Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

February 2019

Quadratum Lumborum

With Tim Wright - Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

Lower back pain is often diagnosed at the GP’s surgery as non specific lower back pain. It’s called non-specific as the cause is often tricky to track down. One muscle that can quite often get involved in lower back is

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Winter 2018

FLU

With Bay Cluster Network

Dr Lamah El-Sharkawi is a GP in Uplands and Mumbles Surgery and her sister Reem is a GP Pharmacist. Both are part of the Bay Cluster Network Influenza (Flu) season is well and truly upon us. Flu viruses are most

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Oct 2018

Fitness Training

With Nicky Holland

Strength for day to day living In last month’s issue we discussed the importance of flexibility and mobility. This month we will look at strength. Basic strength can be defined as the ability to perform day to day tasks by

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Oct 2018

Fix my spine

With Iona Collins

BACK PAIN WHY DO WE GET SUCH HORRIBLE PAIN? MOST OF US EXPERIENCE SOME SORT OF BACKACHE NOW AND AGAIN. THE PAIN IS USUALLY A BRIEF NUISANCE, BUT FOR SOME, THE BACK PAIN CAN BE THE BANE OF THEIR LIVES,

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