Articles in Category : Health & Wellbeing

Winter 2015

BAY Health & Wellbeing

with Tim Wright – Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

PAIN Managing PainA staggering 7.8 million people in UK suffer from severe pain in any given year. Sadly according to The Chief Medical Officers report in The National Pain Audit only 2/3 of these people will recover.Pain is a tricky

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October 2015

ROSIE JONES – OSTEOPATH

Rosie ia an osteopath with Swansea Body Kinetics at The Natural Health Service in Page Street Swansea.

ROSIE JONES – OSTEOPATH This month Rosie offers advice on sciatica “Thou cold sciatica, cripple our senators, that their limbs may halt as lamely as their manners”  William Shakespeare, 1564 As you can see, Shakespeare wasn’t amused by sciatica in

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October 2015

SOFT TISSUE INJURIES

RACHEL HATCHER is a sports therapist and lead coach at Swansea Water Polo Club. Rachel is owner of The Hub, a sports therapy clinic in the Phoenix Centre, Townhill

SOFT TISSUE INJURIES Soft tissue injuries are really common in everyone, not just athletes. A soft tissue injury can occur anywhere in the body and is generally caused by a sudden uncontrolled change in direction, falling or landing awkwardly or

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October 2015

LipoCoolSlim 1st Anniversary

LipoCoolSlim celebrates its first year in Swansea at the Oaktree Parc Clinic

LipoCoolSlim 1st Anniversary LipoCoolSlim celebrates its first year in Swansea at the Oaktree Parc Clinic, and in addition to the now well-known successful “fat-freezing” procedure also offers exciting new skin treatments, including Photo Dynamic Therapy PDT therapy, discovered by NASA

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October 2015

Ginger: Zingiber officinale

with The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Ginger: Zingiber officinale PUNGENT, WARMING AND SWEET; GINGER IS ONE OF THE MOST VERSATILE HERBS, BOTH IN CUISINE AND AS A MEDICINE Originating in southern Asia, ginger has been valued as a spice for thousands of years. It was not

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September 2015

Whiplash

With Rosie Jones - Osteopath

ROSIE IS AN OSTEOPATH WITH SWANSEA BODY KINETICS AT THE NATURAL HEALTH SERVICE IN PAGE STREET, SWANSEA. THIS MONTH ROSIE OFFERS ADVICE ON THOSE SUFFERING FROM WHIPLASH Whiplash Whiplash injuries are estimated to affect 250,000 people each year in the

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September 2015

Shin Pain

With Rachel Hatcher

RACHEL HATCHER is a Sports Therapist and lead coach at Swansea Water Polo Club. Rachel is owner of THE HUB, a sports therapy clinic in the Phoenix Centre, Townhill Shin Pain “SHIN SPLINTS” ARE A COMMON COMPLAINT IN MANY ATHLETES;

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September 2015

BAY Health & Wellbeing

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Marsh mallow: Althaea officinalis Althaea officinalis is an upright and beautiful plant, with soft velvety leaves and delicate pale pink blossoms which appear in August and September The name ‘Althaea’ comes from the Greek ‘altho’, meaning ‘to heal’ and Marshmallow

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August 2015

RUNNING INTO PAIN

By Tim Wright from Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)  

RUNNING INTO PAIN Summer is here and people who haven’t run before are hitting the pavements in an attempt to shift the winter flab. Keen amateur runners are upping their mileage, making the most of the long and (hopefully) warm

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August 2015

Problems in Pregnancy

With ROSIE JONES – Osteopath

Problems in Pregnancy ROSIE IS AN OSTEOPATH WITH SWANSEA BODY KINETICS AT THE NATURAL HEALTH SERVICE IN PAGE STREET, SWANSEA. THIS MONTH ROSIE OFFERS ADVICE TO WOMEN IN PREGNANCY Throughout pregnancy a women’s body undergoes a remarkable amount of change

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August 2015

LOWER BACK PAIN

With RACHEL HATCHER

RACHEL HATCHER is a Sports Therapist and lead coach at Swansea Water Polo Club. Rachel is owner of The Hub, a Sports Therapy Clinic in The Phoenix Centre, Townhill. LOWER BACK PAIN As a Sports Therapist I am specifi-cally concerned

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August 2015

Equisetum

With The Herbal Clinic, Swansea

Equisetum Is the sole survivor of the Equisetales family; huge tree-like plants that thrived 400 million years ago. In spring its shoots resemble asparagus – in Japan they are cooked and eaten in a similar way to the vegetable. By

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July 2015

5 Element Acupuncture

by Tim Wright – Gower Acupuncture (Swansea)

5 Element Acupuncture There are two main styles of acupuncture; Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Five Element acupuncture. Whilst TCM looks for external causes of disease, such as Damp, Wind or Cold to create illness, the 5 element system assumes

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July 2015

THE MISSING LINK

With The Herbal Clinic

Inflammation Inflammation is a necessity of life. It is a protective immune response that allows infections to be controlled, wounds to heal and health to be restored. When the immune system fails to eliminate its target or becomes over sensitised,

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