Lower back pain can be acute or chronic, and can range from uncomfortable to disabling. Some people benefit from direct intervention, such as a deep tissue remedial massage, or an adjustment from a Chiropractor, or an Osteopath.Read More
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Natural Alternatives to Painkillers
The BBC has reported that the use of anti-inflammatory painkillers (NSAIDS) could lead to heart disease in the elderly, and potentially cause kidney damage in younger people.
Many of us need pain relief on a daily basis, with chronic pain and long term health issues, then of course we reach for the ibuprofen if we have injured ourselves, or come down with a cold. But if the risk of heart disease, kidney damage and other side effects related to NSAIDS is so high, is there a safer alternative that is still enough to ease pain?
Yes. Here at the Wellbeing Clinic, we are always looking for alternatives, so here are our top 3 suggestions for more natural pain relief from our personal experiences, and what our clients have told us over the last 20 years.Read More
Do fitness and wellbeing go hand in hand?
I spoke to Nick Dunn, 2 x AG world champion triathlete and business owner to find out.
When did you fall in love with triathlons?
I was on work experience at a gym and they had a spin class followed by a run then a swim class so I started doing those, and a few of the regulars did triathlon so I borrowed a bike off one of them and entered a novice race. I loved it straight away and went out and brought a bike. Two weeks later I got knocked off and had to wait 4 years until I did my next race- worth the wait though, and learnt a lot about my body and how to look after it since – that was 2005 – and I haven’t stopped training/racing since.Read More