World Spine Day - Nervy Facts about the Spinal Cord

World Spine Day – Nervy Facts about the Spinal Cord

Your Spinal cord is part of the central nervous system. The brain and the spinal cord make up the central nervous system. The brain is in charge of thoughts, interpretations of the external environment through our senses, and our physical movements. The spinal cord is the main source of communication between the body and the brain. […]

Active Ageing

Active Ageing

Over 55s walking their way to a healthy spine  As the danger of spending too much time in a sedentary position, staring at screens continues to make headlines across the world, specialists are warning that it’s not just the tech-obsessed young who are risking their health. Research from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has found […]

Excessive sitting is deadly, even with regular exercise, Toronto researchers say.

Excessive sitting is deadly, even with regular exercise, Toronto researchers say.

It’s been said before but some more research is backing up what we’ve been saying about don’t sit for too long. I always advise patients with acute problems to severely limit their sitting time as it put such a high load on the back, however the research is showing that there are other reasons to […]

Back Pain

Back Pain

Almost everyone will suffer with back pain at some point in their life and research shows that it is one of the most common reasons for taking time off work. Between 50-80% of people will suffer recurring episodes within 1-5 years. Chiropractic treatment has been shown to be effective in the management of low back […]