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…

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder?

A Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis as it is medically known, is a painful and disabling disorder in which the shoulder capsule, the connective tissue surrounding the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder, becomes inflamed and stiff, and causing chronic pain. Overtime it thickens the joint capsule which can greatly restrict motion. Sometime it is unclear…

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…

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…

New Facebook Competition!

New Facebook Competition!

If you wish to enter online then just send an e.mail to the Heales Clinics facebook page after you’ve liked it with your name or your friend or family member’s name if they are liking it on your recommendation and you will both be entered into the prize draw. From the team at Heale’s Chiropractic…

Music can actually help to ease your pain!

Music can actually help to ease your pain!

We all know that listening to music can soothe emotional pain, but Taylor Swift, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys can also ease physical pain, according to a study of children and teenagers who had major surgery. The analgesic effects of music are well known, but most of the studies have been done with adults and most…

Is your loved one, friend, or co-worker is suffering from back pain?

Is your loved one, friend, or co-worker is suffering from back pain?

If your loved one, friend, or co-worker is suffering from back pain then this blog post has a few tips to help you both: http://www.spine-health.com/blog/caring-someone-back-pain 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

Heale's Clinics at Rhythms of the World!

Heale’s Clinics at Rhythms of the World!

It’s that time of year again to head down to the Priory in Hitchin this weekend (20th & 21st of June) and enjoy some good music, food, drink and (hopefully) sunshine! We’ll be there with bells on! Well more specifically we have a stand where we will be offering Free 5 minute massages and Free…

It's Chiropractic Awareness Week!

It’s Chiropractic Awareness Week!

This week (13th – 19th of April) is all about getting the word of Chiropractic out to the people that could really benefit from it and are unsure about what it is and how it can help them. Chiropractic is a system of complementary medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the…