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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Living well – Looking after yourself as you get older

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A time for reflection

Living well should be a top priority in our lives. We all know that.

But as we come to the end of the longest and hottest summer we can remember for many a year, it is a time to reflect.

As the evenings begin to darken, and autumn inevitably approaches, how well are we really looking after our health?

A report out this week suggests we can expect fewer years of good health as we get older. Our current lifestyles are working against us, and ‘the proportion of life spent in poor health’ has increased.

So what small measures can we take to improve the autumn of our own lives?

Living well

Living well

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Repetitive strain injury – what you need to know

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A sneaky sort of injury

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is an unusual injury in that it is one that can creep up on you.

Most injuries we can avoid because we are aware of their danger and we take the necessary steps to avoid them.

But with RSI it is something we are not mindful of until it starts to niggle at us. Even then, many people ignore the symptoms for far too long.

We take a closer look at what you need to look out for.

Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury

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A healthy spine – Tips on keeping your spine in good condition

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All about the spine

A healthy spine makes everyday life easier and more pleasant.

Often we only realise this when things start going wrong and we end up in real discomfort.

But it pays to be pro-active and guard against problems before they happen.

After all, the spine doesn’t just support your body in terms of posture, it also houses the spinal cord that sends and receives messages to the brain.

To function properly you need to maintain optimal health for your spine.

And there are many ways to do it. Here are some of our top tips.

Healthy Spine

Healthy Spine

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