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Top Tips for Sciatica Relief

Top Tips for Sciatica Relief

Sciatica isn’t really a diagnosis but a term used to describe a symptom – pain down the back of the leg (following the path of the sciatic nerve.) There are many different potential causes of sciatica and each case needs to be managed accordingly. This articles describes the three most common causes of sciatica and… Continue Reading

Easy fix for back pain with running

Easy fix for back pain with running

A common cause of low back pain with running is weakness of the core muscles.  If your core is weak, as your foot strikes the ground the lower back may over-extend, overloading the facet joints of the lower back.  A classic sign of core weakness is back pain aggravated when running downhill but relieved when… Continue Reading

How to transition safely to a sit-stand desk

How to transition safely to a sit-stand desk

So you’ve read about the dangers of sitting and decided to switch to a sit-stand desk. Great!  Or is it?… Although sit-stand desks are a great way to minimise sitting and move more throughout the day the problem is that most people’s bodies aren’t ready to stand for long periods. Moving from sitting all day straight… Continue Reading

Back-friendly chair set up

Back-friendly chair set up

In previous posts we talked about the benefits of moving away from a traditional seated workstation using sit-stand desks or desk raisers. However, this isn’t feasible for everyone, so today we will talk about how to select a more back-friendly chair and how best to modify it for a healthier spine. Continue Reading

Chiropractic Testimonial

I first attended due to pain in my lower back that I had had for over a year. It was my last resource, as I had tried a lot of things before but it was definitely the best thing for me. I felt listened to and taken seriously and I’m now more or less pain free. I can now do all the things I like again, like dancing and walking. That’s just great!

Karen Mackel