Category Archives: Pain

Why back pain’s most likely to strike before lunchtime… and being tired when lifting or moving something triples the risk

Article in Daily Mail by Jenny Hope – Research shows we are most vulnerable to back pain from 7am to noon – Tiredness when moving or lifting triples the risk of putting your back out – Having sex or drinking … Continue reading

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Managing General Aches & Pains this Winter

Courtesy of the NHS and keepcalmthiswinter.org.uk Muscle and joint pain can occur anytime throughout the year, but in the cold and wet months of the winter you may find it harder to cope with. As we get older it is … Continue reading

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The herb of the month is……..Devil’s Claw!!!

     Is your back pain a pain in the neck? Or you tend to have general aches and pains in your joints? Fed up with taking painkillers an want to try something natural? You are at the right place! … Continue reading

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Why work really is a pain in the neck (and back) for one in four of us

Article in the Daily Mail – Quarter say work is responsible for backaches, sore necks and joint pain – One in six told survey that problems were caused by chair they use at work – And one in seven felt … Continue reading

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Spice up your life…..with Turmeric Xtra!!

Article in today’s Daily Mail by Angela Dowden Discover the health benefits of using your spice rack. This week: Turmeric for damping down inflammation. Turmeric’s antioxidising abilities make it a good preservative, and the main component, curcumin, also works as … Continue reading

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Herbs that can rub away the pain of creaky joints

Article in today’s Daily Mail. Scientists say run-on gels containing the herbs arnica and comfrey may ease the pain of arthritic joints. Researchers from Australia analysed a total of seven placebo-controlled studies which looked at rub-on joint relief products containing … Continue reading

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Free health checks could save lives, Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt said this week…..

Hundreds of lives could be saved in England with better provision and take-up of free health checks, the health secretary has said. Jeremy Hunt was highlighting the NHS Health Check programme, which is led by Public Health England (PHE). PHE … Continue reading

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