Comms Team

Bones, Joints & Muscles 11th December 2020

Going for gold

Kayleigh Haggo is living proof of her maxim, ‘you can achieve anything you set your mind to’. Fitting with this year’s World Cerebral Palsy Day theme, #CPMakeYourMark, 21-year-old Kayleigh is blazing a trail in the international para-sport of race ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 26th November 2020

Sky is the limit

Andy Braybrook’s life changed after a near-fatal accident left him permanently paralysed. Three years after his road collision, he is now back on the road and setting his sights even higher. Andy’s story started on the first fine ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 18th November 2020

BACK ON THE START LINE

Before the break in her foot, British middle-distance runner Bobby Clay had no indication that there was anything wrong with her bone health. “I had competed internationally in athletics from a young teenager all the way through to the end ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 3rd November 2020

Life is better than ever

Three years ago, I needed help getting dressed in the mornings. Now I am a Pilates devotee, living an active, balanced life. My journey with rheumatoid arthritis started out on an otherwise idyllic holiday in France, when I was 42 years ...

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Cardio 29th September 2020

Enjoying life with pulmonary hypertension

Despite an overwhelming diagnosis, David Stott returned to enjoying life, family time and staying fit, all while helping others with the same condition – the epitome of today’s World Heart Day message, ‘Use Heart … for society, your loved ones and ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 21st September 2020

DREAMING WITHOUT LIMITS

Stelios Kympouropoulos, Psychiatrist and Greek Member of the European Parliament (MEP).  I would encourage everyone to pursue their dreams and not let anything stand in their way. At the age of 14 months I was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) ...

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Cardio 25th August 2020

The Heart of a Champion

For Katharina Bauer pole vaulting is her life’s passion — or as she says, “her big love.” The sport of pole vaulting is not for the faint of heart. Competitors sprint down a track and launch themselves into the air, ...

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Bones, Joints & Muscles 27th May 2020

How I found my inner superhero

Michel Fornasier was born without his right hand. It may not be the most severe disability, but it is a highly visible one. The physical and emotional challenges this caused affected his confidence as a child. Now he has turned ...

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Chronic Conditions 26th February 2020

Rare is many, rare is strong, rare is proud

Lara Chappell was in complete shock when her one-year-old son Pierre was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Angelman Syndrome. She’d been expressing concerns to multiple health professionals about her baby’s delayed development from the time he ...

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