Jump for joy and health

Bouncing on trampolines is not just for kids! Research carried out by NASA shows that adults can really benefit from the health gains associated with doing exercises on a rebounder (mini trampoline). How does rebounding work? Back in the 1980s NASA was researching ways to help astronauts recover and regain bone and muscle mass after [...]


Get ‘Appy with Luck’s Yard

After months of development we're pleased to unveil the new Luck's Yard App for Apple and Android devices. We're extremely proud of the App as it gives you another extra convenient way to get more from Luck's Yard. You can use it to call us easily, book appointments, find out about any events we're running, [...]


Holiday health tips

We hope to come back from our annual holidays feeling relaxed and rested and ready to take on new challenges. But the reality is sometimes the opposite!   The stress of organising a holiday along with packing and getting to your destination is enough to cause tension in the neck and back and induce headaches. Long [...]


Happy feet

What to wear on our feet in the summer - alternatives to flip flops This is a very frequently asked question, as for most of us flip flops are difficult to walk in for any length of time due to them being so flat with no support. Here are some suggestions for suitable alternatives that [...]


Introducing hypnotherapy with Becky

Becky Hale, is our Hypnotherapist here at Luck’s Yard Clinic. Becky is a qualified Hypnotherapist with 7 years experience.  She trained for 2 years undertaking privately run ARK courses and obtained a Diploma in Hypnotherapy. Alongside Hypnotherapy she also offers Acupuncture, Cosmetic Acupuncture (facial revitalisation) and Tui Na (chinese remedial massage). She spent her 20’s working and [...]



Sadly we are losing our wonderful Acupuncturist, Susan George who as worked as part of the team for several years.   Susan is moving away and we wish her all the very best for her new life on the Isle of Wight. At the same time we are pleased to welcome Becky Hale who will be [...]


Becky Hale, Acupuncturist

Becky Hale LicAc, BSC (Hons), Dip Tui Na, MBAcC, DHP Traditional Chinese & Five Element Acupuncturist We are delighted to welcome Becky Hale, as our new Acupuncturist at Luck’s Yard Clinic. Becky is a qualified Acupuncturist with 9 years of experience. She trained at the renowned College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading having completed [...]


10th Anniversary party

On Saturday 10th June, The Luck’s Yard Team celebrated their 10th anniversary. The party was held at Secretts Pick Your Own Café, and all our patients who have supported us over the years since 2007 were invited to come and join us. We had nibbles, cakes and a glass of bubbly as well as a [...]


HPA Axis – Adrenal Fatigue – what’s going on?

What is HPA Axis Dysregulation? You may be familiar with the term “Adrenal Fatigue” and it probably conjures up images of a state of total physical and mental exhaustion as a result of exposure to high cortisol, one of our stress hormones.  However, the picture is a little more complicated and in this blog I [...]


Prebiotics for better sleep?

Many of my clients have been asking me about prebiotics and their role in improving sleep so I thought I would write some more on this subject as insomnia seems to be an increasing problem. Some of you will have seen the BBC programme where Michael Mosley explored insomnia and gave some ideas of what to [...]

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