England Legend backs Don’t Quit it, Do it campaign

With football fever at its peak and the home nations doing brilliantly in Euro 2016, there has never been a better time for people to get involved in Football. Unfortunately, for someone living with disability, this may not be as easy as digging out a ball from the shed and blowing the cobwebs off the [...]

Advanced Course In Barcelona.

Lynne recently taught an Advanced course in Barcelona. This is the second time she taught there and it was a very enjoyable course with four members of the Spanish tutors association attending the course including Elena who has just finished her time working at MNC. Lynne was assisted by Monica Junquero who has also had [...]

Steve’s Coast-to-Coast Cycle ride

Steve Bowker, a patient here at MNC, has today started his Coast-to-Coast cycle ride to raise money and awareness for the stroke association. Steve suffered a stroke in 2014, which left him unable to actively participate in his passions of fell running, climbing and cycling. Since his stroke, Steve has worked incredibly hard to regain [...]

Why Parkinson’s Disease won’t stop me rowing across the pacific

If you are in need of a little inspiration, look no further than Alex Flynn... Alex has been living with Parkinson's disease since 2008, when he was diagnosed at only 36 years old, something that most of us would struggle to comprehend. Before his diagnosis, Alex was no stranger to grueling endurance events, but since [...]

A Different Brain

A new documentary - A Different Brain from Louis Theroux is to be aired Sunday 15th May at 9pm on BBC2, and looks at the life changing effects of brain injuries and how people and their families come to terms with this.   The documentary will look at the extensive rehabilitation process by a range [...]

Future of Physiotherapy Summit

On 9th March 2016 Rachel and Lynne attended the Future of Physiotherapy Summit at the University of Salford.  The conference examined the challenges presented by current changes in health care commissioning and the demands of an aging population. Many of the speakers highlighted the opportunities this presents physiotherapists to find new ways of working and to use their unique skills [...]

MS Awareness Week.

The Multiple Sclerosis Trust Awareness week will run from the 25th April to the 1st of May. In this week their goal is to develop ways of helping MS teams deliver a fairer future and ensure a more consistent specialist care for all those affected by MS.   It is widely known the difficulties faced [...]

Use your head at MNC!

The MNC staff have got involved with the "Use your Head" campaign, which is part of the Parkinson's Awareness Week organised Parkinson's UK. The campaign involved wearing funny, smart or silly headwear in work or school for one day to raise awareness of Parkinson's in the United Kingdom. Despite a number of modelling contracts being offered, Rachel, Elena, Sarah [...]

Parkinson’s Awareness Week, 18-24th April

This week is Parkinson's awareness week, a campaign launched by Parkinson's UK to increase the awareness of Parkinson's disease in the United Kingdom and helping to get people diagnosed with Parkinson's and their families the right support and advice that can make a big difference to their lives. Parkinson's UK have given us three really [...]

Reducing Falls in MS.

Rehabilitation is key to helping reduce the risk and prevention of falls. If you or a family member have balance and walking difficulties due to a neurological condition such as MS, why not contact MNC and see what our experienced physiotherapists can do. Reducing Falls in MS