BackCare Hull and East Riding

The Branch, formed in 1995 is a self-help group run by members for members.  We offer a range of services and activities including:

 

Meetings

Held at Centre 88, Saner St.(opposite East Yorkshire garage on Anlaby Rd. near the flyover), Hull HU3 2TR on the first Tuesday of the month at 1.30 pm. Visiting speakers, information and social activities. Occasionally outside events are arranged instead of the meeting.

 

‘Try Before you Buy’

 We have a wide selection of aids for pain relief and equipment, which can be tried out at our monthly meetings. We also have a library of books and DVDs on back pain, exercise and related subjects.

 

Loan service

 Branch or National members may borrow these items for a month to try at home or in your car.

 

Walk Back to Health Walks in the countryside around Hull. The group is friendly and new members are made very welcome. Information given at meetings, by phone or email.

 

Easy Line Dancing

Held at 37th Avenue Community Centre, 9.45am on the third Thursday monthly.  Come along to dance or just to watch and have a cup of tea. For further information contact Joy.

 

Newsletter and Social activities

The Branch newsletter keeps you up-to-date with our activities.

Social activities include a Petanque tournament, Christmas lunch, social afternoon etc.

 

 

Alternative Aquatics

Gentle therapeutic exercise to music in hydrotherapy pool.  An opportunity for exercise and relax.  After warming up, members do mobility, stretching and body toning exercises. Also an opportunity to try Ai Chi.

 

Membership

National or Branch Membership is open to anyone.

Some activities are restricted to members only. Branch membership cost £5 per year.

 

Contacts

General information

Veronica Slee  01482 328973

 

Walking group

Beryl Kelsey   01482 353547

kelsey59@kelsey59.karoo.co.uk

 

Aquatics

Karen  01482 807072

 

Line Dancing

Joy Collins Reed  01482 852948

kitbag2@kitbag2.karoo.co.uk

 

Web sites

National site www.backpain.org

www.alternativeaquatics.org.uk

 

 

 

 

 

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