hip=pocket-wallet syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome, what-piriformis-syndrome? It is when the piriformis muscle gets compressed and can potentially trap the sciatic nerve. A quick tip to stop this potentially happening is: Don’t wear your wallet in your back pocket! This sub-condition of piriformis syndrome is called hip-pocket-wallet syndrome, and happens because a lot of people keep their wallet in…

over 50's

Six Benefits of Strength Training for the Over 50’s

Strength training doesn’t necessarily mean lifting heavy weights or building big muscles. It can do, if that’s what you’re looking for. But it can also involve using light weights for greater repetitions, using weight machines at the gym, going to a strength training exercise class, or just doing body weight exercises. This means there’s a type of…

PPQM

Hitchin and Luton Chiropractic Clinics win national quality award

The PPQM is awarded to chiropractic clinics that demonstrate excellence in meeting patient expectations in a range of areas including accessibility, cleanliness and safety and patient communication. The decision to award the PPQM is made by a panel of patients and public who form the Royal College of Chiropractor’s patients committee. Principal chiropractor Peter Heale…

Festival

Festivals, Camping and Glamping Advice

Festivals and camping are great activities whatever the weather, however being without the comfort of your own bed can cause problems for your back. Don’t let pain stop you from enjoying the wilderness… or festivals!!! Before going: Pack a number of small bags rather than one large one, to spread the weight of the load;…

posture

Posture and Technology

While fun and efficient, our much-loved technological devices could be the cause of bad posture and resulting back and neck pain… Technology is increasingly becoming part of our everyday life. Everywhere you look people are surfing the net on their computers, writing a text message on their mobile phone or using a tablet to watch a…

massage gift vouchers

Massage Gift Vouchers

Heale’s Clinics Massage Gift Vouchers for Christmas! Do you have someone who’s either impossible to buy for, has everything already or that you are just drawing a complete blank of what you could possibly get for them this year?! Well look no further, how about getting them one of our Massage gift vouchers for an…

Hitchin and Luton massage

Hitchin and Luton Massage Therapy

Hitchin and Luton Massage Therapy The main benefit of massage is helping to decrease muscle pain and tension. Other benefits include a reduction in stress and increasing circulation of blood flow to the area. Our clinics offer Hitchin and Luton massage therapy and have options for different lengths of appointments ranging between 30 minutes, 45…

Low back pain

Back pain! Avoid it when gardening – here are some tips

Back pain! Take care of your back when gardening! The sun has finally come out and although it will probably be patchy until July, if you’re out gardening in the sunshine use these tips to avoid getting back pain whilst you are doing it. Seems obvious but take regular breaks. Take a short break every…

Chiropractic for all ages

Chiropractic for All Ages!

Quite often people think of chiropractic as being suitable only for adults of mid age range i.e. from 18 – 60. However this is a common misunderstanding as chiropractic for all ages including teenagers, children and even new-borns to people in their 90’s and beyond! Lets start at the beginning of Chiropractic for all ages…

Hitchin and Luton Chiropractic

Hitchin and Luton Chiropractic Christmas

Merry Christmas from Hitchin and Luton Chiropractic Clinics!!! If you’re stuck for a last minute present for someone why not pop in to one of our chiropractic clinics in Luton or Hitchin and get your loved one a gift voucher for a massage so they can see in the new year feeling loose and relaxed without…