Exercise can be best medicine

Exercise keeps us healthy – and Social Prescribing could help Social Prescribing is the new buzz-word going the NHS rounds, and your Surgery should have been inundated with advice on how to offer this. Your GP can now “prescribe” exercise and even subsidized Gym...

Hydrotherapy Facts

Fighting for Hydrotherapy  NHS canceling hydrotherapy treatment to cut costs  What is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is the use of water in the treatment of different conditions, including arthritis, muscular-skeletal and neurological conditions, lymphoedema,...

Benefits of hydrotherapy

Romans introduced hot baths and central heating to Britain, then left   So we shrugged off foreign customs and went back to our old ways. During the following centuries, we generally thought one bath a year was sufficient;  except for eccentrics like Queen...

Yet more benefits to exercise – and it’s cheap!

Exercise is cheap – and effective The NHS says exercise helps boost recovery, and unlike many schemes, it needn’t cost anything. Yet another ‘initiative’ is appearing at a local surgery near you:  Social Prescribing (SP). Basically this is an...

Hydrotherapy is the ‘forgotten’ exercise

Post Covid-19, hydrotherapy treatment could be the way back to fitness As long as cost-conscious NHS Trusts don’t close hospital pools as an easy way to save money. Hydrotherapy at Casciana Terme, Italy Exercising in hydro pools is beneficial for cancer...