Investing in your joints and musculoskeletal health throughout your life is so important. Making a change now could pay dividends in the future - and we're here to help you do it. You can now browse new, exclusive content dedicated to joint health on My Fire Fighters Charity (MyFFC), our new wellbeing and social portal. All the details are below.
Director of Beneficiary Services, Sharon Bailey, introduces our latest health awareness programme, explains why joint and musculoskeletal (MSK) health is so important throughout your life and reveals a little of what we'll be covering over the coming weeks.
Whether you're new to the service or newly retired, our programme will offer you tips, advice and tools to help you avoid, overcome or live more comfortably with some of the most common issues that affect the fire services community.
Explore exclusive content on MyFFC
My Fire FIghters Charity is the only place you'll find our exclusive #HealthyJoints content. Created by our expert practitioner teams, we'll post articles with expert advice, videos and exercise tutorials, photos, real-life stories and so much more. You'll also be able to join in the discussion, take part in surveys, download recipes, share ideas, join our dedicated Healthy Joints Group and meet others from across the UK.
Register, log on or download the app now to keep up to date with all of it, as well as joining groups and sharing your own ideas, thoughts and experiences with others in the fire services community.
We have filmed a series of six tutorials for you to try at home, packed full of exercises specifically designed to strengthen your joints and overall musculoskeletal health.
We'll be bringing you a new one every two weeks, so make sure you register for MyFFC to keep up with all of the latest ones and let us know how you get on.
Follow #HealthyJoints on MyFFC
You can keep up with all the latest updates, content and videos in our joints campaign by searching for #HealthyJoints in MyFFC and following the topic. Anything new will then appear in your homepage feed and you'll be updated when anything is added.
The Fire Fighters Charity offers specialist, lifelong support for members of the UK fire services community. If you're struggling with your physical, mental or social wellbeing, we may be able to help you. Either click below or visit MyFFC and head to the 'Access Support' tab, which makes getting support easier and faster than ever.