Health warning as lockdown back pain on the rise

Women with back pain on the phone

A ‘perfect storm’ for back trouble is brewing. Home-working conditions and the impact of lockdown restrictions have led to a big rise in the number of people suffering from pain. They are seeing a big increase in people with neck pain, headaches, pain between the shoulder blades, pain down the arms, and lower back trouble.…

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Working from home: your health check

Working from home

Many people are now working from home instead of going into their office. The good news is working from home has many positive aspects, such as increased flexibility and productivity, less time commuting and the ability to stay in your comfy clothes all day. But it can also present a couple of unique set of…

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Willow Remains Open

Willow remains open

Continuing to keep you safe… We are open and we are here for you. Along with other healthcare providers, Willow will remain open so you can continue to receive your care during these turbulent times. Attending your chiropractic appointment is essential healthcare travel and we are equipped with medical-grade PPE to ensure you can continue…

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Yate talks lower back pain

pain locations

Your lower back is perfectly engineered to provide strength, support and flexibility to your upper body. It’s no wonder it’s so sensitive to pain and injury from everyday life.  Back pain is one of the most common and debilitating conditions people face and could be sourced from several causes, as well as range in severity.…

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Nailsea Clinic: Let’s Talk Sciatica

Vector of a woman with a lower back pain

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. This allows you to move your legs and walk,…

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Headaches and Migraines – Yate Clinic

Headaches and Migraines

Migraines are the third most common disease in the world, currently ranked 7th as the most disabling disease.  Anything from bright screens, loud music or lack of food and water can all be triggers for one of these uncomfortable aches. They are so common that most people just accept them as a part of their…

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Our Nailsea Clinic Discusses Arthritis

elbow bones injury

Arthritis is a very common condition in the UK, affecting millions of people each year. It’s a debilitating condition that causes swelling and pain in the joints. People who suffer from arthritis often struggle with mobility and find that the condition severely impacts their lifestyle. Although arthritis is a common condition, it is sometimes not…

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Nailsea Clinic: Get Better with Bands

sporty woman doing different exercises with resistance band

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. They allow you to focus and work on specific parts of the body, potentially speeding up the process…

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Healthy snacks to keep you full

hungry people eating different foods

Although snacking has developed a bad reputation over the years, snacks can be an important part of your diet. They provide energy in the middle of the day or when you exercise, which also decreases your hunger and keeps you from overeating at mealtime. Snacking isn’t usually the issue, it’s the type of snacks you…

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Life after lockdown

women on hammock reading

For many of us, the past few months have been spent in the comfort of our homes. Away from work, friends and family, at a much slower pace than before. But, with restrictions beginning to tentatively lift, some people may be feeling a little anxious about returning to normal life. Lockdown has been difficult on…

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