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  • The Importance of Stretching

    For specific stretches please give us a call to make an appointment with one of our chartered physiotherapists – Fleet Street 020 7404 0023 or Baldock 01462 893586. General Stretches: The benefits of stretching include reduced muscle soreness after exercising and even better performance. Do not bounce – it risks pulling or tearing the muscle […]

  • Are You Suffering From Depression?

    ‘Depression’ is often used to describe when someone is feeling ‘low’, ‘miserable’, ‘in a mood’, or having ‘got out of bed on the wrong side’. However, doctors use the word in two different ways. They can use it to describe the symptom of a ‘low mood’, or to refer to a specific illness, ie a […]

  • Help for Hayfever

    Well, the hayfever season seems to be with us already. The warmer months of spring and summer mean that we can start enjoying more of our favourite outdoor activities. Whether it’s strolling through the woods, cycling along the riverbanks, taking the dog for a walk, playing cricket out in the fields, or simply relaxing in […]

  • The Importance of Cleansing the Bowel

    According to Mayo Clinic research, all shades of brown and even green are considered normal stool colours and the foods you eat can affect the colour of your stool. For example, beetroot, tomato juice, blueberries, and green leafy vegetables can affect your stool colour. However, a distinct change in stool colour can be a warning […]

  • A Simple Way to Combat Colon Cancer

    A new study reveals that consistent exercise is linked to a lower risk of dying from colon cancer. It is a US study from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis and is one of the first to show that exercise can make colon cancer less deadly. The researchers followed […]

  • Yes or No to Statins

    The pharmaceutical companies are trying to get everyone on statins as a precaution against heart problems. However is this really the way to go? They obviously don’t mention the appalling side effects including kidney failure, heart failure, motor neurone disease and even cancer? Well why would they, no-one would even consider taking them. Yes, statins […]

  • A Recipe for Vitamin D

    We all know that sunshine is the best way of getting your vitamin D, however sunshine isn’t always enough, as they found in a study from the city of Calgary, one of the sunniest places in Canada, and almost every person measured had a vitamin D deficiency. 97 percent of them! In Australia, one of […]

  • Liver and Intestine Clean Up

    Christmas is over and the new year has begun.  How are those new year resolutions?   Have they gone by the board yet, or are they beginning to become more difficult to stick to?   The over indulgences are regrets and the task to ‘get fit’ looks like an uphill climb again!   Well let us help you […]