Two Stallcombe House residents receive gifts from Santa

Generous Exmouth companies donate prizes for Christmas charity raffle

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Fourteen Exmouth companies have joined us in offering generous prizes totalling over £350 for our annual raffle in aid of our adopted charity in the run-up to Christmas. The raffle is raising funds for Stallcombe House, a residential community for adults with learning disabilities. The prizes are: Exmouth Cycles: Family Voucher (£50) McAusland Optometrists: Voucher (£50) Hands-on Health: […]

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I’ve got me back!

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We love it when our patients tell us that Hands-on Health has changed their lives.  This is Theresa’s story: I moved down to Devon last July having retired, but my health was poor, and I have fibromyalgia. I couldn’t move my neck and shoulder and had to twist when driving. The pain had also impacted […]

Christmas Cracker massage poster

Join in the fun at Exmouth’s Christmas Cracker

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Hands-on Health will again be fundraising alongside its adopted charity, Stallcombe House, the residential community for adults with learning disabilities at Woodbury when the medieval-themed Christmas Cracker event hits Exmouth on Saturday, 1 December. A wealth of art and craft items produced by the Stallcombe residents, as well as Stallcombe’s eggs and other farm produce, will […]

A family walking with rucksacks on their backs

Seasonal back pain?

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Summer. The weather’s relatively warm, the evenings are long and it’s time for holidays, gardening, games on the beach, picnics and having fun with the kids. You were planning on spending less time hunched over a computer, slouched in front of the TV, tensed-up in traffic and stressed-out at the supermarket. So why have you […]

Exmouth's mayor, Sandy Sutton, tries out seated massage from Albie McMahon. Nutritionist Lesley Harper looks on.

What a team!

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We had ‘a bit of a do’ last Monday. Our official opening, complete with ribbon cutting (yes, of course it was a green ribbon) by Exmouth’s Mayor, Sandy Sutton, was attended by over 60 guests who enjoyed local food and drink, watched demonstrations by our team of local therapists and teachers and met some of […]

The Hands-on Health team

Ethical and environmental responsibilities

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As a new eco-friendly business in Exmouth, we take our ethical and environmental responsibilities very seriously . Hands-on Health has been built, decorated and furnished with the principles of ‘local natural, and ethical’ in mind. When it came to ordering the branded organic cotton polo shirts worn by all members of the team,we went to […]

Ben Chapple (right) - the first patient at Hands-on Health - with Albie McMahon (left) and Samantha Shanks

Teamwork and community – a taste of things to come?

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Today Hands-on Health has opened its doors for the first time, and we all have great plans and ideas for it … not least because we’ve just had an inspiring three days exhibiting in the Exmouth enclosure at the Devon County Show. Inspiring – not because lots of visitors stopped to talk to the team […]

It’s time to be extraordinary

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I’m ordinary. I’ve had the ordinary amount of incidents and accidents, aches and pains, stresses and strains in my life, and from time to time, I’ve had professional therapists and teachers help me to sort out my health and fitness. But if I were an Olympic athlete, a multi-million pound footballer, or an elite runner, […]