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Nailsea Clinic: Let's Talk Sciatica

Posted on 19 July 2020
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Family Health, Health, Pain, Posture, Sciatica, Wellbeing

Sciatica is when the sciatic nerve, which runs from your hips to your feet, is irritated. Fashioned from nerve roots, they join together to form the largest nerve in the human body and feed each of your legs with messages from the brain and back again.

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Nailsea Clinic: Get Better with Bands

Posted on 06 July 2020
Tags: Back Pain, Exercise, Family Health, Health, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief, Performance, Posture, Wellbeing

Resistance bands are an excellent piece of equipment to aid aches and pains or after an injury. The band helps add resistance to your motions, improving both your strength and flexibility without undue stress on the joints.

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Life after lockdown

Posted on 18 June 2020
Tags: Back2School, Back-to-School, Community, COVID-19, Family Health, Health, Mental, Summer, Wellbeing

Lockdown has been difficult on our bodies, both physically and mentally. But we are doing everything possible to support people who are struggling. This is the time to focus on our health and come out of lockdown fighting fit. Here are some tips on how to navigate through this season of change:

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Gratitude Journaling: Morning and Night

Posted on 11 June 2020
Tags: Family Health, Health, Mental, Stress, Wellbeing

When you change your mindset and start thinking this way, you develop a sense of gratitude. Such gratitude overrides and overcomes whatever worries you may have. It makes you feel connected. Here are three key ways to effectively practice gratitude journalling powerfully.

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Gardening: The Secret Workout

Posted on 29 May 2020
Tags: Active Ageing, COVID-19, Exercise, Family Health, Health, Mental, Sport, Walking

Take off your running shoes and slip on your wellies, experts say taking up gardening is just as good as going to the gym. Spending time outdoors provides substantial health benefits and improves your wellbeing.

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Fun ways to keep your family entertained

Posted on 21 May 2020
Tags: COVID-19, Exercise, Family Health, Health, Mental, Wellbeing

It's not easy keeping the family entertained at the best of times, let alone when everyone's restricted to inside the house. To help, we’ve put together some ways to keep the fun going.

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Exercising at home with our chiropractors

Posted on 30 April 2020
Tags: COVID-19, Exercise, Family Health, Wellbeing

We’ve been posting daily videos of our Chiropractor’s on our YouTube channel to give you the best tips and routines to stick to while you’re at home. Here they are all put together in one place, giving you a full half-hour routine that you can do daily.

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Stay in bed and don't feel bad about it

Posted on 23 April 2020
Tags: Family Health, Health, Mental, Sleep, Stress, Wellbeing

It goes without saying that to keep your body healthy during lockdown, you need to stay active. But if one day you don't feel up to doing anything, that's fine too. It's important to be kind to yourself and recognise when you need a break.

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10 Things To Do During Isolation

Posted on 16 April 2020
Tags: COVID-19, Exercise, Family Health, Gym, Important, Mental, Wellbeing

Finding things to do at home when bored has become a leading challenge we didn't exactly account for when making 2020 plans. That’s why we’ve rounded up 10 fun things you can do at home to make this time a little bit more exciting.

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Are aches & pains inevitable for over 50's?

Posted on 19 September 2019 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Active Ageing, Family Health, Health

Pain is a signal from your body that something is wrong and needs attention. If you address it sooner rather than later, you can continue to stay active and make the most of life well into your 50's and beyond.

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40% of people will suffer with sciatica in their lifetime, but how can you avoid being one of them?

Posted on 06 September 2019 by Dr Pippa Seaton & Dr Matt Newman
Tags: Active Ageing, causes, Family Health, Pain, Pain Relief, Sciatica, symptoms, tips

Dr Pippa Seaton and Dr Matt Newman discuss sciatica and how to avoid being affected by it.

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Is your child's backpack causing them pain?

Posted on 22 August 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Back2School, Family Health, Wellbeing

New sets of flashy highlighters, packs of biros in every stationary case and a backpack to haul it all. But, with the kids back to school, now is the perfect time to establish some positive backpack habits.

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