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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Our Nailsea Clinic Discusses Arthritis

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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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Gardening: The Secret Workout

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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. Simply being in a green space can make you feel happier and healthier and gardening is an easy way to…

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Are aches & pains inevitable for over 50’s?

Guy with neck pain

The conventional wisdom is that if you’re over 50, you can expect aches and pains to become a regular feature of life. But while ageing undeniably has an impact on the body, “It’s just old age” should never be an excuse. “I used to love playing football, but I just keep injuring myself recently –…

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

senior with Sciatica pain

Sciatica is a term many people are familiar with as up to 40% of people will experience it in their lifetime (NICE 2016). But what exactly is sciatica, what causes it and how can you prevent becoming one of them? Dr Pippa Seaton from our Clevedon Clinic and Dr Matt Newman from our Nailsea clinic discuss. Sciatica symptoms Typically, the pain associated…

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Is your child’s backpack causing them pain?

three children walking to school

Ah, school. New sets of flashy highlighters, packs of biros in every pencil case and a backpack to haul it all. Your child’s eyes might ignite when they see a colourful superhero backpack or they may even beg for one with so many compartments it could hold enough food for a year. But, although a…

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Only the pros know this secret golf tip

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If you are reading this, I assume you want to find out the secret that all the pros use to improve their game. Keep reading to find out how restrictions in the body can halt your performance and discover the vital game changer most of the pros are using!  Golf, what a great game! Frustrating…

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

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Guess what? It’s almost summer! Remember that romantic view of summer you had as a kid? You’d anxiously wait for that blissful time of year dedicated to nothing but going out, rolling in the grass, and happily ignoring all summer assignments from your teachers. You would always make activities out of nothing, finding a way…

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To stand tall or not to stand tall?

Child balancing books on his head with a pink apple

In my experience, so many people take their posture for granted, not realising how much it can impact there lives. I grew up walking around my grandmothers living room with a book or bottle balanced on my head. ‘Keep your shoulders back, look forward, stand tall’ she used to say. I found this highly entertaining…

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Live well with Chiropractic

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I want to live life to the full! A sentence which we hear all the time, even if we don’t openly shout it from the rooftops, deep down it is something that we all naturally aspire too. No doubt we all have slightly different opinions on what it means to us; some people may think…

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