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Struggling to sit for long periods of time?

We often meet clients struggling to sit on their office chair for more than around 20-30 minutes at a time, due to pressure build up.  This can be caused by a large variety of reasons, from injury to long term conditions, and include issues such as sciatica, bursitis, sacroiliac joint injury, coccyx injury, slipped discs, to […]

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Top Tips for Reducing Postural Back Pain at Work

For top tips on how to encourage a healthy sitting posture at your workstation, reducing the pain and tension build up from slouching, just download our guide below BACK PAIN LEAFLET If you are struggling and would like some bespoke advise around your particular issues, just contact us for an initial free consultation with our […]

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Last orders before Christmas

As the countdown to Christmas begins, please note that the last orders for delivery before Christmas will need to be placed by Monday 26th November 2018. Treat your back or your loved ones with one of the most beneficial things you will ever buy and be ready to start the New Year afresh! For advise […]

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How to Stop Slouching at Your Desk

    Whenever I go into assess a client with a back issue, 70% of the time they are slouching over at their desk and wondering why they are experiencing pain in their neck, shoulders and lower back. It is hard to remember to sit up straight all day long, as it is a natural tendency […]

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Helping physiotherapists and osteopaths help their clients

Finding the common denominator So many clients we see have been struggling long term with their back pain and yet the majority are also seeking treatment from a physiotherapist, osteopath or chiropractor. As back pain is so multi-causal and is often due to years of exposure to risk factors, it is often near impossible to […]

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Not broken, just rehabilitating

Following on my last post on painkiller addiction, I have coincidently had a couple of clients this week, all conscious of trying to limit, reduce or avoid painkillers.  They varied in age from as young as their mid 20’s, and had the following chronic issues Recovery from Spinal fusion Bone spur of the hip Bulging […]

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Painkiller addiction

Painkiller Addiction, a Growing Epidemic The number of people addicted to painkillers is growing and as part of an awareness campaign, there are many discussions around this in the press currently.     Indeed there are now 26 million people on painkillers in the UK today.  These include usage of painkillers such as oxycodene, codeine, tramadol, methadone […]

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Fibromyalgia

Tips for Managing Fibromyalgia I was sad to see that Kirsty Young was having to step down from her news reading position due to her fibromyalgia.  But the publicity is certainly helping to raise awareness of this condition as indeed did Lady Gaga’s declaration that she has the same condition. It is an immensely challenging […]

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Do you do a lot of paperwork?

The biggest mistake I see, amongst professions, such as lawyers, where there is still a lot of paperwork and reading, is the positioning of their paperwork on the desk! Sounds strange? Nearly everyone I see, who needs to read and edit from paper documents, puts these in front of their keyboard. Why is this a […]

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When you need to invest in a new chair

We can often spend up to 10-12 hours a day sitting in our office chair and yet we often don’t pay any attention to it until we start to experience pain.  Can you spot the problem with the above chair and resulting posture? You may think a chair is just a chair, but as soon […]

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