Your Health

In today’s society where there are ever increasing demands placed upon our time, in for example pursuing a career, caring for our children and loved ones and taking care of domestic tasks and finances, it is often difficult to find the time to concentrate on ourselves and our own health.

It is often only when our health suffers, our body begins to send out alarm signals and we are made to slow down that we truly begin to focus on ourselves. However, by making sometime for yourself every day to eat healthily, exercise and focus on your inner wellbeing, you will ultimately reduce your risk of developing a serious illness in later life. Not only will this benefit your health long term, but by spending time on you, it will ensure that you will continue to be there for those that love you for years and years to come.

Osteopaths aim to create the optimal environment for the health of their patients, by providing education and advice, exercises and manual therapy. The following articles below, written by osteopaths provide advice, guidance and tips on how you too can live a healthier life.

 

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Active 10

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! Did you know that just ten minutes of brisk walking a day can make a big difference to your health? Find out more and…

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If you don’t snooze, you lose

Everyone knows the feeling after a bad night’s sleep, from irritability to unproductivity, but longer lasting sleep disruption can have a much more significant effect on both our mental wellbeing and our physical health. Discover more in the article below and how you can make changes to your sleep routine for the better.

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Ouch! What to do when you sustain an injury

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. Read our top tips here.

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Back Pain and Children

Like adults, children can suffer from back pain as a result of a variety of lifestyle activities. Read more about the possible causes of back pain in children in this interesting article and what you can do to help.

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Why women should do weights

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. Read more about why women should do weights in this intriguing article.

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Persistent Pain

Persistent pain is very common and effects over 14 million people in the UK alone.It often does not respond to conventional medical interventions and needs a different kind of approach. Read more about persistent pain in the article below.

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How to get the most out of your New Year’s resolution

We all tend to over indulge a little at Christmas and doing a little more exercise is a common New Year’s resolution. But how do you get the most out of your gym routine and how much exercise should you do to stay healthy? Find out more in the article below.

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