FROM THE EDITOR
When you hear the word ‘therapy’ what do you think of? Chances are it’s a clinical room, with a couch. Well, that’s all about to change. A new breed of therapies sees patients stepping out of the consulting room – quite literally.
Our feature on page 4 takes a look at this new trend. From walking while you talk, to painting your feelings and even spending time around horses, therapies that take patients out of the traditional confines of a clinic are proving to be increasingly beneficial when it comes to treating mental health conditions, experts say.
It’s a positive step that could give hope and confidence to those who may have considered therapy but are put off by the traditional format.
Providing hope and boosting confidence are recurring themes in this week’s issue. Our must-read report on page 6 looks into the new findings around prostate cancer – thanks to extensive research and a number of breakthroughs, the prognosis is better than ever.
Meanwhile, our three-page special on page 8 tackles the confidence-sapping woes we all face at this time of year, when the weather warms up and it’s time to bare our legs. Our expert panel reveals the best tips, tricks and products to combat everything from cellulite to varicose veins, so you can step out with aplomb this spring. Have a great week!