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Why women should do weights

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Osteoporosis is a condition that makes bones more brittle and prone to fracture. Although osteoporosis can effect men and younger people, post-menopausal women are most at risk. One of the best ways to help maintain healthy bones is to exercise regularly – which encourages the bones to absorb calcium and other mineral salts that keep

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Ouch! What to do when you sustain an injury

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Sprains and strains Sprains and strains to muscles and joints happen to all of us and for most they are a painful, but temporary reminder to be a little more careful. Prompt action can help your body to heal faster and may prevent further injury or prolonged pain. Strained or ‘pulled’ muscles often happen when we

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Postural Problems

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Postural Problems Few of us are likely to conclude that we have perfect posture. Most of us probably spend too much time slumped at our laptop, staring at a screen at work or stand slouched, as it ‘feels more comfortable’. Modern Technology doesn’t help In today’s modern technological world, we have become more sedentary, we

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Persistent Pain

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Persistent Pain We all feel pain from time to time. When someone injures themselves, specific nerves recognise this as pain, which in turn triggers the body’s repair mechanism. As the problem resolves, the pain tends to improve and usually disappears within 3-6 months. This type of pain could be argued to be beneficial: if it

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Back Pain and Children

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Like adults, children can suffer from back pain as a result of a variety of lifestyle activities.  And like adults, there are number of things that parents and carers can do to prevent issues arising. If your child does complain of back pain, it is important to seek advice from a qualified professional, such as an

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Active 10

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

We all know how important it is to be active. The good news is that you don’t have to go to the gym or start expensive fitness programmes, walking counts too! Just ten minutes of brisk walking every day can get your heart pumping and can make you feel more energetic, as well as lowering

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