What is the Role of Chiropractic in the Sports Environment? Chiropractic care is a key treatment option in the management of musculoskeletal injuries. Performance is always a priority when treating athletes. It is suggested that a chiropractor should be consulted if an apparently healthy athlete’s physical performance is impaired. Performance issues can be identified and … Continue reading “Chiropractic and Sports”
March is National Bed Month. Do you get a good nights sleep? Does your bed feel comfortable? Is your bed over 10 years old? Your mattress can be hugely important to your quality of sleep and overall health. If you have a back or neck problem your mattress can influence it. Many people fail to … Continue reading “National Bed Month”
At the London 2012 Olympics, the British Chiropractic Association was involved with the development of a multi-disciplinary team in the Polyclinic. Athletes received Chiropractic care as one of the London 2012 core services. This was again offered at Rio 2016, with many countries sending their own team of Chiropractors. “I would estimate that at least … Continue reading “Olympic Success and Chiropractic”
When the weather is slightly improved, what better time to make a start on those big garden projects we have been putting off for the rest of the year? Here we have some advice to help you garden safely without injuring your back. Lifting Face the direction that you are moving in. Use a relaxed … Continue reading “Summer Gardening”
Choose your suitcase wisely- Pick a lightweight case on wheels, many hard cases are heavy even when empty. If in doubt go with two- Two lighter cases are better than one big one. Use soft bags with long shoulder straps so that you can distribute the weight across your body Push your suitcase, don’t pull! … Continue reading “A Guide To Back-Pain Free Holidays”
National Allotment Week is from 10th-16th August. Are you going to be outside gardening? Top tips for allotment beginners Wear loose clothes to aid free movement Don’t go straight into heavy work, start with lighter jobs to reduce the chance of muscle strain Do one activity for 20-30 minutes before changing job and take regular … Continue reading “National Allotment Week”
We all love taking care of our Dads, and what better way than a relaxing massage to say thank you for the love, care and support they give us. Father’s Day Vouchers are now available at Beckenham & Bromley Chiropractic Clinic. Give us a call or drop by for more information.
The British Medical Journal published the review of 13 clinical trials, which said that paracetamol did not improve quality of life or reduce disability. One of the findings of the review was also that the drug increases the risk of liver problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the NHS are … Continue reading “New Research Concludes That Paracetamol is Ineffective at Treating Back Pain and Osteoarthritis”