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Active 10 – 10 Steps To An Active You

It’s well known that our nation is struggling to reach the Government targets for physical activity and that this is having pretty severe consequences on our health and wellbeing. I think a big part of the problem with the guidelines is that people think doing...

The Decline In Physical Activity In Children

It was previously thought that physical activity in young people started to decline during adolescence, however, a new study in The British Journal of Sports Medicine has found that physical activity levels actually begin to decline by 6-7 years of age. This...

Top Tips From The Team: Health & Wellbeing Apps

There are some fantastic health and wellbeing apps out there. Here we’re sharing some tried and tested Apple apps that we are loving here at goPhysio. All of these apps have been designed to help support and encourage a healthy, positive lifestyle. 1. ESCAPE-Pain:...

Do we need a Dr-Patient ‘culture shift’?

I read with interest this week about a new scheme in Wales where patients are being urged to take more control of decisions about the care and treatments they receive. The scheme, Choosing Wales Wisely, aims for a more equal doctor-patient relationship. Central to the...

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs

I love a great documentary that investigates and highlights issues in health & wellbeing. This week, BBC’s Dr Chris van Tulleken challenged GP’s to see if they could reduce the amount of pills they prescribe on The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs. The...