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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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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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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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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Gratitude Journaling: Morning and Night

Gratitude journal with a pen

Gratitude journaling has a wide range of benefits. It improves sleep, improves your sense of wellbeing and improves your positivity and outlook on disruptive events in your life – such as this one. Although times are tough, it’s important to remember that our water supply and electricity is uninterrupted, supermarkets and hospitals are still operating…

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Gardening: The Secret Workout

People gardening

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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Fun ways to keep your family entertained

Happy Parents with Children Playing Game at Home

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. Baking and cooking Lockdown provides the ideal opportunity to get creative with the families cooking skills. Cooking is comforting, brings families together…

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Exercising at home with our chiropractors

women doing yoga #Stay At Home

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.  Research shows that as little as 30 minutes…

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