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Finding excuses not to exercise? We’ll get you back on track!

Written by Mr Nick Cowan for Doctify

What’s holding you back from exercising? Have you injured your back, shin, knee or wrist? Or are you keeping away from the weights for fear of getting too bulky? As an experienced osteopath, I am going to share a few tips on how to get back on the path […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Finding excuses not to exercise? We’ll get you back on track!

Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

“Why do I have back pain?” 

Low back pain is an extremely common problem. So common that it is normal to get some back pain from time to time. Most of the time it is caused by muscular spasms due to fatigue or inflammation. It is rarely serious and usually improves by keeping active, doing gentle exercise and taking simple pain killers. It is best to avoid prolonged periods of sitting, […]

By |July 29th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness, Top Articles|Comments Off on Ask the expert: 5 questions about back pain

Brain Training is just as Important as Physical Training

Written by Dr Ralph Rodgers for Doctify
Dr Ralph Rogers explains how exercise benefits your brain in the same way it benefits the rest of your body.

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you.  It improves your cardiovascular health, stress levels, and helps to maintain a healthy weight.  However, exercise also helps your mind to stay […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Brain Training is just as Important as Physical Training