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Could glucosamine be right for you?

Finding the right glucosamine supplement could help ease aches, pains and stiffness

Glucosamine occurs naturally in the body, however as we get older, the amount our body can produce declines. It is used by the body to produce chemicals involved in building cartilage, tendons, ligaments and joint fluid, and research has shown supplementing a healthy diet with glucosamine could help ease achy joints and stiffness.

WHY HEALTHY JOINTS WILL MAKE YOU A BETTER GOLFER

“The golf swing is a physically demanding athletic moment,” says Dr Balint, who specialises in hip, knee and elbow surgery including treatment for sports injuries. “Golfers require power to generate a proper swing and use muscles from the shoulder, arms hands, fingers, hips, legs and the back. Therefore these body-parts and the joints connecting them play a major role in conducting fore though the club to the golf ball”

HELPING TO GIVE PATIENTS A WIDER CHOICE IN HEALTHCARE

A key aim of modernizing the NHS is to ensure patients get the treatment that they want and deserve, not just what is handed out to them it’s called the patient choice addenda, and while it might should like a major step change in how NHS services are delivered, many patients are unaware that they already have the right to choice within the NHS.

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