Health

Managing joint pain with physiotherapy

Managing joint pain with physiotherapy

Many of us will suffer joint pain in later life. However a qualified physio can help in a variety of ways Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Henry Bourne, who works at BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital, is passionate about providing care tailored to each of his...

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Why aches and pains make life a misery

The devastating impact of joint pain is laid bare in a new survey Those aged 64 and over are more likely to suffer constant joint pain according to a new study commissioned by private health care provider BMI Healthcare. The research also found that  78 per cent of...

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Learn the trapeze and live the high life

Tired of Zumba and Pilates? It's never too late to run away to the circus or at least to a circus school to learn trapeze says high-flying ANNIE DAVIES My Aerial Home, School of Aerial Dance and Circus, welcomes beginners. And you don't have to be a daring young man...

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Diana Moran, 78, reveals her fitness secrets

    Still fit and fabulous at 78, age-defying fitness guru DIANA MORAN offers us her secrets to remaining healthy and happy in later life. "Pensioners now outnumber children for the first time in British history," she says. "Grey power is growing; and without the...

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Keep taking the steroids

ANNIE CONSTANTINOU writes hilariously and movingly about the side effects of being on steroids as she battles the 'C-Word' I have had thrust upon me a clarity of mind. Mostly owing to a strong daily dose of steroids and, I guess, with facing my own mortality. It feels...

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New care and companionship service

New low cost care and companionship service launched across the UK Great Minders is the brainchild of the directors behind one of the UK’s most successful childcare agencies Like Minders. Great Minders connects people with local carers for general support and...

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