PRP: Pain Relief Fit For a King… of Clay

Tennis ace Rafael Nadel is just one of many sport stars to rely on Platelet-Rich Plasma for swift healing

The world’s top athletes, whose very livelihood depends on speedy recovery from injury and pain, have highlighted the effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) in pain management and healing. The list of luminaries who have made successful comebacks following treatment includes Usain Bolt, Steven Gerrard, Paula Radcliffe and the world number one in men’s singles tennis, ‘King of Clay’ Rafael Nadal. Luckily, unlike high-priced, top-secret celebrity perks, PRP is available to us non-famous folk too. Read more


Say goodbye to tiredness

Tired? Who isn’t these days? It’s all part of keeping pace with the modern world, isn’t it?

We’re conditioned to regard tiredness as something we just have to cope with, a sign that you’ve been working hard or something’s been keeping you awake at night. It’ll pass. Grit your teeth, dig in and get through it.

But what if you never get through it?

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How thyroid treatment can change your life

The thyroid gland plays a vital role in your body’s functionality, helping to regulate your metabolism and thereby affecting a wide range of functions, including breathing, sleep, mood, energy, weight and digestion. It’s estimated that 200 million people worldwide have a dysfunctional thyroid and that one in eight women will contract a thyroid disease in their lifetime. Thyroid disease is particularly common in the Middle East, affecting up to 47% of the population in some countries.

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Musculoskeletal pain – the number one reason for doctor visits

Have you ever lifted a heavy bag too quickly and hurt your back? Or gone for a run and twisted your ankle? If so, you will know the lingering pain that such injuries can inflict – and also that feeling of reluctance to seek medical treatment.

Because they often occur in mundane, everyday circumstances, we tend to dismiss joint and muscle injuries as minor and don’t want to trouble anybody with having to treat them.

The rest, it seems, just grit their teeth.

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