Do you sit correctly in your car?

Do you sit correctly in your car?

As most of you will know, Back Pain affects all aspects of your daily routine from laying down, sitting, walking and driving your car.   Did you know that sitting for too long can make Back Pain even worse?   Sitting can cause up to 90% more stress on your spine than standing!   So…

Is the Winter Weather Making your Back Pain Worse?

Is the Winter Weather Making your Back Pain Worse?

Whether you love the changing of the seasons and the chance to don your winter woolies or you hate the lack of sunshine and the restriction of your outdoor activities – cold weather affects us all in a similar way. When temperatures drop, the body slows down meaning it requires more rest to be able…

upper back pain

Upper Back Pain

According to the National Office of Statistics in 2015 more than 1 million work days were lost in Britain due to back aches, with more and more of us hunched over computers upper back pain and stiffness has become far more common than lower back pain. Upper Back Pain and stiffness can be caused by: …

Massage Gift Voucher

£30 Massage Gift Voucher

Stuck for a last minute present? Why not get your loved one a Massage Gift Voucher for a Deep Cleansing Massage? Some benefits of massage are: Reduction in Chronic Pain Deep-tissue massage increases the flow of blood through through the body, it helps reduce the inflammation that causes pain. Deep-tissue massage can also help alleviate…

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…

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;…

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…

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…

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…