Feb, 2018

Reduce Your Risk Of Stroke

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Stroke  Unfortunately, many of you will have either directly, or indirectly been affected by a stroke. Whether that's a family member, friend, colleague, or even yourself. A stroke happens when the blood flow to the brain is restricted, usually by a blood clot or in some cases by a bleed. Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke, affecting both the individual and people close to them. Not all strokes can be…



Jan, 2018

The Easiest Way To Invest In Your Health

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We all know we should get active but find out why walking works... This week I attended a course to become a walk leader for the ‘ walking for health scheme’ supported my  Macmillian and Active Devon.  The below statistics are taken from the walking for health 'walking works article which can be found here.. Inactivity accounts for 17% of early deaths i the UK. Physical inactivity cause a huge…



Jul, 2016

Shoulder injures in rugby players

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Shoulder injures in rugby players   If you play rugby then you’ll be no stranger to injuries. Whether you’re playing for a local team or are supported by the TASS or England programs you will understand that to be the best you are always pushing forward. Being the best means training smart and not always hard.   This post is for people who want to learn more about injury and…



Apr, 2015

Is physiotherapy, chiropractic or osteopathy treatment best for back pain?

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Is physiotherapy, chiropractic or osteopathy treatment best for back pain? This is a question we get asked daily. Different therapists have different attitudes and values and we all work in slightly different ways. As physiotherapists a large proportion of our work is specifically treating back pain. Nicole has experience in working post op with patients as well as day to day back pain which may also include leg symptoms. We are…