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” Feels like Forever ” NHS Patients wait over 18 weeks for physiotherapy

Posted by on July 23rd, 2010

Patients with musculoskeletal problems are waiting over six weeks for physiotherapy in more than half of England’s primary care trusts (PCTs), despite evidence that the propensity for back pain patients to return to work falls rapidly after four to six weeks.
Freedom of Information requests made by ... (Read more)


Women’s Health Welwyn and Hatfield Practice

Posted by on June 3rd, 2010

Walking It Off
 

One of the basic components of any long-term exercise plan is walking. It can be done in your neighborhood, at a local park, or even on the treadmill at a gym. And adding stairs – numerous times up and down the stairs of your

We’re not just in it for the Crack

Posted by on June 1st, 2010

Strangely, some of our patients literally crave the release and relief that manipulation and neuro – muscular massage brings to their weary bones. Osteopathy and Physiotherapy has for generations helped to relieve underlying muscle and fascia tensions, movement patterns and stiffness caused by hours of repetitive activities.

Osteopaths are well known for cracking or clicking  peoples’ spines, ... (Read more)


Reasons to visit The Welwyn and Hatfield Practice ( Leave a comment on our news / blog section and receive £10 Off first session in June )

Posted by on June 1st, 2010

 A dull low back ache when you’re out shopping, watching football or just all the time
You drive for a living or do miles of school runs ? and  feel really stiff and achy when you get out of the car
You have back pain ; sciatica (leg pain) and it won’t go ... (Read more)


Avoiding Exposure to Pollen

Posted by on April 23rd, 2010

know your enemy ( hayfever )


It is impossible …..
to avoid contact with pollen completely
but can you minimise your exposure to it?
Know your enemy!
Use the pollen calendar…. 

 to work out which pollen types you are allergic to. If you ... (Read more)


Past and Present Anger….. is it your Liver and Gallbladder ?

Posted by on April 17th, 2010

is it your liver

 Possible symptoms of a malfunctioning liver or stones in the gallbladder:

Headaches, anger, lack of drive, impatience and fatigue

 Sleep disorders and dizziness Bad taste in mouth,

 vomiting of bile Pain under right rib (flank)

 Insomnia and nightmares Hot and cold flashes

 Aggravation, ... (Read more)


THE Welwyn and Hatfield Practice, Hertfordshire…

Posted by on March 20th, 2010


Howard Gilbert has been at the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice for about a year now and adds his own  sparkle, humour and  unique  sports experience to our team.  Howard studied osteopathy at the British School of Osteopathy (BSO), the oldest and largest osteopathic school in Europe and qualified with ... (Read more)


Seasonal Tips for Spring

Posted by on March 3rd, 2010

Spring sunshine 
Sunshine is a welcome  heaven sent tonic. Although we are sure the winter isn’t over yet. Some patients are already coming in to the Hatfield Practice talking about Busy Lizzie’s, Polyanthus. Strange little things called plugs ( not the electrical type ! ) and bulbs !!

Tips for Spring
When ... (Read more)


Latest guidelines for Low Back Pain

Posted by on February 24th, 2010

Government Body Recommends Acupuncture / Manual / complementary Therapies for Lower Back Pain?

New draft guidelines on the treatment of chronic lower back pain from the The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommend the use of Manual therapies such as Osteopathy and physiotherapy  in the treatment of chronic lower ... (Read more)


OUR VIEW – THE WELWYN & HATFIELD PRACTICE

Posted by on February 16th, 2010

                                                 Gp’s Prognosis resource / NHS / professional
PATIENTS APPROPRIATE FOR  TREATMENT AT THE WELWYN AND HATFIELD PRACTICE
Please take a little time to read the introduction  please call, email or add your thoughts through the news / forum section.

The following  descriptions are simply for guidance. They are not an absolute guide and are quite possibly ... (Read more)


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