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The Connection Between Adult Hearing Loss and Dementia

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Understanding the relationship between hearing loss and dementia is like solving a puzzle with many pieces. It’s a topic that affects people of all ages, and It’s important for everyone to grasp its significance. With it being Dementia Awareness Week, we want to highlight the link between hearing loss and dementia as many didn’t realise […]

Celebrating Two Years of Health and Wellbeing at Our Novus Wakefield Hub!

Wakefield

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been two years since we opened the doors to our Novus Wakefield Health and Wellbeing Hub! In that time, we’ve had the pleasure of serving countless patients and hosting numerous classes aimed at promoting wellness in our community. Since our grand opening, we’ve welcomed 16,000 patients through our […]

The Effects of Stress on the Skin

Girl with stress based rash

Stress can affect the whole body, including your hair, nails, and skin. It’s all to do with the hormones in your body. Have you noticed, for example, that when you’re stressed, you’re more likely to break out in spots? Stress is a part of life and sometimes it’s impossible to avoid it. What matters, however, […]

The Effects of Stress on our Physical and Mental Wellbeing

We all experience some form of stress at some point in our lives. Whether it’s pressure from work, personal relationships, or financial worries, stress can take a toll on both our mental and physical wellbeing. One physical manifestation of stress is Musculoskeletal (MSK) pain – discomfort or pain affecting the muscles, joints, ligaments, tendons and […]

Transform your health with Eddie, Novus Health’s new Health Coach

If you live in Wakefield and need help to get better and stay better, you’ve come to the right place. Eddie Bailey is our new MSK Health Coach and an expert in nutrition and exercise. Eddie is here to support our physiotherapy patients in their recovery journey. Crucially, he’s here to keep you on track […]

How Resistance Bands Can Help with Rehabilitation and Strength Building

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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 […]

Are you suffering from dry, itchy, flaky skin this winter?

Dry, itchy, flaky skin? | Ask your GP to refer you to Novus Health Dermatology

Cold weather can cause something called “winter itch” which causes skin to become dry, red, and scaly. In some circumstances small cracks in the skin and bleeding can also occur. In this blog, you will discover the causes of skin damage in colder months and effective preventive measures to keep your skin healthy. Can cold […]

10 years helping Wakefield residents to hear better and live better

The team at Novus Health is thrilled to share an amazing milestone with our NHS patients: the 10th anniversary of our adult hearing loss service. In what feels like the blink of an eye, ten years of hard work, dedication and commitment to providing high quality hearing care and support to those dealing with adult […]

Wakefield Mayor opens doors to new Novus Health hub in Pontefract

Pontefract Opening

The Mayor of Wakefield, Cllr Josie Pritchard, officially opened the doors to Novus Health’s new health & wellbeing hub in the heart of Pontefract this week. The hub means NHS patients can arrange appointments six-days-a-week, including Saturdays, to see a qualified audiologist, physiotherapist or dermatologist. A choice of early evening slots will be on offer, […]

Bonfire Night Hearing Safety

Bonfire night will shortly be upon us and as exciting as this night can be, with exploding rockets and sizzling sparklers, take a moment to think about the impact this noisy festival can have on your hearing and your child’s. Did you know that fireworks can reach up to 130dB in noise, which is equivalent […]