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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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Articles in Osteopathy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/07/2014)

Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints.

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NHS Choices - Conditions commonly treated with osteopathy

(04/03/2015)

Osteopathy is most commonly used to treat conditions that affect the muscles, bones and joints.

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NHS Choices - What happens during osteopathy?

(04/03/2015)

During your first osteopathy session, the osteopath will ask you about your symptoms and your general health before carrying out a physical examination.

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NHS Choices - Osteopathy safety and regulation

(20/08/2013)

Osteopathy is one of only two complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) that are regulated under UK law. The other is chiropractic.

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NHS Choices - Evidence for osteopathy

(21/11/2014)

There is evidence that osteopathy is an effective treatment for persistent lower back pain.

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