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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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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6 Neck & Shoulder Stretches to Do At Your Desk

receptionist with neck and shoulder pain

Poor posture at work is one of the most common reasons why you may have suffered with neck, shoulder and back pain. You may also find that this is accompanied by headaches, as the forward head position that often comes with long hours in front of a computer puts strain and tension on your neck…

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Is clicking your own neck & back safe?

women clicking her neck

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! Everyone does it – but is…

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Are your headaches caused by neck tension?

Neck Tension

Headaches may not seem like a particularly serious health condition. But ongoing pain, even at a low level, can have serious impacts on our physical and metal wellbeing. And with more than 10 million people in the UK suffering with regular headaches, according to the NHS, the problem is a significant one. If you regularly…

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Driving without pain

Driving without pain

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. Across the UK, drivers spent 30 hours on average in delays each year. Modern life involves spending so…

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

People picking up bowling balls

“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. Ian, one of our Yate Chiropractors recently did…

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How can YOU manage headaches?

Child with head pains

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints you will hear from people you know and we’ve all had one at some point! They can affect our daily life, making it hard to concentrate. However did you know that there any many different types and causes of headaches? Rarely, they can be serious, however…

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Have you got Text-Neck?

guy on his phone in train station

Headaches? Dull aches? Could it be text neck? Imagine the scene. You’re opening an email on your phone, it’s not loading and the circle keeps spinning. Whilst attempting to refresh the page for the fifth time you feel a little ache in your neck and shoulders. This is a surprisingly common problem that can seriously…

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Live well with Chiropractic

woman about to rock climb

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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