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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 Physiotherapy

NHS Choices - Introduction


Physiotherapy can help ill, injured or disabled people recover movement and function to their full potential.

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NHS Choices - How physiotherapy works


The aim of physiotherapy is to help restore movement and normal body function following an illness or injury.

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NHS Choices - Accessing physiotherapy


Physiotherapy can be accessed via a number of different routes, including the NHS, independent sector, occupational health schemes and self-referral.

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NHS Choices - Self-help


There are some basic steps you can take to help ease or prevent painful symptoms and improve your overall health.

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