Living with osteoporosis

Last week we held the latest of our informative patient talks on living with osteoporosis. Prof Nick Webborn OBE presented alongside Sportswise dietitian Lesley Houston and Wendy Dimitriadi from the National Osteoporosis Society. All in attendance learnt about what osteoporosis is and how it can be prevented, but also how we can manage the condition […]

Osteoporosis talk

We are delighted to let you know about a forthcoming informative talk. Sportswise has teamed up with the National Osteoporosis Society to hold an evening event about living with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that affects over three million people in the UK, with over 500,000 people receiving hospital treatment for fragility fractures as a […]

Back pain talk

We held another successful patient talk last month on the topic of back pain. Sportswise consultant, Dr Siva, gave an interesting presentation on why we might get back pain, and what might help us if we do. He also provided us with some startling statistics on back pain. For instance did you know that: Every […]

Back pain talk

Sportswise invites you to a free of charge informal evening talk on back pain, to be held on Wednesday 16th May at 6.30pm Presented by Sport & Exercice Medicine consultant Dr Siva and physiotherapist Gabriella Regan, they will provide information and advice on things you can do to ease the pain and how to keep […]

Osteoarthritis talk

We told you briefly in our last newsletter about an upcoming talk we are hosting here at Sportswise given by Dr Polly Baker, Sport and Exercise Medicine consultant and Lesley Houston dietitian. Do you have osteoarthritis or know someone close to you that does?  Would you like to find out a bit more about this […]

Healthy eating talk at Sportswise

Lesley Houston, our Sportswise Dietitian gave a free talk for Sportswise clients earlier this month. ‘Eating For Health’ was a 90 minute information session covering a range of topics including how to balance your intake of major food groups in the diet. Lesley used food models to demonstrate average portion sizes and participants had the opportunity […]

New product 

We now have a new product available – Bio oil. We often see clients after surgical procedures and unfortunately sometimes they may have scars that take a while to heal.  Bio-Oil is a personal recommendation from Prof Webborn for the treatment of scars. It is a combination of plant extracts and vitamins suspended in an oil […]

Exercising in cold weather

It’s wonderful to have a winter break and with all that extra spare time you may want to exercise more, particularly after all the Christmas pudding and chocolates! It’s a great idea but do watch out for adverse weather conditions. Exercising in very cold conditions has some serious risks. Watch out for slippery conditions – […]