I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis fifteen years ago, and I have had several flare-ups flanked by periods of remission during that time. I'm pleased to say a number of new drug treatments have become available since I was diagnosed, but I've always been keen to explore alternative treatments, such as hydrotherapy, acupuncture, homeopathy and massage, as a way of complementing my medical treatment. I started this blog to document the alternative treatments I've tried and share information about current research into drug-free treatments for managing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. If you've tried an alternative treatment that's eased your symptoms, I'd love to share your experiences on the blog.

How Physiotherapy Enhances Rehabilitation After Surgery

27 November 2023
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Navigating the recovery journey after surgery can be a challenging process. However, it's widely acknowledged that physiotherapy plays a pivotal role in enhancing rehabilitation outcomes. This blog post delves into how physiotherapy facilitates recovery, improves functionality and boosts overall quality of life following surgical procedures. The Role of Physiotherapy in Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Physiotherapy comes into play immediately after surgery. It aids in mitigating complications such as blood clots, pneumonia and muscle atrophy. Read More …

Some aftercare tips to help you recover from prostate cancer surgery

20 June 2023
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Recovering from prostate cancer surgery takes time, but if you carry out the right aftercare procedures you should have no trouble getting back to normal. Here are some tips to help you after your surgery. Let your head clear In the days after your operation, you may feel tired or confused. This is particularly common if you have had a pain medication or a general anaesthetic. If this is the case, you should rest for a day or two until you feel yourself again. Read More …