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What to do in the first 24 hours when low back pain strikes

What to do in the first 24 hours when low back pain strikes

One of the most common reasons patients get referred to me for physiotherapy is low back pain… perhaps unsurprising given that the condition affects over 80 per cent of the population at least [...]

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5 Simple dietary changes to boost your heart health

5 Simple dietary changes to boost your heart health

You can help support your heart health by making a few simple dietary changes and, in some cases, doing this can even reverse the narrowing of arteries — one of the main causes of heart disease [...]

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CoQ10 can help relieve statin-related muscle pain

CoQ10 can help relieve statin-related muscle pain

Maybe it wasn’t the same for you, but I remember a time when getting a high cholesterol reading was quite a shock. My Aunt Betty for instance, came to visit us once with what she called “very bad [...]

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10 tips to get the most out of your doctor’s visit

10 tips to get the most out of your doctor’s visit

I don’t know about you, but for me, going to the doctor feels a bit like a task. It’s not that I don’t like my doctor, but sometimes I feel that the little bit of time I get to discuss my health [...]

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Is watercress the latest superfood powerhouse?

Is watercress the latest superfood powerhouse?

Watercress — long known as a superfood — scored a perfect 100, followed by Chinese cabbage (91.99), chard (89.27), beet greens (87.08), spinach (86.43) and chicory (73.36).

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A Physio’s guide to preventing medical appointment re-referrals

A Physio’s guide to preventing medical appointment re-referrals

Musculoskeletal problems are one of the most common reasons why patients see their doctor, accounting for 1 in 5 GP visits. According to an Office for National Statistics report, they were [...]

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Protect your liver to protect your health

Protect your liver to protect your health

Even for somebody like me who has a very positive outlook on life, it's not always possible to ignore news headlines that keep telling us that disease is on the rise. Yes, it’s true that many of [...]

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Two simple ways to curb a hangover

Two simple ways to curb a hangover

Back in the days when I was student, after a heavy night out, my father always teased saying: “The best way to cure a hangover is to drink in moderation.”

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