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Osteopathy and COPD

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the name given to a group of lung conditions where it is difficult to breathe air out of the lungs. These conditions include Bronchitis and Emphysema. In the UK there are 1.3 million people with a diagnosis of COPD. Patients with COPD are usually aged 35 years of over …

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Top Tips for Safe Garden Watering

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There is nothing nicer than growing and then harvesting and eating your own vegetables. Ongoing beautiful weather can easily lead to a hosepipe ban. If this happens, how should you be taking care of your body and keeping your plants and flowers alive? Here are our top tips for watering safely, looking after your garden …

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Issues for Breastfeeding Mums

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Did you have upper back and neck pain during pregnancy? Have you noticed it more after the birth of your baby? Do you find some feeding (bottle or breastfeeding) positions uncomfortable? This may mean that you struggle to get comfy, or to stay in a position to feed. This may cause your baby to be …

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Baby Issues When Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding is considered the most natural thing in the world. As a mum you are providing a key food source including vitamins, nutrients and immunity to give your baby the best start in life. It is a special time to bond with your baby, convenient and at no additional cost. Breastfeeding is a skill that …

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Do you suffer with Knee Pain?

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Does your knee pain stop you from going shopping? Is your discomfort making it difficult to meet with friends? Does your knee pain prevent you from taking the dog for a walk? Whilst we mostly treat knee pain in older adults (over 55 years old), it affects all age groups. There are many different causes, …

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The Importance of Care Before and After Your Operation

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Do you or someone you know have an injury that requires surgery? Have you been told that you need a replacement hip or knee? Have you had an accident that involved you breaking or rupturing something, then having to wear a splint for 4-8 weeks? Are you on crutches after spraining an ankle or damaging …

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A Story Of Persistence To Be Pain-Free

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“A year ago, four of us undertook the coast-to-coast hiking challenge across the breadth of England. It involved a 191-mile trek with several peaks to climb … and stunning scenery along the way,” says Judy of Warboys in Cambridgeshire. “Unfortunately, I twisted my ankle on uneven ground just two days into the walk. I had …

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Three Ways To Feel Fabulous This Summer

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Summer is officially on its way. How are you feeling? This is the time of year when our bodies and minds are starting to wake from our deep winter slumber. As we shed our winter cocoons and start to do more again, we may feel sluggish. It’s important to nourish our bodies with everything that …

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Do You Think About Your Food?

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We all love food and eating. You’ve probably heard the saying: “You are what you eat.” You possibly know that we should be eating five pieces of fruit and vegetables daily, but have you thought about why you need food? Simply put, the food you eat needs to provide you with all the building blocks …

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Love Friends And Family

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Friends and family and the social connections that we make with them are essential for our health. I think most of us have been impacted during our lives, especially during the pandemic lockdowns when we couldn’t visit our friends and family in person. So why are they important? Physical health: Good friendships can decrease your …

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