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Eat for healthy joints!

Your everyday routine can have a big impact on the health and longevity of your joints. For example, choosing foods that build bone density, strengthen connective tissue and reduce inflammation can help you prevent injuries and preserve your joints for a long, active life. What should we be eating or drinking to help promote healthy…

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Why does cold weather make joints ache?

There is no one explanation for why dropping temperatures can make your muscles and joints ache. One theory is that cold weather causes muscles to lose more heat and contract, causing tightness throughout the body. Joints get tighter, muscles can lose their range of motion and nerves can be pinched more easily. Another  theory relates to…

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Survive winter with arthritis

If it hasn’t arrived where you live yet, rest assured that winter is on it’s way, and that can be bad news for people suffering from arthritis! Science hasn’t really come up with a reason why the cold weather can make arthritis joint pain and stiffness worse, but there are a few possible explanations.  A…

Could Running Be Good For Your Knees?

Could Running Be Good For Your Knees?

In the not too distant past, people suffering from Arthritis were advised not to jog as the additional stress could further injure the cartilage in your knees!  However the results of some recent research studies, fly in the face of conventional wisdom – running may actually be good for your knees! Here’s How! A Swedish…

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Arthritis – Eat to Beat Pain!

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint. In the UK alone, more than 10 million people have arthritis pain or other similar conditions that affect the joints.  Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children. The most common types of arthritis are:- Osteoarthrits – the most common type of…

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…

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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…

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…