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Computer Sense

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Computer Sense Computer sense is the title of an article from the British Chiropractic Association about getting perfect PC posture…… At home, at school or college, at work, or on the move, more and more of us are spending large parts of our day using a computer. When sitting and concentrating on the screen for so long, we may not be aware that the position we are in could be harmful Read More

Gardening

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Gardening Enjoy your gardening with this great advice direct from the British Chiropractic Association. Clothes – Don’t wear clothes that are tight or could constrict your movement. Warm Up – Gardening is like any other exercise; you need to warm up first. Don’t go straight into heavy garden work; start off with lighter jobs, as this will lessen the chance of muscle strain. Clever spring pruning – Get as close Read More

Straighten Up UK

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Straighten Up UK The British Chiropractic Association have produced an exercise routine and some advice below to help combat the nations poor posture….. Download a Straighten Up Leaflet here: Adult    Kids or, if you would like a leaflet posted to you, click here Your posture is important.  Having and maintaining a good posture is a major step in preventing back pain and, whilst no one is immune from back pain, there are some Read More

Driving

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Driving The British Chiropractic Association has recently put together some helpful advice about those regularly spending a lot of time driving and commuting to work……. As if the daily commute is not bad enough, new research has found that 19% of the UK workforce feel that their daily commute is leaving them with neck, back and muscle pain. The research from BUPA found that car drivers particularly are the most affected, with 64% Read More

Active Ageing

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Active Ageing Looking after ourselves as we get older is very important. The British Chiropractic Association has produced the following advice for looking after ourselves ………… Maintaining good health into later years and being aware of how to preserve one of our body’s most important assets, the back, is important in allowing us to maintain activity levels. Research carried out in 2012 by the British Chiropractic Association shows that 48% of Read More

Lifting and Carrying

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Lifting and Carrying The British Chiropractic Association have put together an informative video about how to be sensible when lifting and carrying.

DIY

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DIY If you are keen at DIY, The British Chiropractic Association has some great tips to help avoid any problems with your back and posture. DIY projects People in some parts of the UK are unlikely to be gardening, but there will be plenty of indoor projects to be getting on with. * When using a ladder or steps, make sure you are always facing it, keeping your shoulders, hips and Read More

Rehab

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Rehab What do we mean by Rehab? Rehab is just an abbreviation for Rehabilitation. Without some form of rehabilitation, recovery from an injury or long standing spinal problem can take longer to achieve. Overlooking this aspect of the recovery process can result in a relapse. What sort of rehab should I do? Your Doctor of Chiropractic will give you a set of simple exercises that are specific to your problem Read More