Hear from our customers
Our members inspire us every day. Here is a selection of stories from our customers about how the Wellness Hub is supporting them to lead a healthier, more active and enjoyable life. If you have a story to share to help inspire others, please do get in touch.
Dirk - "Prolonging Parkinson's Progress"
A year after being diagnosed with Parkinson's, Dirk was referred by his Parkinson's nurse to the Wellness Hub. He has seen an improvement in his posture and agility and is prolonging the progress of Parkinson's symptoms.
Peggy - Regaining movement
Peggy had a stroke and the Wellness Hub is helping her regain movement in her left side.
Tracey - Fibromyalgia
Tracey suffers from Fibromyalgia and she's an undisputed fighter. Her GP referred her to the Wellness Hub at Grimsby Health & Wellbeing Centre. It's helping with her mobility and confidence. The low-impact nature of the Shapemaster power-assisted equipment means the workout is gentle but also incredibly effective. Well done Tracey and thank you for inspiring others.
Ron - Multiple Sclerosis
Ron is a regular Wellness Hub customer and uses the power-assisted equipment to help manage his symptoms.
Hear about how the equipment, fellow members and Lincs Inspire's colleagues encourage him to maintain his exercise.
Stewart - Autism Acceptance Week
"A home from home"
Stewart can find it difficult interpreting non-verbal communication, such as facial expressions and social cues, due to Asperger's Syndrome, which is a form of Autism. His weekly exercise in the Wellness Hub has provided fitness, friendship and laughter.
Michelle - Degenerative disc
Nancy - Active Ageing
Nancy shares her experiences of how much younger she feels after keeping fit and healthy at the Wellness Hub.
Lesley - Alcohol addiction
Lesley's battle with alcohol addiction left her unable to walk. In her story she talks about how much stronger she feels as a result of coming to the leisure centre, and as important, her mental strength.
Exercise is medicine
Four Wellness Hub customers talk about how the facility is helping them with various health conditions:
- Pre and post-operative joint replacement
- Alcohol Recovery
- Rheumatoid arthritis