Getting stressed out!!

Stress and how it affects our necks and backs:   There’s no question that tension and stress can manifest itself in the body. Whether it’s a headache or tight muscles, psychological factors can take a toll on our physical body. … Continue reading

Going anywhere nice this year?……

Flying away this winter?   How to look after your back when you are flying:   Whether you’re flying abroad this winter for a sunny escape or for a skiing trip here are some tips of how you can look … Continue reading

Vitamin D- Taking care of our bones, teeth and muscles.

Vitamin D is an important vitamin that keeps our bones, teeth and muscles strong and healthy. It is made in our bodies through the help of sunlight and sourced from certain foods. A lack of vitamin D can lead to bone deformities … Continue reading

Giving a Thumbs Up?

Text Thumb- A modern day problem on the rise.   Repetitive strain injury of the thumb better known as ‘text thumb’ is on the rise. As we spend more time on our mobiles phones and other tablet devices, we increase the … Continue reading

Digital detox- Part 2

Digital Detox Part 2- The Blue Light Hazard!   Modern society is becoming increasingly reliant and addicted to the benefits and lures of digital devices of all forms, but as with all good things, there are downsides.  In this series … Continue reading

Off to a Tee!

Golf is hard, let’s make it easier.   Tour golfers are surrounded by a team of professionals whose aim is to ensure that they achieve the optimal performance and as the Olympic cycling team showed, incremental improvements add up to … Continue reading

Massage for Body AND Mind

Massage Therapy is more than just relaxing ‘me’ time and often gets misconstrued as a pamper treatment rather than something that aides physical and emotional well-being. Its not thought of as anything medical at all or related to anything medical, … Continue reading

Digital Detox Part 1- Tech Neck!

Modern society is becoming increasingly reliant and addicted to the benefits and lures of digital devices of all forms, but as with all good things, there are downsides. In this series articles I will cover the health issues surrounding our … Continue reading

Wear and Tear…..

Is ‘wear and tear’ causing my back pain? At the clinic we often see people coming to our clinic in pain stating that they have been told that ‘it is due to their age’ or ‘wear and tear’. In this … Continue reading

The Shoulder: Part 1

Courtesy of our new Associate Chiropractor Andrew Smy Have you sustained a shoulder injury? Or are you experiencing pain in the shoulder? This blog will explain the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder to provide an outline for how injuries … Continue reading

10 Surprising Causes Of Back Pain

Back pain is the most common cause of people having to take time off work and is the second most common ailment that GPs see in their surgeries, with the NHS spending around £1 billion on the condition. Many people … Continue reading

Using a Laptop – Tips for Maintaining a Good Posture

We covered ideal desk posture when using a desktop computer in a previous post, but due to low prices and an increase in home working, laptops are everywhere and using them can lead to stresses and strains on the body. … Continue reading

Neck and Back Pain – Advice on Pillows

A good pillow should provide you with two things; comfort and support. It should improve the quality and aid in a good night’s sleep, as well as maintain a good posture ensuring your head, neck and spine remain aligned preventing … Continue reading