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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 your symptoms considered more serious? Musculo-skeletal pain that is a secondary symptom of disease, is in fact, rare. If they do get […]

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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 w …

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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 C …

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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 siste …

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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 h …

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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.

T …

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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.

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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 t …

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50th Defibrillator

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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 wor …

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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 use any mu …

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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 …

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Thatcham Floods – 10 Years On

Richard Benyon MP, visited the Flood Alleviation building site at Tull Way in Thatcham yesterday.

He spent time finding of the construction of the scheme, which is well underway and speaking to th …

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Back to school aches?

It’s that time of year again, when the new school year is upon us and we are buying all the school essentials to put in little ones bag. But is their bag causing them aches and pains? Here are some ti …

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5 TOP HAIR TIPS- Banks and Klein

GET A FRESH CUT.

Before you let your hair take a summer of salt, chlorine & sun, get rid of any split ends before they start.

WEAR A HAT.

The obvious one. The UV rays damage the cut …

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Have you ever wondered if the work from home opportunities actually work? Well I’m living proof that it does.

My name is Jo Scott and I’ve been running my own home based business now for three and a half years, which has paid me more income than my previous 9-5 corporate roles.  My background was in sales an …

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Not ready for Retirement?

Even though retirement ages have been increased recently many people find that when the time comes we don’t feel quite ready to down tools and head to the allotment or the golf course.

All the kn …

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Choosing the correct running shoe

A comfortable running shoe is one which fits, but finding the right one is not as easy as it sounds. It is worth spending some time analysing your running style in order to find a pair of shoes that a …

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Is how you sleep causing you pain?

Did you know that complaints such as fatigue, sleep apnea, headaches, heartburn and musculoskeletal aches, can all be linked with improper sleeping habits?

For those that like to sleep on their fro …

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Heatwave sparks 550% surge in searches for lidos

Searches for water parks, lidos and beaches have increased by an average of 277% this week, as parents seek out splash parks to make the most of the UK heatwave.

Day Out With The Kids has revealed …

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