"Slipped Disc"

“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…

flip flops

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…

Eat to beat Muscle Cramp

Eat to beat Muscle Cramp

Cramp is a sudden and severe, involuntary muscle contraction that can last anything from a few seconds to approximately ten minutes.  Cramp can happen anywhere in the body but the most common place is in the legs. There are many different causes for muscle cramps, but one of them may be caused by a poor…

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…

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

New Facebook Competition!

New Facebook Competition!

If you wish to enter online then just send an e.mail to the Heales Clinics facebook page after you’ve liked it with your name or your friend or family member’s name if they are liking it on your recommendation and you will both be entered into the prize draw. From the team at Heale’s Chiropractic…

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…

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…

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…