Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis
Ignoring arthritis will not make it go away and left untreated, it could end up restricting your mobility. The first step is to establish which ty...
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis
About the condition Osteoporosis is a condition that affects the bones causing them to become weak and therefore easier to fracture. The cause of ...
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Is Osteoporosis Preventable?

Osteoporosis
There are some fundamental principles we can all undertake to help best prevent this disease. Like many conditions, regular exercise is essential f...
Have Your Say - Should We Have An Opt-In or Opt-Out Donor System in England?

Have Your Say - Should We Have An Opt-In or Opt-Out Donor System in England?

Wellbeing
Recent developments in the House of Lords means that we are now in the final stages of welcoming an opt-out Donor system in England. The Legislatio...
The Lady Who Smells Parkinson's - Helps Develop Early Diagnosis Hope.

The Lady Who Smells Parkinson's - Helps Develop Early Diagnosis Hope.

Parkinson's
A remarkable Scottish lady, Joy Milne from Perth has become a scientific phenomenon in the world of Parkinson's Research. Joy has such an acute sen...
'Freezing'-in-Parkinson's

'Freezing' in Parkinson's

Parkinson's
My father was diagnosed with Parkinson's just over four years ago although we're told he's probably had it for a decade. 'Freezing' is the most not...
Ways To Cope With Gout

Ways To Cope With Gout

Arthritis
Gout is a type of arthritis where swelling and severe pain develops in joints, especially at the base of the big toe. The condition affects approxi...
What-it-really-means-to-live-with-Parkinson's

What it really means to live with Parkinson's

Parkinson's
As a former football player and current football coach, Don Horton is no stranger to pain. Weakness, on the other hand, is not something he often e...
whats-the-difference-between-Alzheimers-and-dementia

What is the difference Alzheimer's and Dementia?

Ask The GP
Dementia is a collection of symptoms that include memory loss and problems with thinking. There are a number of causes of dementia, of which Alzhei...
What is a Stroke?

What is a Stroke?

Ask The OT
The information was created by our in-house Occupational Therapist to help guide you through the process of what happens following a stroke. We und...
What to expect when you're expecting...a new hip

What to expect when you're expecting...a new hip

Hip replacement
Before the surgery goes ahead, it's important that you know exactly what to expect when going through the process of having a hip replacement. Bein...
why-do-we-get-shorter-as-we-get-older

Why do we get shorter as we get older?

Ask The GP
Why do we get shorter as we get older? Dr Rob Hicks, GP tells us: Changes in body structure as we age are usually responsible. For example, with in...