Nominate Your Office for a Free Session & Feel Better

Back Awareness Week takes place from the 6th to the 12th of October and we’re giving away a free session for your office to help boost your health and happiness at work.  It will be run by Dr Steve Mullan to help focus on ‘good posture’ and ‘stress free’ living for a healthy back. You and your […]

Don’t forget about your back as you head out to camp

With the weather heating up and those long summer nights kicking in, now is the ideal team to get away on a camping trip and soak up the great outdoors. Many of us look forward to the return to nature but forget that sleeping away from your normal mattress and on harder surfaces can cause […]

Keep your back in shape while you bike

With the commonwealth games fresh on our minds, many Britons may feel the urge to emulate the achievements of our athletes. They may even rescue their neglected two wheeler from the clutches of the cobwebbed garage and take it for a spin. Cycling is not only thoroughly enjoyable but a fantastic workout and has many […]

Don’t let your work in the garden give you painful problems

Summer is here and many of us like to get out in the garden and complete some of those DIY projects that have been waiting all winter. Having a lovely garden is nice, but make sure you can enjoy it once the work is done. Here are a few tips to consider when heading out […]

Technological set-backs

Whether it’s a laptop, tablet or mobile phone, we have more access to information and social networks than ever before. Unfortunately this is causing issues for the younger generation via increased neck and back pain. In a recent study conducted by British Chiropractic Association (BCA), there has been a drastic rise in teens (11 to […]

Couch potatoes – now a painful culture

When we hear the phrase ‘couch potato’, we often think of someone with bad habits and a sedentary lifestyle. But in today’s technologically savvy world, it isn’t just those who are inactive that can lead a ‘couch potato lifestyle’. A recent study by the British Acupuncture Council found that of the 80% of people who […]

The curse of the man bag – back and shoulder problems

If you look around your morning commute you will see quite a few man bags around. While most of them are not focused on being as stylish as a woman’s handbag, they are just as functional and necessary as their female counterparts. Men are just as likely to have a bag to transport their smartphones, […]

Discover Acupuncture with a Free 15 minute taster session

Join us as we highlight Acupuncture Awareness Week 3 – 10 March. Throughout the week we will be offering FREE 15 minute acupuncture taster sessions with one of our qualified acupuncturists. Acupuncture is a gentle and effective treatment that focuses on helping the whole person, aiming to improve their entire health and well being and […]

Texting – the hunching of man

With all the advances of mobile phones out there, texting has become second nature to many. Unfortunately, it also has caused those of us who text to look like we are digressing in the evolution of man. A recent study published in the PLOS ONE journal found that texters not only hunch over while texting […]

Don’t let your commute get you down

Most working people have a commute of some sort every day. Unfortunately, one in six of us want to go straight back to bed according to research by Evian. A lot of this comes from our commute not being a pleasant one. Whether you are driving or taking public transport, there are things you can […]