Personal training and rehabilitation for all. Affordable and high quality, whatever your abilities and fitness. Welcome to Complete Physio and Fitness.
We treat the cause, not just the symptoms We’ve been providing physiotherapy care in Essex for over 30 years. We provide the treatment and rehabilitation of all injuries and conditions that have been sustained through everyday life or through sport. Our aim is to return you to full functional fitness in the shortest, safest possible time. We’re based in Witham Essex and specialise in spinal dysfunction and back pain. We are mobilisers not manipulators! Gillian Gillespie Chartered Physiotherapist first to use the Theraflex handset technique unique UK invention! Our approach is completely patient centred and we’ll make sure you understand what’s wrong, why it’s happened and how we’re going to treat it. Initial consultation fee is £50 and treatment charges range between £30 – £50
Operating as usual
Zoom lessons have been great at our sister company but hopefully not long now for the studios to open again 🙌
Just can’t keep our sister company down!
What an achievement Team 🏴
We have done it again!!
CDS has qualified to represent team England 2021
Beyond proud of my school, my teachers and my incredible students.
DECIDE COMMIT SUCCEED
Excited to tell you we have moved to new premises.
We are still conveniently located close to Witham Town centre
51 Collingwood Rd
Both Gill and Adam are continuing to provide physio services during this lockdown period.
If you’ve ever had treatment with us we would be extremely grateful if you could share our news and help spread the word to the Witham community.
Better still write us a review! 😉
Bookings can be made online via our website or calling 01376 514675
You may have seen a TO LET sign up outside our premises. Please do not worry we are not closing, we are looking into relocating.
It’s business as usual!
We are happy to announce our Physio Clinic will be back open for business from Monday 6th July!
Afternoon & evening appointments;
You can make an appointment either by phone on;
Or message us via Facebook
As of today Monday 23rd March Complete Physio & Fitness have made the following decisions
• Physio clinic is now closed until further notice. All current appointments are now cancelled.
• Personal training is limited to outdoor use only within the government guidelines.
• Pilates classes have all been cancelled.
The telephone answerphone voicemail will be checked daily, should you wish to leave a message asking for physio advice.
Please stay safe!
— Adrenaline suppresses the immune system and promotes viral infections —
If you have any questions related to this post, the use of aspirin, niacinamide and salt, plus finally anything related to immune function general, please drop a comment below or feel free to DM us!
The post below is a stellar explanation by independent science researcher Georgi Dinkov on adrenaline and immune function.
“The timing of this study just could not have been better considering the current coronavirus epidemic. The study below demonstrates that both adrenaline and noradrenaline suppressed the immune system and both increases vulnerability to viral infection as well as increasing mortality after the infection takes hold.
Conversely, blocking the adrenergic receptors increased survival rates by more than 40% even when the animals were inoculated with lethal amounts of a viral load. The official explantion of the study is that adrenaline/noradrenaline increase inflammatory signalling through activation of the beta-adrenergic receptors and this results in suboptimal immune system response.
However, I think the much more likely explanation is the increased lipolysis as a result of activated adrenergic system. The role of elevated NEFA/FFA in vulnerability to infections and subsequent death from sepsis and/or cardiac/ischemic events is well-established.”
“In terms of treatments, aside from the obvious choice of beta blockers I think aspirin and niacinamide would be good options too considering their inhibitory effects on lipolysis. And of course, good old salt is perhaps the most widely accessible option. Interestingly enough, increased dietary salt intake has already been demonstrated to have a strong immune-boosting effect.
Reference — https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/03/does-high-salt-diet-combat-infections
Reference — https://rupress.org/jem/article/217/4/e20190554/133716/2-adrenergic-signals-
“…In humans, psychological stress has been associated with a higher risk of infectious illness. However, the mechanisms by which the stress pathway interferes with host response to pathogens remain unclear. We demonstrate here a role for the β2-adrenergic receptor (β2-AR), which binds the stress mediators adrenaline and noradrenaline, in modulating host response to mouse cytomegalovirus (MCMV) infection.
Mice treated with a β2-AR agonist were more susceptible to MCMV infection. By contrast, β2-AR deficiency resulted in a better clearance of the virus, less tissue damage, and greater resistance to MCMV. Mechanistically, we found a correlation between higher levels of IFN-γ production by liver natural killer (NK) cells and stronger resistance to MCMV.
However, the control of NK cell IFN-γ production was not cell intrinsic, revealing a cell-extrinsic downregulation of the antiviral NK cell response by adrenergic neuroendocrine signals. This pathway reduces host immune defense, suggesting that the blockade of the β2-AR signaling could be used to increase resistance to infectious diseases.”
