American Spine Center

American Spine Center

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week is an international awareness event, fighting the myths and misunderstandings that surround anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and EDNOS. Around 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from these illnesses, many in secret. They are of all ages, genders, and backgrounds – eating disorders do not discriminate. Eating disorders include bulimia, […]
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Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Awareness Month

Raynaud’s and Scleroderma Awareness Month

 Understanding Raynaud’s disease Raynaud’s disease means that the small blood vessels in the extremities such as the hands, feet, fingers, or toes are over-sensitive to even the slightest changes in temperature, cold conditions, and sometimes emotional stress. When our bodies are exposed to the cold, a normal response is for the blood vessels to become […]
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World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day held every 4 February is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education, and catalyzing personal, collective, and government action, we are all working together to reimagine a world where millions of preventable cancer deaths are saved and access to life-saving […]
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Post-COVID Joint and  Muscle Problems

Post-COVID Joint and  Muscle Problems

Can the Cornonavirus Affect My Bones and Joints?  It is a question that patients are asking their orthopedic surgeons frequently in the midst of the pandemic. Many of the symptoms of the coronavirus mimic the typical symptoms of a viral infection or flu syndrome. One of these symptoms may be muscle aches or myalgias. You […]
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National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month, a time to celebrate the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. It has been celebrated each January for nearly 50 years and coincides with one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients and this year is no exception. According to the American […]
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Love Your Liver Month

Love Your Liver Month

January is often a time that people take stock after the Christmas period but this year it is even more important as the numbers at risk have also increased during the Covid pandemic. Many people have increased their alcohol consumption and gained weight during lockdown – the two biggest risk factors for developing liver disease. […]
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Alcohol harms

Alcohol harms; Time for Change!

Dry January 2022 Dry January is the UK’s one-month alcohol-free challenge. Get your fun back. Get your energy back. Get your calm back. Get your YOU back. Why do Dry January? What you’ll notice – see your skin get brighter, your wallet fuller, your days busier. Feel your step get bouncier, your mind calmer, your […]
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Healthy Holiday

12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

The most wonderful time of the year is often the busiest time, as well! During the holiday season, it’s easy to get lost in the planning, preparation, and celebration. Even as things get busy, it’s important to try to make safe, healthy choices as you and your family do your favorite things. Covid-19 vaccines are […]
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Influenza Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week is a national awareness focused on highlighting the importance of influenza vaccination. It is a gentle reminder for you to stay protected in the upcoming winter months. If you haven’t already taken your vaccination shot, it’s not too late. We encourage you to get your dose as early as possible. The […]
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Breast Feeding

World Breast Feeding Week

Foundation of Life Set every August for the first seven days of the month, World Breastfeeding Week aims to highlight the huge benefits that breastfeeding can bring to both the health and welfare of babies, as well as a wider push for maternal health, focusing on good nutrition, poverty reduction and food security. Breastfeeding weeks […]
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