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The Wonders of Walking

The Wonders of Walking

The Wonders of Walking: A Pathway to Better Health & Wellbeing with Novus Health As we step into the warmer months, the appeal of outdoor activities grows stronger, making us want to embrace the sunshine with a leisurely stroll. Walking – an often-underestimated form of exercise – holds the key to unlocking a range of […]

The benefits of self-referral to access physiotherapy services

Refer Yourself for Physio | Wakefield | Novus Health

Accessibility and ease of access to healthcare services are paramount for timely assessment, treatment and recovery. This is especially the case when it comes to physiotherapy. Traditionally, patients seeking musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy services would require a referral from a healthcare professional, typically their GP or hospital. However, with the introduction of self-referral to physiotherapy care […]

Smoking and Back Pain: The Hidden Connection

Back pain is a common condition affecting millions of people worldwide. In Wakefield, over 63,000 people are experiencing back pain (18%). One often overlooked factor in the development and exacerbation of back pain is smoking. Despite the prevalence of smoking reducing over the past 10 years in Wakefield, according to Primary Care data, 18.1% of […]

Why staying hydrated and eating well is good for your joints and muscles

Glass of Water

While most of us are familiar with common signs of dehydration such as excessive thirst, muscle cramps and light headedness, it’s important to note that these symptoms typically only occur when a person is severely dehydrated. However, milder forms of dehydration can lead to a range of other bothersome symptoms that can affect our day-to-day […]

Are you eager to take charge of your musculoskeletal wellbeing and enhance your quality of life?

Are you eager to take charge of your musculoskeletal wellbeing and enhance your quality of life?

We’re excited to introduce our latest improvement – our new interactive MSK physiotherapy webpage, designed to provide tailored support and guidance. Here’s what you need to know about this empowering resource. Living with musculoskeletal conditions can be challenging but understanding and managing them effectively is key to regaining control of your health. Our new webpage […]

How Resistance Bands Can Help with Rehabilitation and Strength Building

Resistance bands

Whether you’re an athlete striving for peak performance, recovering from an injury, or simply aiming to enhance your overall wellbeing, incorporating resistance bands into your workout can have significant benefits. From building strength to aiding rehabilitation, the potential of these bands is truly remarkable. Here at Novus Health, we strongly encourage our patients to use […]

CQC Inspection – All Good

CQC good

During May 2022, we had a full routine CQC inspection, which gave Novus Health an overall rating of GOOD.  The Overall rating was Good, with the individual domains being: Are services safe? Good Are services effective? Good Are services caring? Good Are services responsive to people’s needs? Good Are services well-led? Good What the CQC […]