Walking aid or not?

Walking aid or not?

There can be a straight-forward answer to this question, for example if you’ve had an operation and need some assistance with walking as you’re getting back to full fitness.  However there are times when it’s difficult to know whether you should or shouldn’t use...

Changes to the body with ageing

Bone density – Bone loses calcium and other minerals with ageing.  This is increased for women post menopause.  This causes the bone to become thinner and weaker leading to a greater incidence of fractures.  This doesn’t affect just women, approximately 1 in 5...
6 week challenge comes to an end!

6 week challenge comes to an end!

          Well where did that time go!? It seems like only yesterday that our volunteers embarked on their individual diets but now we come to the end, or should I say, the next phase in their journey! Over the last 6 weeks each volunteer has had a specific goal they...
No More Ugly Feet, by Moira de Groot

No More Ugly Feet, by Moira de Groot

Most of the time we can hide our feet in shoes and socks, but just before you put yours away for winter, spare a thought for how they have fared through a summer of flip flops and walking without shoes. Some foot conditions respond well to over-the-counter treatments,...