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Health & Wellness

Cartilage (Meniscus) Tears of the Knee

The knee is the largest joint in the body, comprised of the thigh bone (femur), shin bone (tibia) and the kneecap (patella). Unlike the hip and shoulder ball and socket joints, the knee does not have a lot of inherent stability and relies heavily on the quadracep and hamstring muscle …

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Yachting Injuries

In a major incident, the first hour of care provided can often be the matter between life and death, in first response medicine, we call it the Golden Hour. To be prepared for a medical emergency it is worth while doing drills, last time I was involved in a medical …

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Could orange be the new green?

I read many articles regarding cancer support, repeatedly I have noted that long-term remission patients include a daily intake of carrot juice. Rather than, or alongside, green juice. So simple and yet worth taking this into consideration to support our immune health, possible chronic disease and general well-being. So, what …

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Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tennis elbow is a form of tendonitis and you don´t have to go anywhere a tennis court to get it!  Tendons are largely made of collagen which has a very high tensile strength. They connect muscles or muscle groups to their boney attachment and do not have a great blood …

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Are you getting your daily flavonoids?

The beginning of the year is a time for making a extra effort with your health and well-being, but with so many ideas, opinions and fads, its knowing where to begin, easily the best starting point (and as I say to all my clients) “think colour & eat a rainbow” …

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Immersion and Drowning

Cold water immersion from falling overboard in water under 25 °C is a major risk.  Numerous physiological responses occur and the ability to cope with him will have a big influence on survival.  Additionally, an injury may have occurred in the fall complicating matters.  A heart attack may have occurred …

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Nourish’s Wellbeing Round-up

It’s a new year and we’re setting new intentions and goals for a new decade! At Nourish we’re excited to embrace this fresh beginning and Mallorca is an amazing place filled with such incredible people, businesses and resources that can support us along our wellbeing journey. EAT  If this year …

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The Quadriceps

The quadriceps is a powerful group of muscles at the front of the thigh originating from the front of the pelvic bone and top of the thigh bone, the 4 muscles combine at the lower tendon to attach to the upper tibia (shin bone) via the patella (kneecap). The quadriceps …

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