Dr Miriam Stoppard, provides advice on living with COPD
Adjustamatic’s Health & Mobility Advisor, Dr Miriam Stoppard, provides advice on living with COPD, a respiratory condition which is suffered by millions, but relatively little known. “COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the most common respiratory disease in the UK. Approximately 1.2 million people are living with this, a chronic, progressive condition which, if not […]
Dr. Miriam Stoppard, examines the origins of Cyclo-Therapy
Adjustamatic’s Health & Mobility Advisor, Dr. Miriam Stoppard, examines the origins of Cyclo-Therapy and how it has developed into a leading form of massage treatment, used in our beds and chairs. Here’s a trivia question you’ve never been asked: what’s the connection between a Canadian coal mine and a therapeutic massage? The chance of this […]
What does a good night’s sleep feel like?
Are stresses about your work or family life keeping you up at night? Do you have a medical condition that makes it difficult to nod off? Is your bed giving you grief? A whole range of things can get in the way of a good night’s rest. Highlighting this fact, the NHS now spends around […]
Tell-tale signs you’re sleep deprived
It’s no secret just how important getting enough sleep is. While we may understand the benefits of letting our bodies rest, we’re all guilty of letting our slumber routines slip from time to time. Although a few late nights here and there are perfectly acceptable, how can you tell if you’re simply not getting the […]
The dangerous effects of sleep deprivation
Not getting enough shuteye at night can not only make you feel rubbish the next day, it can actually be dangerous, especially if it happens a lot. Here we look at five ways that a lack of sleep can be hazardous. Chronic medical problems If you’re getting poor sleep on a regular basis, you’re putting […]
5 bedtime faux pas everyone is guilty of
If you struggle to nod off of an evening, did you know that your own nighttime habits could be to blame? To help you snooze more soundly, here are five bedtime faux pas everyone is guilty of and what you can do to overcome them. 1. A shabby sleep setup You might not even realise […]
What is a bad sleeping posture?
Most of us have read or heard advice about ‘good posture’ at one time or another. More often than not it relates to our daytime activities – lifting, pushing, standing up, sitting, using a computer. But how many times have you been given advice about a good posture for sleeping? The answer, in all probability, […]
Fresh as a daisy: how to wake up each day feeling your best
How you feel when you first open your eyes in the morning can determine your mood for the rest of day. Wake up feeling refreshed and revitalised and you’ll be ready to face what lies ahead. Stir from your slumber feeling tired, achy and generally jaded and you might struggle to get out of bed, […]
The 7 Most Common Causes of Insomnia
Insomnia refers to experiencing difficulties getting to sleep or staying asleep, and it is a common problem that’s thought to affect approximately one in every three people in the UK. If you’re struggling to get the kip you need, the steps to overcoming the problem start by understanding the reasons behind your issue. So, to […]
Dr Miriam Stoppard joins the Adjustamatic team!
Adjustamatic are delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Dr Miriam Stoppard OBE, well-known to millions as a leading authority on health issues. As our new Health and Mobility Advisor, Dr Miriam’s expertise, insight and experience is now available for the benefit of Adjustamatic customers across the UK. A medical doctor and Fellow […]