arthritis

Does knuckle cracking lead to arthritis of the fingers?

This is one of the great old wive’s tales that knuckle cracking leads to arthritis and in short the answer is NO! “The main serious consequence of knuckle cracking would appear to be its annoying effect on the observer.” When I was at chiropractic college I had to do something that was called an ‘outreach…

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 Pain in the Butt: 5 Signs of Chronic Hamstring Tendinopathy

A Pain in the Butt: 5 Signs of Chronic Hamstring Tendinopathy

Just as your favorite pair of jeans can become worn and threadbare in the knees, your tendons can also develop chronic injury through wear-and-tear. http://www.sports-health.com/blog/pain-butt-5-signs-chronic-hamstring-tendinopathy 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

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…

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…