to see it everywhere. It’s those people that are slouching around with caved-in chests and heads that look like they’re about to fall off. This is known as Tech Neck: the mid and upper spine hunching over from sitting down for long periods of time and leaning over […]Read More
Why we believe in a TEAM Approach Firstly what do we mean, we believe in a TEAM approach? Well our philosophy is that by working together the combinations of treatments we are able to provide is significantly stronger than working as individuals. It also allows our therapists to specialize, utilizing our therapist’s strengths rather than trying to be generalists. If […]Read More
Easy & Effective Pilates Stretches you can do at home The Foam Roller is a prop used by many Pilates teachers (as well as physiotherapists, Osteopaths etc) around the world. Rolling on the foam roller allows us to passively massage our muscles and other tissues, improving circulation and releasing tension. Like any form of deep […]Read More