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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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Driving without pain

Posted on 17 August 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Driving, Headaches, Health, Neck Pain, Pain, Pain Relief

Increasingly more patients complain of back pain caused by car journeys. Many people experience neck or low back stiffness after driving. This can cause aches and pains that you may find hard to budge in the future.

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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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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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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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Is your age an excuse, or just a number?

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Willow Chiropractic
Tags: Active Ageing, Diet & Hydration, Exercise, Family Health, Health, Pain, Pain Relief

As an ageing population, more people than ever are starting to believe declining health and declining happiness is normal, but is it?

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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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Why choose chiropractic over pain medication?

Posted on 24 October 2016 by Matthew Freeman
Tags: Headaches, Medication, Pain

Many people suffer years or even decades of pain, using pain relief medication to try and continue a normal life - this is not a good long term strategy!

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Do the hippy hippy squat

Posted on 02 August 2016 by Matthew Freeman
Tags: Pain, Posture

As chiropractors we see a huge number of people with low back and pelvic pain and this is, very commonly, associated with poor hip health and mobility. Just why is it so prevalent and what can you do to help reduce your chance of needing this?

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