Posts By: Karen Jones

AGE UK – disability exercise class

AGE UK – disability exercise class: White Horse Leisure Centre, Abingdon 1-2 on a Monday Wheelchair users welcome, bars available for stability and chairs £3.30 Cafe and parking onsite.

Pilates Class for people with MS

There is an open morning for Stott Pilates next Tuesday 19th ( no charge for the open morning).  The class is from 12.30 to 1.30 pm. For individuals with MS, the class is subsidised by West Oxfordshire MS society. For anyone else who is attends, it is £10 per session.  The instructor is very experienced, and has done… Read more »

NEEDED: Recycled Inkjet Cartridges

Each wanted cartridge that is recycled will raise £1 for the charity. Over 188 Inkjet Cartridges Makes you can recycle include HP, Dell, Lexmark, Canon, Samsung, Neopost.   Inkjet cartridges must be in suitable condition to be recycled.  Recycling Criteria Only virgin cartridges on our wanted items list raise money for charity when recycled. All inkjet cartridges must… Read more »

Innovative clinical research using robotic technology to improve balance & mobility for people living with MS

A ground-breaking clinical research trial is inviting people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to take part in the evaluation of a balance exercise program using a robotic walking device. This trial is the only research trial in this field taking place in the UK for people diagnosed and living with MS. The trial is pioneering… Read more »

Research shows hot chocolate could help reduce fatigue

Source MS Society: We know around 90% of people with MS experience fatigue, which can severely impact their quality of life. Researchers at Oxford Brookes University looked at whether flavonoid-rich hot chocolate was able to provide a benefit to people with MS fatigue. 40 people took part in the trial – half drank a flavonoid-rich hot… Read more »

Bookings being taken for McTimoney

Our new therapy McTimoney Chiropractor Natalie started at the centre today (28/2/19).  Feedback is very positive with repeat bookings straight away.  If you would like an appointment Natalie is in weekly on Thursday mornings.

Brave The Shave Macmillan Fundraiser

Sue’s daughter is doing ‘brave the shave’ for McMillan, as her Granddad has cancer. Feel free to donate or share. Hello. My name’s Lucy. I’m 19 and I live in Oxfordshire. I hope any money I am able to raise will go towards helping people who have been diagnosed with cancer to get support and… Read more »

Continuous Use of Gilenya for Up to 3 Years Can Lead to 50% Drop in Annual Relapse Rates, Real-world Study Says

Source Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who began treatment with Gilenya (fingolimod) and stayed with it continuously showed a more than 50 percent reduction in annual relapse rates, a real-world study following these people for up to three years found. Results were reported in the study “Real-world durability of relapse rate reduction in patients with multiple… Read more »