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Healthcare on the Costa del Sol - Episode 11 - Hearing Changes

Podcast Episode 11 – Hearing changes

This week is the last episode of Season 1 of Healthcare on the Costa del Sol! Whew, it’s been a huge learning curve over the last 6 months and we have had such fabulous feedback from our lovely listeners.  We are taking the rest of the summer off to regroup, rethink and will be back in the Autumn with new ideas, new voices and some interesting new ideas.  Now back…

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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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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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Estelle and the Bodyworks are going to the Over 50’s Expo!

And, just like us, the Over 50’s Expo has moved to a bigger, better location in Fuengirola! I have to admit that this is one of my favourite weekends of the year. I get let out of my “box” and get to talk to so many people! Find out what everyone is thinking, say hello to people without them being in pain . . . wonderful fun! And this year…

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New Clinic for Bodyworks

New home for Bodyworks!

We are on the move!!! After 13 years Bodyworks has outgrown our wonderful green home in Cancelada and we are moving to new premises in San Pedro de Alcantara! We will, of course, maintain our current excellent clinical standards and treatments but the new location means we can offer even more! Audiology Centre of Excellence Peter Ormrod, our audiologist, has worked with us for some years now, but designing a new location…

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The Alphabet for Over 50's

The Over 50’s Alphabet

A friend of mine recently reached a significant birthday and this song was composed by a fabulously creative couple in her honour. It made me laugh so much that I asked for permission to share it here with you! A’s for Arthritis B’s the bad back C’s the chest pains, perhaps cardiac? D is for dental decay and decline E is for eyesight, can’t read that top line! F is…

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Vertigo and physical therapy

Vertigo – the dizzy side of neck pain

Your neck is a pretty critical part of the body – it is, after all, the main connection between your brain and every other part of you. As I’ve explained before neck pain can be a big part of Migraines and other Headaches TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder) Tinnitus Carpal Tunnel Tennis or Golfers Elbow As well as a host of other symptoms. But it can also play a large part…

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tinnitus and chronic pain are related and solveable

Tinnitus and Chronic Pain

I am privileged to work with an amazing audiologist, Peter Ormrod, who specialises in treating tinnitus. Interestingly one of the first things we spoke about when he came to work with us was tinnitus treatment. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is when you can hear a sound that doesn’t have an outside source. The perception of this sound varies, some describe a high pitched whistle, others a buzzing, or even the…

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