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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

RSI refers to aches and pains in your upper body caused by repetitive movements and poor posture at work.  It is also called occupational overuse injury and overuse syndrome. RSI mainly affects your arms,elbows, wrists, hands, fingers, neck and shoulders. You can get this condition from a wide range of occupations and activities.  You may…

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Headaches – What Are They?

The causes of headaches are numerous, but Chiropractic treatment has been proven to be very effective in the treatment of certain types of headaches! But what type of  headaches can Chiropractic treatment help with? Chiropractic treatment can help with headaches where the pain typically develops in the neck, although the pain is felt in the…

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Chiropractors treat feet too!

It’s true! Chiropractic adjustments can be performed on many different joints, and although Chiropractors do focus mainly on the spine, they are also trained in treating the arms, legs hands, ankles and feet – even the jaw! Here are some common causes of pain in your feet and how Chiropractic treatment could help! Plantar Fasciitis…

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Dizziness for no reason?

Incredibly two in five over 40’s experience dizziness or vertigo!  This can have an enormous impact on your daily routine.   It can stop you from doing things for fear of falling. Try these 5 simple ways to help reduce the dizziness! Get a good nights sleep! Pain, anxiety, medication and too much caffeine can lead…

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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…

D.I.Y. -Don't Injure Yourself!

D.I.Y. -Don’t Injure Yourself!

It’s that time of year again, the warmer weather approaches and those little D.I.Y. jobs that you put off all winter suddenly become ultra important! It is estimated there are approximately 200,000 D.I.Y. accidents each year in the U.K.; most of which could often be easily avoided – so before you start make sure you…

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Snap, Crackle and Pop

We’ve all experienced joint noises, knees that snap when we stand up, feet that pop when we move them and a neck that cracks when we turn our heads! The older you get, the more noise your joints can make.  Although often joint cracking can be loud and might be annoying there is usually nothing…

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“Slipped Disc”

We all know someone who has “slipped a disc”!!  The good news is that slipping a disc is not possible! The vertebral discs between each vertebrae cannot “slip out” – so what is actually happening when someone has “slipped a disc”?? The spine is made up of 33 bones called vertebrae with a vertebral disc between…

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Perils of flip flops

Are flip flops the most dangerous shoes you can wear?  As the warmer weather approaches we turn to flip flops as everyday wear, but just stop and think about the possible long-term effects of wearing shoes with so little support! It is easy to understand their appeal, flip flops are super quick to put on…

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Benefits of cycling – hit the road!!

Cycling is a healthy, low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels.  It is also fun, good for the environment and cheap!!! Regular physical activity such as cycling can help protect you from serious diseases such as heart disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer, mental illness and arthritis – so hit…