Summer Gardening

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”

A Guide To Back-Pain Free Holidays

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

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”

New Research Concludes That Paracetamol is Ineffective at Treating Back Pain and Osteoarthritis

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”

Chiropractic Awareness Week (13th-19th April)

The prevalence of back and neck pain has risen by almost 10 per cent in the last year according to new consumer research from the British Chiropractic Association. Four in five people (86%) surveyed are currently experiencing back or neck ache or have suffered in the past, compared to 77% last year*. The figures show … Continue reading “Chiropractic Awareness Week (13th-19th April)”

‘Are We There Yet?’

Easter is fast approaching, and with that the Easter holidays. For many of us this can mean long car journeys resulting in back pain. The BCA (British Chiropractic Association) have some key tips to help make these journeys more comfortable and keep your back moving. Make adjustments If you share a car, make sure the … Continue reading “‘Are We There Yet?’”

Perfect Posture Makes You More Attractive

According to consumer research done by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), perfect posture is highly rated on the attractiveness scale with over half the participants (58%) commenting that perfect posture makes a potential partner more attractive. Despite this, nearly a third of those people surveyed (29%) were told they had bad posture. BCA chiropractor Rishi … Continue reading “Perfect Posture Makes You More Attractive”

Best of luck to Old Elthamians Under 18’s

Everyone at Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic would like to wish the Old Elthamians U18’s side the very best of luck with their National Cup Final on this bank holiday Monday. Rob has been working with the boys over the course of this season and many of whom have attended the clinic for treatment.  They are … Continue reading “Best of luck to Old Elthamians Under 18’s”