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Stretches for Gardeners

Prevent Injury whilst gardening. The best way, is to continue gardening all year through but if like most of us you pack the garden up for the winter, then you should replace the activity with alternative exercises such as regular Pilates, Yoga or a trips to the gym. Warming up before you start is essential. […]

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Headaches and Migraine

There are many causes of headaches and migraine and unravelling all the contributing factors can be a pain in itself. Stress is a simple one to identify but not necessarily easy to overcome. The stress could be emotional or physical. But I bet posture will also be a contributing factor. When we get stressed we […]

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Holiday Season Posture advice.

No matter how you travel watch your posture. It doesn’t matter how you travel train, plane or car remember to watch your posture. When we break our normal routine and venture on holiday, we can become injured causing ourselves unnecessary discomfort and distress in the form of back and muscle aches and pain. Here are just a few […]

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Posture Tips for Gardening & DIY

  Whether travelling, undertaking DIY projects, gardening or just lazing about, here are some great tips to help avoid problems with your back and posture. In the garden…. Don’t wear clothes that are tight or restrict your movement. Like any other exercise, when gardening you need to warm up first. Don’t go straight into heavy gardening but start […]

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Top 5 Hints and Tips, for Aches and Pains.

I was asked recently if I had any hints and tips for someone with general aches and pains, that didn’t involve pain killers. These are my top 5. 1. Ice. This is really good for achy joints, rather than using heat. If there is an underlying inflammatory process going on heat will only fuel the […]

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Why I have embraced Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic.

In my teens (early 1980s) I was encouraged towards sciences and that included chemistry. In my social life myself and my friendswent through our ‘social awareness’ phase, hippy clothes and many visits to Covent Garden because after all that’s where it was ALL at. We discovered this little shop tucked away with really cool blue […]

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Drugs – drive law has changed!

From 1st March the Drug – Drive law has changed in England and Wales to include some prescribed pain killers which are often on the list of ‘ drug cocktails’ prescribed to my patients with back pain. They include :- clonazepam diazepam flunitrazepam lorazepam methadone morphine or opiate and opioid-based drugs oxazepam temazepam There is […]

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How to Succeed at New Year Resolutions.

New Year Resolutions! Reading several posts, blogs and e-mails in the last couple of weeks I thought I’d share with you a combination of a few. Often resolutions focus on health issues and I am sure that many of you have already turned your thoughts to this subject but may have not had good experiences […]

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Open Day Work Shop

Just a quick  post to let you all know that we are holding an Open Day/ Work Shop at the clinic tomorrow Thursday 20th November, 10am till 2pm. Greenacres Chiropractic Centre, Glinton,     PE6 7JU Come along have a mince pie and a coffee / tea, chat to me about your aches and pains […]

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A-Z of Chiropractic Techniques at Greenacres (2)

KINESIO TAPING This tape is similar to that seen worn by the athletes at the Olympics, Tennis players and other top level sports personnel. Usually bright in colour but also flesh toned. The tape has a, special glue on the back in a special pattern formation which allows the tape to stretch at different tension […]

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