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Exercise is the new medicine to treat patients and prevent ill health

Doctors will soon be prescribing exercise, reports Alan Burke, at the recent national conference on sport health at the Royal Society of Medicine.

Alan says: “The government initiative, revealed by Consultant Sports Physician, Dr Paul Jackson, is to promote exercise as an important way to treat patients and boost the nation’s health.”

These new plans, under […]

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Nutrition In The Festive Season

Eat, drink and be healthy this Christmas
It’s that time of year when we are tempted with food that really isn’t great for out health, some might call them treats, but which bit of you are you really treating?

Do you want to have a fantastic Christmas without feeling out of sorts or experiencing digestive issues […]

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Essential tips for new runners

Running is a great way to get fit, reduce your risk of heart disease and boost your mood. Even better is the fact it’s free, and you can do it anywhere. Just follow our advice to make running a safe and enjoyable experience for you.

If you’re recovering from injury or worried about an existing […]

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Why choose Chiropractic?

Richmond Chiropractor, Jean Luc Lafitte, explains why he is passionate about the benefits of chiropractic care.
“I don’t make you better – your own body does,” says Jean Luc Lafitte, Chiropractor at The Forge Clinic, Richmond, whose treatment method is based on encouraging the body’s own innate ability to heal.

“As a Chiropractor, I spend as […]

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Today is National Fitness Day!

Inactive Brits spend more time on the loo than they do exercising! That’s why National Fitness Day is encouraging the nation to get more active. Our team at The Forge Clinic share their ways to get fitter easily.

Lots of people say they don’t have time to exercise, but there are lots of ways you […]

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Migraine Awareness Week – Are you the 1 in 7?

 
#Letsbeatmigraine
This week is Migraine Awareness Week, 3rd – 9th September 2017. Migraines are one of the most serious disabling medical conditions according to the World Health Organisation. In the UK, around one in five women and one in twelve men suffer from them. Are you one of them?
Did you know? 4 facts about migraine

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The Forge Clinic sports therapists on track for the World Para and IAAF Championships

The spectacular Summer of World Athletics at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this July and August is the biggest global sporting event of the year.

Rory Mee, Physiotherapist and Alan Burke, Lead Osteopath at The Forge Clinic will be there supporting the top international athletes.

Rory is providing medical cover at both the World Para Athletics […]

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Keep fit and healthy after giving birth

So, you’ve had your baby…congratulations! While you’ll want to give your baby lots of attention, it is important to look after yourself too. Lara Maddison, a specialist physiotherapist in Women’s Health at The Forge Clinic, has put together a safe and effective guide to help aid your recovery after childbirth. Lara is an expert at […]

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Be strong, fit and healthy in your pregnancy

Expecting a baby should be a wonderful time, but changes to your body may cause you to experience pain or discomfort. Lara Maddison, a specialist physiotherapist in Women’s Health at The Forge Clinic, has put together a safe and effective guide to help you improve your posture, tone your muscles and ease back or […]

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Hello from Hayley, training for the London Marathon, in Sydney

Hayley Weston, who was one of our massage therapists before she moved to Australia, is running the London Marathon again this April. While training in Sydney she said:

“Training is going well and I’m where I need to be mileage wise, but it’s been a totally different ball game in terms of climate here. Very, […]

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