25 06, 2020

Care Providers

By |2020-06-29T11:29:14+00:00June 25th, 2020|

Assistive Kinetics, Powered By Shapemaster Assistive Kinetics is a range of power assisted exercise equipment designed and manufactured in the UK by Shapemaster,  for people living with limited mobility, older adults and for those managing long term conditions including multiple sclerosis, stroke, fibromyalgia, diabetes and arthritis. Unlike conventional exercise equipment, the Assistive [...]

17 06, 2020

New Report Demonstrates Strong Social Engagement For Older Adults Using Shapemaster

By |2020-06-17T09:12:41+00:00June 17th, 2020|Care Provider, Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

There are nine million lonely people in the UK and four million of them are older people. Many older people find constant loneliness hardest to overcome. They lack the friendship and support we all need. As we spotlight the issue via #LonelinessAwarenessWeek, it is evident that the last 12 weeks will have impacted on [...]

15 06, 2020

Assistive Kinetics

By |2020-06-23T11:38:50+00:00June 15th, 2020|

Assistive Kinetics, Powered By Shapemaster Assistive Kinetics is a range of power assisted exercise equipment designed and manufactured in the UK by Shapemaster, which has been specially designed for people living with limited mobility, older adults and for those managing long term conditions including multiple sclerosis, stroke, fibromyalgia, diabetes and arthritis. Unlike conventional [...]

21 10, 2019

Physical Activity a Key Focus at MS Society Lancaster, Morecambe & District Group Conference

By |2019-10-31T16:53:11+00:00October 21st, 2019|Rehabilitation|

The importance of physical activity for those living with MS was a key message at the MS Society- Lancaster, Morecambe and District Group conference which took place on 19th October. The conference which focussed on ‘Symptom Management’ attracted both health care professionals and those living with Multiple Sclerosis. Guest speakers included Dr Susan Kohlhaas, Director [...]

1 10, 2019

Shapemaster Members Across UK Celebrate National Fitness Day

By |2019-10-31T16:55:59+00:00October 1st, 2019|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

Shapemaster members from centres across the UK have proudly taken part in the #Fitness2Me campaign in celebration of ‘National Fitness Day’. The campaign which encouraged people to take a photo or video of themselves describing what fitness means to them generated huge interest across social media network ‘Twitter’, so much so that #NationalFitnessDay was trending [...]

18 09, 2019

Shapemaster Introduce New Branding to Mark 30 Years of Trading

By |2019-10-31T16:59:58+00:00September 18th, 2019|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

To mark 30 years of trading, Shapemaster have refreshed its hierarchy brand to adopt a more contemporary look and feel. Alongside the brand refresh, we have also revamped our website for optimised user engagement and customer journey. In addition to this, we have strengthened our team by harnessing  talent from Alliance Leisure and TA6 to [...]

7 02, 2019

Training on Long Term Health Conditions Gets the Thumbs Up from Shapemaster Customers

By |2020-01-29T13:30:51+00:00February 7th, 2019|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

Over the last two years Shapemaster have invested heavily in refining and delivering a comprehensive and modular training programme to support the needs of all our customers. Having surveyed end users across a number of sites within the UK it was determined that 82% of those using Shapemaster equipment presented with a long term health [...]

6 02, 2019

A Guide to Power Assisted Exercise for People Living with Fibromyalgia

By |2020-01-29T13:16:35+00:00February 6th, 2019|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

Rachel Young is a Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist and Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. Rachel has developed a specialist interest in exercise and physical activity for people with complex, long term conditions. She is passionate about the integration of effective exercise prescription within healthcare and played a key role in embedding fitness industry qualification within [...]

22 01, 2019

Valley Leisure to Launch Second Innovative Therapy Centre in Sheffield

By |2020-03-02T15:10:44+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Leisure, Rehabilitation, Uncategorized|

Valley Leisure LTD have announced that they will be launching their second ‘I Can Therapy Centre’ site within just fourteen months of opening their first site in Andover, Hampshire. The ‘I Can Therapy Centre’ which encourages exercise participation in older adults and supports the rehabilitation needs of those living with long term health conditions will [...]

1 12, 2017

Innovative New Therapy Centre Opens in Andover

By |2020-01-29T13:23:14+00:00December 1st, 2017|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

An innovative new therapy centre designed to encourage exercise participation in older adults and to support the rehabilitation needs of those living with long term health conditions has opened in Andover. Operated by Valley Leisure, the new ‘I Can Therapy Centre’ boasts ten specially adapted power assisted exercise machines from UK Manufacturer, Shapemaster, as well [...]