Just a short newsletter to keep in touch
Exercise helps with weight loss, circulation and joint health but there are a lot of studies connecting increased exercise with reduced rates of Alzheimers and Dementia. Here is one of these studies.
Another article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine looks at the benefit of exercise in reducing chronic inflammatory disease (an example being coronary artery disease). It is thought that 22 minutes a day of exercise is enough to reduce the risk of this disease.
I hope the 2 articles are enough to motivate YOU to get moving!!!!!
In February this year, the American College of Physicians released guidelines for treatment of non-radicular (not related to nerve irritation) lower back pain. Unsurprisingly the guidelines steer away from drug therapies and state spinal manipulation, acupuncture and heat are better options.
Most of you already know my love of middle eastern food, specifically Ottolenghi, so it should come as no surprise that I have found another cookbook that has some delicious recipes called Persiana.
I have tried the spiced vegetable soup which is warming, comforting and delicious. I have also had the radish and cucumber salad which was fresh and cooling and therefore a perfect accompaniment considering there is a bit of spice in the recipes.
Renewal of referral rewards
I got a bit behind my referral rewards last year so this year I am going to thank you for trusting me with your loved one's, colleague's or friend's care with rewards. I am extremely thankful and honoured by these referrals.
Don't forget I am stocking both memory foam and latex pillows, 90cm foam rollers, Dr Graeme massagers and heat packs. If you would like to buy for yourself or as a gift please let me know at your next appointment or via email or phone.
The clinic will be closed from 7-21 June. Please let me know if you would like to make an appointment before I go.
Have a great week and keep warm!