Back Pain - How to support yourself

Back Pain - How to support yourself

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. 

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Natural Alternatives to Painkillers

Natural Alternatives to Painkillers

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.

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Fitness and Wellbeing a Q&A with Triathlete Nick Dunn

Fitness and Wellbeing a Q&A with Triathlete Nick Dunn

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.

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