Phynova Champions Cycling In The Local Manchester Community

Phynova recently teamed up with local cycling club, Bury Clarion in the build-up to the Phynova Six Day Manchester event, offering them the chance to come ride on the Manchester Velodrome, learn more about Phynova and enjoy the launch of the event. We spoke with Club Chairman (and Pharmacist by trade), Martin Hanson following the events: “As a cycling club …

Joint pain and menopause – they’re linked!

Joint pain is not one of the first symptoms to come to mind when we think about the menopause. Hot flushes, night sweats, and mood swings we all know about. But stiff and achy joints? No. ‘We’re far more likely to put these down to something else,’ says Kathy Abernethy, who’s Chair of The British Menopause Society and author of …

Understanding rheumatic pain

By health writer, Karen Evennett. You’re more likely to have heard your grandparents’ generation talk about rheumatic pain, or rheumatism, than to have used the term yourself – but you’re just as likely to suffer from it. Rather than a single condition, rheumatism is actually a very broad umbrella term encompassing all manner of causes of inflammation and painful joints, …

The healthy daily habits that prevent joint and muscle pain

By health writer, Karen Evennett. Most of us don’t give a second thought to the way we use our body when we’re walking, sitting, or lying down. But, if bad habits are allowed to creep in, these most basic activities have the potential to cause long term postural problems that can eventually result in joint and muscle pain. Here are …