Arthritis

Arthritis Arthritis is a very common condition which generally results in warmth, swelling, stiffness and inflammation of the joints. There are several types, the two most common being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis is degeneration of the cartilage between the joint surfaces that eventually results in the bony surfaces rubbing together causing inflammation, pain and […]

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Osteoporosis, Osteopathy and You

Osteopaths, specialised to spot osteoporosis! Osteoporosis is a common condition where bones lose their strength, becoming more likely to break following minor bumps or fall. Bone strength is determined by its density; this is how closely knit the bone tissue is. If there is loss of density (more space between the bone tissue) the bone becomes […]

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Vitamin D

It’s vitamin D awareness week! So make the most of the last few rays of the summer sunshine and give yourself a top up! Vitamin D is vital in maintaining calcium and phosphate levels in the body for healthy bones and teeth and plays a big role in bone growth and repair. It also helps […]

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