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;…

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Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic pain and depression are unpleasant sensations that play an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and informs you to take care of the damaged body part afterwards. Chronic pain, on the other hand, has no time limit, often…

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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…

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…

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…

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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,…

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…

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

Photos from our tent at ROTW

Photos from our tent at ROTW

Here are some photos from our tent at Rhythms of the World! Thank you to all who cam for a chat to see if Chiropractic could help them and hope you enjoyed the massages! From the team at Heale’s Chiropractic Clinics Over 30 years of helping people in Hitchin and Luton and the surrounding areas…