Adult Pain Starts In Childhood

Did you see the news? Arthritis Research UK funded a study that found chronic pain is far more prevalent than anyone thought (unless you happen to be a pain relief specialist like little old me).  Over 50% of the adult population is suffering. While mild chronic pain can be ‘lived with’, up to 14.3% have …

The Devastating Effects of Poor Posture

Poor Posture = Poor Health The International Posture Association recommends everyone should have yearly posture checks from the age of 6. Why? It is because poor posture has a devastating effect on your health – especially forward head posture.  Does this look like you, or someone you know?   Over 100 years ago two doctors at Harvard …

Exercises for Sciatica Relief

Seated Exercises for Sciatica Relief With all exercises make sure you follow the instructions, and if you are in any doubt stop them.  If you do have severe sciatic pain then please consult a health care professional before trying any exercise. Prone and Supine Exercises for Sciatica For more information on Sciatica treatment and diagnosis: …

Effective Sciatica Treatment in Hertfordshire and North London

How to Find Effective Sciatica Treatment You know you are in the right place for your Sciatica when you get a full examination and a proper diagnosis.  You may find my previous blog post helpful – Sciatica Diagnosis Depending on the cause of your sciatica you may fiend different therapists, or combinations of therapists work.  …

Acupuncture Good for Back Pain

I don’t think this will surprise many people as acupuncture has been recommended as a primary treatment for back pain by NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) since 2011. Acupuncture also works well with persistent and repeated back pain problems in conjunction with more neurologically based therapies like chiropractic.