Posts Tagged ‘Pain’

November 2018: How long are you planning to live?

How long are you planning to live? You probably know the old joke from the financial advisor when asked about his clients funds he said, “All I need to give you an accurate assurance about the suitability of your pension pot is one figure, when are you planning to die?” The good news is that,…

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Pain: September 2016

Riga, Prince, Pain and where we are going wrong.   In August I had an interesting and stimulating week  examining and lecturing at an international medical conference with  clinicians from 18 other  countries  in Riga, Latvia. I came back with several new clinical pearls to learn and apply over time.  I finally retired from an…

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July Blog 2012

  What does a pensioner look like in 2012?  As the 2012 London Olympics finally arrive it is time to mention my own attempt to change my shape, get healthier and fitter and even, hopefully raise some money for my favourite two charities. The Sunflower Trust and F.R.O.M.E. the Fund for Osteopathic Research into Myalgic…

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November Blog 2009

Have you taken a painkiller recently? When was the last time you or someone you know well reached for a painkiller? It is now a century since a Swiss phamacist first isolated the drug we all know as aspirin. Since then, a whole host of other clever, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have come on the…

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