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Is clicking your own neck & back safe?

Posted on 05 October 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Back Pain, Exercise, Health, Medication, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief, Wellbeing

Imagine you're sitting at a computer and your neck feels stiff, so you roll your head around, causing that satisfying popping sound in your neck. Or your back is sore, so you press your hands against your spine, leaning backwards till you hear a pop. Aah – instant relief!

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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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Only the pros know this secret golf tip

Posted on 05 June 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Exercise, Golf, Health, Pain, Pain Relief, Performance, Sport, Wellbeing

Golfers are consistently attempting to improve their ability each time they play, whether that be improving their swing or increasing their drive, but so many golfers are missing the secret tip which will inevitably improve their game.

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Did you know your head is as heavy as a bowling ball?

Posted on 05 June 2017 by Ian Orr
Tags: Back Pain, Family Health, Headaches, Health, Neck Pain, Pain, Posture

"Why is neck pain so common", this is a question we get asked all the time. The simple anatomical answer is because holding your head up is like trying to balance a bowling ball on the end of a snooker cue. This presents challenges to the neck.

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Make sure you are sporting summer the right way this year with these must-do tips

Posted on 02 June 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Back Pain, Diet & Hydration, Exercise, Health, Pain, Performance, Summer, Wellbeing

Bright skies, sunny weather and an all-round happier attitude. What’s not to love about summer? Other than the fact Britain has a fierce unpredictable rain cloud waiting to pounce!

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7 Super fun and cheap activities you can be doing this summer - with a healthy spine!

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Exercise, Health, Performance, Summer, Wellbeing

Guess what? It's almost summer! Read this blog to find out 7 super fun ideas you could be doing!

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How can YOU manage headaches?

Posted on 18 April 2017 by Dane Jacks
Tags: Back Pain, Exercise, Headaches, Health, Medication, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief, Stress

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints, how do we manage them?

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The 2 steps to stopping headaches

Posted on 12 April 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Back Pain, Headaches, Health, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief, Posture, Stress, TextNeck, Wellbeing

Headaches can be a nightmare in our everyday lives, so how can we limit them or better yet, stop them altogether?

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To stand tall or not to stand tall?

Posted on 17 March 2017 by Lacey Prosser
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Pain, Posture

I grew up walking around my grandmothers living room with a bottle balanced on my head to improve my posture, how is yours?

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How is your posture?

Posted on 13 March 2017 by Ian Orr
Tags: Back Pain, Exercise, Headaches, Health, Pain, Pain Relief, Performance, Posture

We all know the importance of good posture, but what effects can bad posture have on our bodies?

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Get fit without getting injured

Posted on 13 March 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Back Pain, Exercise, Health, Sport, Wellbeing

For some, the gym can already be the ‘nope’ point. I mean, who wants to rock up to a building full of sweaty, smelly bigger guys than you?

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Have you got Text-Neck?

Posted on 13 March 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Back Pain, Diet & Hydration, Exercise, Headaches, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief, Performance, TextNeck, Wellbeing

Our bodies were designed to move well, eat well and not stare at a piece of technology, so why have we evolved into couch-potatoes?

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Live well with Chiropractic

Posted on 20 February 2017 by Gus Nixon
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Headaches, Health, Neck Pain, Performance, Wellbeing

Chiropractic can help you live well, with a maintained spine and nervous system you can live life to the full!

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Can Chiropractic help pain at such a late age?

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Rose Ritchings
Tags: Active Ageing, Back Pain, Diet & Hydration, Exercise, Health, Pain, Performance, Wellbeing

Do not let your body reach the stage of several warning signs. Rather than waiting until your next birthday, why don't you keep your body working well to achieve an active retirement?

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Could driving be causing you back or neck pain?

Posted on 25 October 2016 by James Barber
Tags: Back Pain, Neck Pain, Posture

For many people driving is a routine activity but too much time spent in a car seat is bad news for our backs causing 50% more pressure on the lumbar discs compared to standing up.

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Back pain - a huge problem

Posted on 23 October 2016 by Gus Nixon
Tags: Back Pain

The research is in, the stats are ominous, it’s certainly no surprise to hear that back pain is a huge problem for a staggering percentage of the population.

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Your garden - the perfect outdoor gym

Posted on 02 August 2016 by Laura Please
Tags: Back Pain, Wellbeing

Exercise is an essential part of life, but not always the most appealing. And who wants to slog away in the gym when the sun is shining? At this time of year, your own back garden can be the ideal place to achieve a great mind and body workout.

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Improve your swing with chiropractic care!

Posted on 02 August 2016 by Liam Rice
Tags: Back Pain, Pain Relief, Sport

Successful golf pro's look after their bodies and that makes all the difference. Rory McIlroy's most recent advert on TV showed him training in the gym and being adjusted by his Chiropractor in preparation for the Masters.

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What is a prolapsed disc?

Posted on 04 July 2016 by Sarah Barrow
Tags: Back Pain

Low back pain is extremely common in the adult population of the UK but only a small percentage of these sufferers have back pain due to a prolapsed disc...

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Getting back on track.

Posted on 13 June 2016 by Thomas Waller
Tags: Back Pain

Mr N came to see me a couple of years ago with a chronic history of back pain as well as pain throughout most of his joints.

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