Let us know what you think in the comments below, and if you need help clarifying or understanding anything said, feel free to drop us a message 💪🏻.
rupress.org Elisabeth Wieduwild, Mathilde J. Girard-Madoux, Linda Quatrini, Caroline Laprie, Lionel Chasson, Rafaëlle Rossignol, Claire Bernat, Sophie Guia, Sophie Ugolini; β2-adrenergic signals downregulate the innate immune response and reduce host resistance to viral infection. J Exp Med 6 April 2020; 217 ...
👀 Interesting! What do people think of this?
I think our government strategy on Coronavirus is more refined than those used in other countries and potentially very effective. But it is also riskier and based on a number of assumptions. They need to be correct, and the measures they introduce need to work when they are supposed to.
UK starting assumption is that a high number of the population will inevitably get infected whatever is done – up to 80%. As you can’t stop it, so it is best to manage it.
There are limited health resources so the aim is to manage the flow of the seriously ill to these.
The Italian model the aims to stop infection. The UKs wants infection BUT of particular categories of people. The aim of the UK is to have as many lower risk people infected as possible. Immune people cannot infect others; the more there are the lower the risk of infection
That's herd immunity.
Based on this idea, at the moment the govt wants people to get infected, up until hospitals begin to reach capacity. At that point they want to reduce, but not stop infection rate. Ideally they balance it so the numbers entering hospital = the number leaving.
That balance is the big risk.
All the time people are being treated, other mildly ill people are recovering and the population grows a higher percent of immune people who can’t infect. They can also return to work and keep things going normally - and go to the pubs.
The risk is being able to accurately manage infection flow relative to health case resources. Data on infection rates needs to be accurate, the measures they introduce need to work and at the time they want them to and to the degree they want, or the system is overwhelmed.
Schools: Kids generally won’t get very ill, so the govt can use them as a tool to infect others when you want to increase infection. When you need to slow infection, that tap can be turned off – at that point they close the schools. Politically risky for them to say this.
The same for large scale events - stop them when you want to slow infection rates; turn another tap off. This means schools etc are closed for a shorter period and disruption generally is therefore for a shorter period, AND with a growing immune population. This is sustainable
After a while most of the population is immune, the seriously ill have all received treatment and the country is resistant. The more vulnerable are then less at risk. This is the end state the govt is aiming for and could achieve.
BUT a key issue during this process is protection of those for whom the virus is fatal. It's not clear the full measures there are to protect those people. It assumes they can measure infection, that their behavioural expectations are met - people do what they think they will
The Italian (and others) strategy is to stop as much infection as possible - or all infection. This is appealing, but then what? The restrictions are not sustainable for months. So the will need to be relaxed. But that will lead to reemergence of infections. I think China and Italy infections will surge when they lift all the restrictions.
Then rates will then start to climb again. So they will have to reintroduce the restrictions each time infection rates rise. That is not a sustainable model and takes much longer to achieve the goal of a largely immune population with low risk of infection of the vulnerable
As the government tries to achieve equilibrium between hospitalisations and infections, more interventions will appear. It's perhaps why there are at the moment few public information films on staying at home. They are treading a tight path, but possibly a sensible one.
This is probably the best strategy, but they should explain it more clearly. It relies on a lot of assumptions, so it would be good to know what they are - especially behavioural.
I think it’s quite encouraging, but it's way too complex for most of the bog roll buying people to grasp.
Written by Paul Thomas
Complete Dance Studios
Is your business interested in our fantastic Dance World Cup sponsorship opportunities!!
We have programme advertising for our race night still available at £25 to £50 depending on size (also includes sponsorship of a race)
New opportunities include our sponsorship boards for £300
Your company details will be taken all the way to Rome where the Team England dancers will have a photo shoot with your personalised company board at the Coliseum, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. These images will then be used weekly for a month on our social media platforms to promote your business!!
If you would like to purchase any of these packages them please email [email protected]
Happy international women’s day to all the females shaping the world for generations to come.
Also a big shoutout to our sister company Complete Dance Studios and their strong team of girls and boys 💜
Were back with another blog 🙌🏻
This blog post is based on the powerful benefits vitamin E 💊 has demonstrated in a brand new 2020 study 🔍, showcasing its ability to reverse liver disease, even in those who have HIV and are more resistant to treatment due to their greater compromised state of health.
Steve talks about these new promising results, emphasising how this treatment could potentially be used as a way of treating less serve forms of liver degradation in the general population! 👨🎓
📮Share this post with any friends and family who may have concerns over their liver function / health, and let us know in the comments your thoughts about the study. 🗣
Any questions you may have, please feel free to drop us a message 💪.
completephysioandfitness.co.uk A new 2020 study published on how Vitamin E is a safe yet effective substance for reversing advanced fatty liver disease damage (Steatohepatitis) in participants infected with HIV, who have extremely compromised livers due to the intrinsic nature of HIV. Due to such a high prevalence of cases — .....
