Kindly hosted by Pure Sports Medicine, Bupa, Central Health Physiotherapy, URBANFITNESS & Preventicum
Address: The Pregnant Man, 40 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JA
From prehab to rehab, how to future-proof your body!
Health is the new wealth! Get a wealth of health advice for a busy business year. Insightful Q&A with five panelists from Pure Sports Medicine, Bupa, Central Health Physiotherapy, URBANFITNESS & Preventicum chaired by Rob Kemp, Broadcaster, Journalist and Author writing for Men’s Running and Men’s Fitness. Here’s a brief rundown of our guests and the insights they’ll be sharing.
Jonathan Williams is the co-founder and owner of URBANFITNESS London, is a former Director of British Weightlifting and one of the leading experts in health promotion. He’ll provide insights into:
How to make technical knowledge applied, accessible and understandable; the theory of marginal gains.
Why all fitness professionals are not created equal.
Why all gym equipment is not equal.
How do you make activity habitual?
Pure Sports Medicine’s Sam Wilde has had 20 years in clinical practice. His clinical expertise is with shoulder injuries and spinal problems and he treats patients with a mixture of manual therapy and guided exercises. Sam is a keen proponent of considering all facets of health and lifestyle when finding the answers to patients’ problems. As a keen cyclist he knows first-hand the joy of exercising and he is passionate about spreading the word on the need to be active but also the importance of sleep, rest and recovery. He’ll discuss:
Attitude to health – where are we going wrong?
Can you reduce the chance of injury or disease?
How much exercise should we be doing per week and what counts?
Why is being active so important – what’s in it for me?
When should we be getting help for an injury.
Explorer Dr Garry Savin of Preventicum has made over 21,000 health assessments here and around the developing world, specialising in disease prevention & preventive medicine. His expertise ranges across surgery, oncology, Accident & Emergency medicine, psychiatry, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology and preventive medicine. Dr Savin has travelled extensively and has been Expedition Doctor on over a dozen expeditions to remote areas of the developing world including Nepal, India, Mongolia, the Amazon jungle and Borneo.
Natasha Price of Central Health Physiotherapy worked in professional Rugby with London Irish RFC and is particularly experienced in shoulders, spines and work-related MSK issues. She has been in the media commenting on her profession (including the BBC series Saints and Scoundrels) and regularly lectures on shoulder problems on the GP and physio circuit. She’ll discuss:
Pre-surgery: the need to be fit for upcoming surgery.
Pre-event (marathons, triathlons, pre-ski season): technique, training programme guidance, injury prevention screening.
Corporate: How to avoid the aches and pains from working at a desk.
Triage/diagnosis: early assessment and right diagnosis of injuries, and the role physiotherapy can have in diagnosing serious illnesses/health conditions.
Physiotherapy role: integral part of rehabilitation post-injury, post-accident, post-surgery – working to achieve patient’s own goals.
Prioritising rehabilitation and ensuring the process is fully complete.
Bupa Health Clinics’ Lead Physician Dr Luke Powles will share insights into:
Depression / Anxiety / Stress: what can we do to prehab/rehab?
Apps/digital solutions for keeping healthy.
How changing micro habits can produce macro results.
Type II diabetes – can we reverse its effects?
Sleep – importance of, improving and breaking down the best prehab tool we all have!
All presented in partnership with the Chancery Lane Association.
8 – 10 am
Image : Andy Beales
About our host:
Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. With no shareholders, they reinvest profits in more and better healthcare for customers. Central Health Physiotherapy is one of the largest and most respected physiotherapy companies in London. Their aim is to return, maintain and build your health and fitness. URBANFITNESS has just opened a new gym on Chancery Lane. The club contains all the latest strength and cardio equipment, an extensive free weights area plus two studios including a dedicated peloton studio offering indoor cycling classes. Pure Sports Medicine is a unique sports injury practice, dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and musculoskeletal problems. Preventicum, London Centre of Preventive Medicine combines the very latest in x-ray free medical technology with highly experienced doctors and ‘6-star’ service to provide the most in-depth, full-body Check-Ups to individual and corporate clients.
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