Category Archives: Health

Chiropractor Has Saved My Cycling

10 Nov 2014

After picking up a copy of cycling weekly last week I was delighted to see a bit of positive publicity about our profession. The editor of the magazine, Robert Garbutt, explains that when he thought all was lost in regards to returning to cycling he sought the help of a chiropractor who got him back […]

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What’s The Single Best Thing We Can Do For Our Health?

03 Nov 2014

If you didn’t know already, exercise is pretty good for your health. It is one of those things that we as a collective know we should do more of but don’t. The main reason a lot of us exercise is because it makes us feel better but do we all realise the overall effects it […]

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Summer – Back Pain’s Friend or Foe?

11 Jul 2013

When it comes to back pain, summer is the busiest time of the year. You would assume that winter may be worse as it’s very cold, which would allow us to seize up but you would be wrong. The problem is we have a winter that extends for months in the UK and when a […]

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Bright Tape at Wimbledon – What Is It?

03 Jul 2013

Wimbledon is one of the largest sporting events of the year with spectators watching all around the world. There will be no doubt that multiple people will have noticed the appearance of brightly coloured tape on a number of the athletes. So, what is the point of this tape? Is it just a fashion statement […]

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What Are Headaches And Why Do I Get So Many?

29 Oct 2012

Headaches are one of the most misunderstood areas of health. A headache is something that is thought of as normal and “everyone gets them”. A common answer to “How often do you get headaches?” is “No more than the next person”. Headaches, although common, are not normal. The headache itself is a symptom of an […]

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Is There Any Point In Stretching?

21 Oct 2012

Stretching is commonly thought as one of those things you should do either after or before sport. But would there be any benefit of stretching daily? Is there any benefit of stretching before or after sport?

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Slipped A Disc? What Does This Mean?

15 Oct 2012

I’m sure that you have met someone who has ‘slipped a disc’ in their time and most probably they were in a terrible amount of pain. So what is a disc? Is it possible to slip it? Why does this slipping of the disc cause so much pain and discomfort?

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Arthritis, Nothing Can Be Done… Really?

16 Aug 2012

Arthritis is a condition that affects people of all ages but it becomes more common with increasing age. People often say ‘Nothing can be done for my back pain, I’ve got arthritis’. So, if you have arthritis does it really mean you have to just grit your teeth and put up with it?

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My Back Is Hurting – What Do I Do?

16 Aug 2012

There is a lot of conflicting information about what to do when you hurt your back. So what do you do? Is it best to follow the olds wives tales or listen to what has worked best for someone else?

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Why Is My Pain So Bad?

04 Aug 2012

Pain is often the first thing to arrive and the last thing to leave. Also, pain often appears in areas that don’t seem to be related to the problem area. So, what is pain and what determines when and where it arrives?

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