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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;…

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Migraines, cervicogenic and tension headaches

Nearly all of us will suffer from occasional headaches, some more than others. Be they migraines, cervicogenic, tension headaches or some other kind of headache that are not caused by slightly too much wine the night before! The World Health Organisation (WHO) has defined the structures responsible for certain types of headache include: The Neck…

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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…

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…

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…

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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,…

Luton and Hitchin Chiropractic

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:…