Sciatica – All you need to know!

What is sciatica? Sciatica is not a diagnosis rather an umbrella term used to describe a collective group of symptoms which are due to pressure or irritation of the sciatic nerve anywhere along its pathway. It does not…


Lower Cross Syndrome – Do you have it?

Do you have a good posture? Lower cross syndrome is a common postural problem which can lead to the development of low back and pelvis pain that may have been avoided by following a few simple tips and exercises. We…


Spinal Manipulation for Low Back Pain – Recent Reseach

Spinal manipulation is one of the treatment modalities most often  associated with chiropractors, osteopaths and some physiotherapists. In this post we will highlight 3 recent research papers on this manual technique…


Take the Pain & Strain out of the Garden

Gardening Advice Now the sun is starting to shine and there’s promise of summer being just around the corner many of us are being tempted into the garden. Whilst this is a great time of the year it is all too often that…


Is your bra the source of your back pain?

Bra Fitting Are you wearing the right size bra? If not you are definitely not alone its’ been reported that 80% of UK women wear the incorrect size. An ill fitting bra may affect your…


Posture – How to sit correctly

Sitting Posture Poor sitting posture can lead to a number of aches and pains not only in the back and neck but also shoulder and arm pain as well as headaches. A slouched posture increases the load on the ligaments and…


Tips for New Parents to Help Avoid Back Pain

Posture, Lifting and Carrying Tips for New Parents The arrival of a new born baby is a very exciting time, but it is also a time when parents and caregivers are at risk of developing back pain due to neglect of their…