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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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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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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Your Posture Might Be Affecting Your Digestion

posture digestion drawn onto people

Ever finished a sensibly-sized meal and wondered why you feel as though you have eaten an entire hippo? If you’re a regular sufferer of bloating or discomfort after eating you have probably already blamed all the usual culprits—poor gluten and dairy get a lot of undeserved blame for problems which actually originate in your own…

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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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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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How is your posture?

guy at work with bad posture

We have all heard about the importance of having good posture. So many of us have heard time and time again that sitting tall, holding your head high and keeping good posture is very important. However, besides looking poised, healthy and professional, why is having ‘good posture’ so important? When you maintain your good posture,…

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Could driving be causing you back or neck pain?

Chiropractor driving his car

Travelling to work, shopping, ferrying the children around, getting to meetings, visiting friends and relatives; for many people driving is a routine activity, an essential part of daily life. And it’s a very comfortable and convenient way of travelling, especially in the winter, when the cold, wet weather sets in. But all this time spent…

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Helping your body to withstand stress and prevent injury

Dad playing with his son

Injuries, aches and pains – we all suffer from them. But have you ever wondered what causes them in the first place and whether there is anything you can do to help prevent them from happening?  Injuries tend to happen when our bodies can no longer withstand or adapt to the stress that they are…

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