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Bodyworks Open Day -Trusted Health Network

Bodyworks Open Day – Trusted Health Network

Well the end of summer seems to have arrived! I’m sure I blinked and missed the summer entirely. But with the new school term and cooler weather arriving it always feels like the time for fresh beginnings here on the coast. Many people are deciding to tackle things that might have got ignored during the hot, busy, chaos of summer. Like niggly health worries. Who to trust For many of…

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Neck Manipulation and stroke risk

Health Warning – Neck Manipulation and Stroke Risk

One of the most important things I do in the initial consultation is take a full and detailed medical history. Which means finding out everything that has happened to people over the course of their lives and the treatment they’ve received. I’ll be honest, this can be an emotional process for me let alone my patient recounting it. Sometimes these histories can leave me hooting with laughter but quite a…

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Hearing Aid Maintenance in the Summer on the Costa del Sol

Summer Hearing Aid Maintenance Tips

With Peter away for 2 weeks (who said he was allowed holidays?!) he thought he should leave some advice for maintaining your hearing aids in his absence! Hot and Sweaty Summer on the coast means one thing – HEAT! And for most of us that leaves us a bit hot and sweaty. Your own sweat can increase the condensation within the hearing aid itself – basically causing water to get…

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Welcome to Acupuncture Evening

Welcome to Acupuncture

Our lovely new Acupuncturist Rebecca is starting our new series of presentations and talks on health and wellness. Starting with her specialist subject – Acupuncture and how it can help and support your entire body to relieve pain. Acupuncture – Therapy for your nervous system Wednesday 4 July 17.00 – 20.00 This evening will focus on: Chronic Pain Long term conditions “Bucket Diagnoses” – those lovely, complicated medical diagnoses which seem to stop…

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7 tips to help when back pain hits

Back Pain Treatment – you’re doing it wrong!

One of the best and worst things about modern medicine is that it moves so FAST! The “best” treatment a year ago can, in the light of new research, become not just outmoded but dangerous. We are learning all the time. The science of treating back pain A recent series of papers published in The Lancet has caused quite a stir in the medical profession as it basically demonstrated that…

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Taking care of your feet!

6 Step Workout for Strong, Stable Feet

As recommended by the College of Podiatry in the UK here is a 6 Step Work Out to keep your feet strong and stable. Like I’ve said before – a strong foundation means everything above it works better. You walk better, taller, slimmer and more stable. So take off your socks, wriggle your toes and let’s go! 1. Towel Grabbing Sit on a chair and put a (old!) towel on…

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Learning about the importance of MOVEMENT

Strengthen your Core or your foundation?

Having a strong “core” has been the mantra for many physios, pilates teachers, yoga teachers, fitness experts for quite a few years now. But what if the key to better posture and less injuries was a bit lower? Good Foundations I read a fantastic article from Matt Fitzpatrick , a consultant podiatrist at the College of Podiatry discussing his belief that if you strengthen and exercise your feet you will reduce…

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Hearing Aids keep you out of hospital

Hearing aids keep you out of hospital?

I love working with passionate people – I learn so much! And Peter, our audiologist is really passionate about what he does. Obviously I come at things from a physical, muscloskeletal point of view (would be in the wrong profession if I didn’t right?) but it is fascinating to see things from his point of view as hearing is one of our key senses. So what happens when one of…

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Starting off on the right foot – the Initial Consultation

I have always believed that getting better is a two way process – my job is to guide and educate rather than just “do to” you. If you understand what’s happening within your own body, why you feel the way you do and react the way you do, then you understand why I make the recommendations that I do. And you make an educated decision about how to proceed. Either…

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Treatment Packages

At Bodyworks our aim is to get you back to your life in the quickest, most effective way possible. With that in mind, over the last decade or so we have found that there are certain combinations of treatments that get consistent results for most people. To try and make this as clear as possible for you we have outlined them below. This way you know what to expect of…

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