Important information for people with Long Term Health Conditions
Active Bucks against Covid-19
We are undefeatable – information and ideas about how to keep active with a long term condition
Arthritis Action – Practical steps to manage your condition at home during the Coronavirus outbreak. Also see below a series of useful and informative links to the Arthritis Action videos and directories:
British Heart Foundation Get Active Indoors – circuit training and yoga style exercises info
Chair Based Exercise Videos – a series of online chair based exercises developed with the aim of helping those with hip, knee or spinal Osteoarthritis to be more mobile and active.
Diabetes UK – diabetes and exercise information
Macmillan Move More Pack (to order) – including information, activity chart and DVD
Mental Health Directory – Many people living with a long-term health condition also experience mental health difficulties, such as stress or anxiety. To enable people to find the help and support they may need they have listed mental health organisations by county. Many of the NHS IAPT teams across the UK are listed as well as local Mind hubs and an array of other charitable organisations and services offering help and support to people experiencing mental health difficulties.
MS Society – Symptoms of multiple sclerosis can make it hard to exercise. The MS Society has created a range of exercises specifically designed for individuals with MS
NHS flexibility exercises Movement for those with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia – You can watch and follow the online videos offered by the Royal Osteoporosis Society
Pilates videos – for back pain, arthritis, and knee problems
If you are unsure about what physical activity is right for you, speak to a healthcare professional (ideally by telephone or online).