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Are Sore Joints Holding You Back?

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Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in Ireland, affecting more than 400,000 people. Osteoarthritis is caused by wear and tear of cartilage in the joints. There has been an increase in the number of people with osteoarthritis in Ireland for two reasons; our ageing population and more obese people putting an increased strain on their joints.

Spice up your Life… Make your Passion Possible with ZinCuFlex!

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Whether you are a professional athlete, a fitness enthusiast or just venturing to complete your first 5km, the muscle soreness and joint pain in the 12- to 48-hour time frame after a vigorous workout can serve as a major frustration. ZinCuflex® is an innovative food supplement with proven benefits for joint health, immunity, energy and vitality. Combining the power of Ginger, Curcumin and vitamin C, ZinCuflex® may help to protect joints and help maintain joint mobility, overall contributing to recovery after working out.

Top tips to keep inflammation at bay

If you have ever been stung by a bee, sprained your ankle, or suffered from an allergy, then you have experienced inflammation.

Understanding arthritis

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? Arthritic conditions range from extremely rare to run of the mill.

Expanding services at Briarhill Family Practice

Since Briarhill Family Practice opened its doors on February 1, it continues to grow at a fast pace.

NUI Galway to develop novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine

The European Commission has awarded a €6 million project grant to a consortium led by Professor Martin Leahy of the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging (TOMI) group at NUI Galway to develop a novel imaging platform for regenerative medicine. This new project, ‘STARSTEM’ will allow researchers and eventually, hospital doctors, to detect and measure the healing effects of novel stem cell therapies, even where they occur under the skin.

Bone and joint health at Strive Clinic

This week Strive Clinic has introduced the newest member of the team. Christina O’Connor is a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist and is a member of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP), a group of more than 1,100 physiotherapists who are recognised as having a standard of excellence in neuromusculoskeletal physiotherapy.

What is ‘wear and tear’?

If you have ever had an X-ray or MRI, you may have been told you have “wear and tear”. What is wear and tear and what is its cause?

Medical acupuncture helps neck, elbow, and back pain

Acupuncture is a safe treatment using small sterile needles. Sessions last up to 20 minutes. Here are three conditions that respond to acupuncture illustrated with individual treatments, following a full assessment.

Vitamin B5: Pantothenic Acid

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) is found in varying amounts in most foods. Hence, the vitamin’s name is derived from ‘panthos,’ the Greek word for everywhere.

 

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