Save the Date – Fundraising Open Day on Sat 11 October for Matt’s Fund

As part of Back Awareness Week we are holding a Fundraising Open Day on Saturday 11 October for Matt’s Fund. The charity supports Matt Rackley, who has an inoperable brain tumour and is trying to raise enough funds to get treatment abroad.  Steve knows Matt’s father and brother and has been so impressed by their […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]