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Are Muscles The Cause Of My Scoliosis?

  A scoliosis can be a difficult diagnosis to deal with as it can have varying degrees of severity. For that reason, receiving a diagnosis of scoliosis can be daunting, particularly if you are unaware of the degree of the problem. In reality, there are types of...

Why Does My Back Hurt Lying On A Flat Surface?

  There are many positions that you can adopt during the day that might exacerbate any back pain that you already have, or bring on pain or aching that you don’t necessarily notice bothers you during the day. It’s quite common to experience pain in the back when lying...

Which Supplements Are Best For Sciatica

One of the most prominent back complaints that we hear the most about is Sciatica. Sadly, it affects millions of people, which may mean that you or a loved one may at some point suffer from the debilitating pain it causes. Those who suffer with it may find themselves...

What Are Appropriate Curves In The Spine?

  The curvature of your spine is a fundamental part of what makes up a functionally efficient body, one that is able to absorb the pressures that we put on our backs on a day-to-day basis and will, for the most part, work towards preventing injury and increasing the...

Suffering With Sharp Shoulder Pain?

  Sharp pains in the shoulder area can be a difficult problem to live with, especially as it can affect everything from your ability to perform any workouts at the gym, you may find carrying things difficult, or even daily household tasks such as cleaning to be a...

Alternatives to Surgery for a Slipped Disc

  Disc injuries are something that we see on a daily basis here, and they can cause severe pain in the back or neck depending on where they’re located. They can also cause debilitating symptoms to appear in other areas of the body due to the vast number of nerves that...

Why Does Correcting Your Posture Hurt?

It’s a common misconception when solving postural issues in the spine that going through a correction process will be painful. In reality, when done properly, this couldn’t be further from the truth. You may notice if you have bad posture during your day to day life,...

How To Treat A Reduced Lordosis

The natural curves that form a healthy spine allow us to perform at our best everyday. They allow for healthy transmission of information throughout the body, and makes sure the body can effectively bear the stresses and strains that we put on it on a daily basis....

Will Massage Help My Tight Muscles

  When we experience tight muscles, the first thing that springs to mind to ease the pain is generally to massage the area. This may help ease the tension but in reality you could potentially be unknowingly causing more damage, unwanted side-effects and overall you’re...

How Can You Improve Your Posture As An Adult

Improving your posture is definitely an overlooked necessity of everyday life. Looking after your spine during early adulthood can help prolong good spinal health, and contribute towards decreasing likelihood of injury and chronic back pain later in life. If you have...

Why Does My Middle Back Hurt When I Look Down

  The mid-back, specifically your thoracic spine, runs from roughly the top of your shoulders at the base if the neck, down past the bottom of where your shoulder blades would align. Pain in this region can be caused for a number of reasons but is usually linked to...

How Is Sciatica Caused?

  Sciatica can be an extremely painful condition to live with on a daily basis. With studies showing an astounding 20% of sufferers are unable to work as a result of their symptoms, if you’re a regular sufferer of back aches and pains it’s very useful to know the...

Why Do I Have Pins & Needles In My Fingers?

Something we see on a regular basis at the clinic are people experiencing symptoms that exist outside of back or neck pain, perhaps their feet are in pain, they’re experiencing tightness across the shoulders, or maybe experiencing pins and needles in the hands. It’s...

Can using kettlebells help with upper back pain?

If you’re suffering from upper back pain that is resulting from bad posture at work, perhaps you find yourself after a long day at your desk or being sat for long periods in front of the television with poor awareness of your posture. You may find that you experience...

How Can I Help Tendinitis

If you’re suffering with tendinitis, it can be an extremely painful condition that can gradually get worse over time as the tendon becomes more inflamed. It can also be a temperamental condition that without proper treatment in the first instance, can continue to...

Are Smartphones & Tablets Bad For Your Spine?

The increasing popularity of technology including smartphones, tablets and laptops over the last ten years has led to an interesting change in the amount of people seeking help for neck pain and the associated back problems that can be caused as a result of neck...

Is Your Osteopath Putting Your Bones Back In Place

It is exceptionally common for many people to visit their chiropractor or osteopath in order to have traditional manipulations. These are technically referred to as High Velocity - Low Amplitude thrusts (or HVLA), and aim to produce a small movement at a high speed in...

Discover How We Treat Neck Pain & Why It Works!

  You may have landed here because either yourself, a loved one or friend is suffering with neck pain. Now chances are if you’re suffering from neck pain once in awhile it’s probably nothing to worry about, but if you’re beginning to notice neck pain recurring...

What Can Be Done For Neck Pain While Studying

  It’s that time of year again when children, teenagers, young adults and mature students are going through exams, but this exceptionally busy and stressful time of year can be made even more difficult if you suffer from neck pain. Whether it’s resting your head over...