mums with back pain

Mums with Back Pain

Having a new-born baby is hard work. Bending down to pick up things, carrying supplies, changing nappies and breastfeeding all put extra pressure on your back. Although, the majority of new mums with back pain isn’t debilitating, it can take 2 to 3 months for back pain to ease after the baby is born. Chiropractor’s…

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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;…

Hot and cold therapy? Ice? or Heat?

Hot and cold therapy? Ice? or Heat?

Hot and cold therapy vs cold and hot therapy?! Firstly I would like to clarify one major point and that is the massive misconception of the phrase hot and cold therapy. During this post I will be referring to the treatment as hot and cold therapy as that is what it is most commonly known…

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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…

A great link for chronic low back pain!

A great link for chronic low back pain!

Click the link to visit a page by Spine Health for low back pain on: The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Inactivity: The Disuse Syndrome From the team at Heale’s Chiropractic Clinics Over 30 years of helping people in Hitchin and Luton and the surrounding areas of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

Back Care Awareness Week

Back Care Awareness Week

All over the country it’s Back Care Awareness Week! This week is all about looking after your back be it at work, at home or during activity. Like most clinics we offer a CHIRO CHECK which is a free 15 minute no obligation consultation in which we can assess you to see if Chiropractic treatment…

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Chiropractic Diet!

Chiropractors regularly advise people to make sure that they get enough omega 3s in their diet so here’s a great article from arthritis health to help you with your super healthy chiropractic diet! ‘There are many different anti-inflammatory foods that have been shown to help those with arthritis—especially the types of arthritis that involve systemic inflammation,…

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Luton and Hitchin Chiropractic Competition

The end is nigh for our facebook competition but it’s still not too late to enter! If you are a patient of our Luton and Hitchin chiropractic clinics and have already liked the page then just find a friend who is willing to add us and pop down to the clinic and give us their…

Can you put a price on health?

Can you put a price on health?

How expensive is Chiropractic really? Yes it’s private healthcare that you have to pay for, unless of course you have private healthcare insurance but at the end of the day you are still paying a monthly fee for that. The question you should ask yourself is: How much is pain affecting my life? For example:…

Answering the age old question: Is it better to heat or ice?

Answering the age old question: Is it better to heat or ice?

Sometimes when you are in pain you just don’t know which to do and the simplest answer if you are unsure is to do nothing. It all depends on whether there is inflammation present or not and usually with acute injury there is. The best way of thinking about inflammation is like a small controlled…