• Donnington Grove

You no longer have to live with pain

If you suffer from debilitating pain, such as osteoarthritis or a sports injury, you will know all too well how badly it can effect every day activities, your mood and even your relationships. It is hard to actually be yourself when every day feels like a battle. You have probably been told that there are […]

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Your holiday tan awaits

With the promise of Summer on the way, many of us are perusing the latest holiday bargains online, dreaming of jetting off to faraway lands and reacquainting with the gym in preparation for the impend …

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Unlocking potential

Harry’s parents were becoming increasingly worried about him, watching his self confidence evaporate. Frustrated and sad, he was beginning to believe he must be stupid.
“I know Harry is smart and …

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March is National Bed Month

We spend about a third of our lives in bed so if we live until 75 we’ll have been asleep for 25 years! We all know that a good night’s sleep is important but how much sleep do we really ne …

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Raynaud’s Awareness Month

What is Raynaud’s?
Do your hands, fingers or toes ever look white or blueish/ purple?
1 in 6 people in the UK live with Raynaud’s, a condition that affects the blood supply to certain part …

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Abstract Bodyworks Newbury Celebrating Five Years in Business

In January 2013, before Michael Mosley starting promoting HiiT, before Angela Ripon discovered the hidden dangers of sub-cutaneous fat, and before Dr Chris van Tulleken started discussing physiologica …

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Tanning since the beginning of time

Whilst the concept of tanning still raises concerns for some, the research into the natural process has developed and the results might be surprising. We have been tanning since the beginning of time …

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Mindfulness – When your mindfulness becomes powerful, your concentration becomes powerful

Emotional Freedom Technique
Emotional Freedom Technique (or EFT) is a simple, non-intrusive and effective method of dealing with stress and diffusing emotional issues. How does EFT work?
By tapping on …

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Is your back pain something more serious?

Every day I have to reassure my patients, that the death sentence they have diagnosed themselves with (having googled their symptoms) is actually something as minor as a muscle spasm. But when are you …

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Defibrillators in the community

Whilst many have been enjoying their summer, away on holidays and so forth the Heartstart Thatcham team have been busy supplying and organising placement of defibrillators.
The team have worked with l …

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Road safety week

Driving is unpredictable and if something unexpected happens on the road ahead – such as a child stepping out from between parked cars – it is a driver’s speed that will determine whether they c …

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Double Celebration for Abbotswood Court Care Home

 
Abbotswood Court Care Home in Romsey celebrates second anniversary and ‘Good’ rating from Care Quality Commission following their most recent inspection
 

Abbotswood Court Care Home i …

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National Adoption week

New figures show more than half of the children awaiting adoption in the South East are in sibling groups.
59% of the children in the South East waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters …

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Police advice – Forward thinking to keep your home safe as the clocks go back

There are traditionally more opportunist burglaries at this time of year so it makes sense to review the security of your home.
Burglary Prevention Tips:
You can help reduce the chance of your home be …

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Relaxed friendly atmosphere at Sarah Riggott Hair

On Thursday 7th September, Sarah and her talented team launched Sarah Riggott Hair. Based in the heart of Newbury, this salon boasts a contemporary London look with a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
The …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this year, Breast Cancer Care is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the pink ribbon, a powerful symbol for millions of people affected by the disease.
Wha …

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Shoulder Impingement

One of the most common conditions of the shoulder that I treat, is an impingement and they can be a nightmare!
What is it?
In our shoulder we have 4 key rotator cuff muscles that help to stabalise the …

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50th Defibrillator

Midgem
Whilst many have been enjoying their summer, away on holidays and so forth the Heartstart Thatcham team have been busy supplying and organising placement of defibrillators. The team have worked …

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Unexplained Knee pain?

Do your knee hurt and grind for no reason at all? If there hasn’t previously been a fall, knock or giving way of the knee, then it could well be linked to your back.
Over time, if we don’t …

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First ever World Plant Milk Day marks the rise of healthier dairy-free alternatives

For the first time, plant-based milk is to be celebrated with its own international awareness day.
World Plant Milk Day, August 22nd, sees leading UK vegan and animal organisations ProVeg UK, Plant Ba …

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