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Applying Lessons From ‘Deep Work’ By Cal Newport To Medicine And Living (Or How The Way You Work Can Create Greater Performance, Satisfaction And Career Prospects)

I’ve recently read ‘Deep Work’ by Cal Newport. I think that the book’s message is valuable to everyone, but in this (long) blog, I want to show how employing dedicated Deep Work is essential for a fulfilling career in medicine (and yet is difficult to achieve).

Acute on Chronic – Lifestyle Medicine

I recently treated a lovely 45 year old female patient who had arrived in the ambulatory care department. As I flicked through her triage notes in preparation for our consultation, … Continue reading Acute on Chronic – Lifestyle Medicine

Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?

Concussion is big news in the Sports Medicine world, and for good reason. This brain injury is commonly sustained during sport and is characterised by diffuse axonal damage. In the … Continue reading Magnesium supplementation to counter Traumatic Brain Injury?

What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.

Crossfit. It is both the darling and the devil of the fitness industry. It offers a simple exercise methodology of ‘constantly varied functional movements at high intensity’, yet its success … Continue reading What healthcare could learn from the CrossFit boom.

Building Better Bones with S&C!

This article is my follow-on piece from Forget Frailty.   In the world of Strength and Conditioning, Muscle Is King. The benefits are undisputed; lifting weights builds strength, improves our coordination and … Continue reading Building Better Bones with S&C!

Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.

On the 22nd March 2016, Xanni von Guionneau and I were fortunate enough to attend ‘Marginal Gains in Sports Medicine’, a conference held at the Emirates Stadium in London. The … Continue reading Arsenal SEM 2016: Load, Injuries and Determination.