Hello Pancake day 🥞
Looking for a healthy pancake recipe? Give this easy recipe a try. It is perfect with fruit, cream or the topping of your choice. Here’s how:
▪️ 1 mashed banana
▪️ 2 eggs
▪️ teaspoon of baking powder
▪️ oil (add to the pan whilst heating)
Simply mash the banana up, add the beaten eggs then add a heaped tablespoon to a hot pan. Flip after 2 minutes, remove from the pan when golden. Top with your favourite topping.
Happy Valentine’s Day to all our followers 💙
Stretching is so important not only for our sister company’s students but for our clients also....maybe not as far as Mila though! 😬
Look at our lovely little Mila..... she works so hard!!🔥💫
Our #Tuesdaythought comes from Kev. What a lovely reason to get yourself fit and healthy. Well done on completing the reboot.
Have you got a reason to get fit? Struggling to get motivated? Be like Kev and get in touch to see how we can help you. 💪
It’s a new month which means new goals! What do you want to achieve this month?
We’ve had some great responses in the gym so far. We can’t wait to start helping people smash their goals. Don’t forget, get in touch if you’ve got a goal and you need a bit of help to achieve it. Our trainers are always on hand for a chat.
They’ve nearly done it! 🙌🏻
24 hours of solid tap dancing. We’re so proud of our sister company and the work they’re putting in for the World Cup! If you’d like to sponsor them, head to their page for all the details on what to do. Complete Dance Studios ♥️
24 hour gym session next? 😂🙈
Should we bring back our Complete Challenge? If yes, what challenges do you think we should do? 🤔
Can't make the gym tonight? No worries, here's our simple and effective 5 exercise workout which you can do anywhere/anytime! 💪
1. Plank for 1 minute
2. Squats for 1 minute
3. Crunches for 1 minute
4. Star jumps for 1 minute
5. Held squat for 1 minute
Repeat 5 times... let us know how you get on in the comments.
#workout #witham #fitness
We're coming to the end of the January Reboot. We want to know from our rebooters - what's been your motivation to get you through?
Tag a friend who you think should join us on our next reboot programme. 😅
We've all heard about the hype of collagen and how it helps improve the look of your skin or hair.
My latest blog though explains the lesser known properties collagen provides.
If you want to take your health to another level get in touch today!
completephysioandfitness.co.uk Amino-Acid Balance. Collagen / gelatinous protein, is absent / very low in various amino-acids which are pro-inflammatory🔥and extremely over abundant in a modern diet. This is due to cultural changes over time and straying further and further away from traditional forms / styles / methods of e...
WOW at some of our week one results. In particular, one client who lost 11 POUNDS IN THE FIRST WEEK!
A massive well done to everyone so far, keep up the good work. 🙌🏻
We’ll be sharing more results as the weeks go on... we told you, our reboot plan works! 😉
Week two for our rebooters! Keep going - it will get easier but the first two weeks can be tough.
Our top tip for this Monday is - keep hydrated! Purchase a reuse-able bottle and keep filling it up with water. 💧
We’re coming to the end of our first reboot week. We want to know - how are you finding it?!
Let us know in the comments 👇
A slightly longer post than usual but well worth a read and a share 🙏🏻
Looking for a gym which takes the stress out of working out? One that doesn’t get you to commit to an on-going contract with a 3 month get out clause. Or simply looking for a gym that works around your schedule… look no further, as Complete Physio and Fitness in Witham meets all the above and more.
We aim to take you on a fitness journey, all our sessions are led by a highly qualified personal trainer meaning you have someone there to teach you the correct form, guide you on how to perform exercises safely and correctly, someone to push your limits and most importantly someone to hold you accountable for your actions. It’s easy to give up when things get tough or if you’re not feeling up to a workout, our personal trainers are there to ensure any time spent in our facility is productive and useful to you and your fitness goals.
Unlike most gyms, there’s no hidden extra costs. Once you join our gym, you gain access to our personal trainer led sessions straight away – no added extra on top of your monthly fee. So how much does this cost? For 5 personal trainer sessions per week at a time suitable to you (we’re open from 6am and close at 8pm and sessions must be pre-booked) – it costs £120 a month, that’s only £6 a session. Sound expensive? Let us break it down for you:
Standard gym membership: £35
One personal trainer session per week for 4 weeks: £120
Total monthly cost: £155
Complete Physio and Fitness
Monthly membership which includes 5 personal trainer sessions a week: £120
The figures don’t lie. We understand how tempting one month free or no joining fee for January can be but for us going to the gym is an experience, not a money spinner to get you in. Everyone’s needs are different and our personal trainer concept ensures your needs are met and listened to whilst at a reasonable and affordable price.
If you’d like to find out more about joining or would like to view our premises, get in touch today. You can also view our website - http://completephysioandfitness.co.uk
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