122016Oct
STRAIGHTEN UP ON WORLD SPINE DAY (October 16th)

STRAIGHTEN UP ON WORLD SPINE DAY (October 16th)

Life and Care Chiropractic is urging people to pay attention to their posture and straighten up this World Spine Day (October 16th) by following a few simple steps. Recent research from the British Chiropractic Association found that 40% people in Yorkshire who have suffered from back or neck pain believe poor posture triggers it. However,…

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52016Oct

Mind your posture – carers, care for your backs

By 2037, it’s anticipated that the number of carers in the UK will increase to 9 million, and three in five of us will be carers at some point in our lives.[1] For many carers physical activity such as lifting is a significant part of their daily routine. However, not all carers will be aware…

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52016Sep

What are the colored strips athletes are wearing in Rio Olympics 2016???

Kinesiotape is the colored strips of tape placed on athletes and the general population. Dr Kenso the founder who is a chiropractor states that when applied kinesiotape lifts the skin and relieves discomfort, reduces inflammation, and facilitates lymphatic drainage.  ‘The lifting forms convolutions in the skin thus increasing interstitial space and allowing for a decrease…

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152016Aug
Rio 2016 Olympics: Sir Bradley Wiggins UKs most decorated Olympion

Rio 2016 Olympics: Sir Bradley Wiggins UKs most decorated Olympion

With the 2016 Rio Olympics under way, team GB seem to be doing really well so far lying 2nd in the medal table with 14 Gold, 16 Silver and 7 Bronze. Well done Sir Bradley Wiggins who has chiropractic adding another Gold medal taking his tally to 8 Olympic medals of his career. Image:http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/rio-2016-olympics-sir-bradley-wiggins-glad-it-ended-in-rio-not-some-crappy-little-race-in-northern-a7188766.html

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272016Jul
Camping: Advice from the British Chiropractic Association

Camping: Advice from the British Chiropractic Association

Camping in the UK can be great fun and also an all-weather activity, whether 30 degree heat or 12 degrees, wet and miserable! Sleeping away from your normal mattress and on harder surfaces could cause problems for your back, so the British Chiropractic Association has some great tips for more comfortable camping. Protect your back…

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152016Jun

Exams don’t have to be a pain in the neck: BCA Advice

New consumer research from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has found that a massive 89% of 16-24 year olds who have struggled with back or neck pain now or in the past, admitted that their pain increased when they were stressed.* The findings revealed that more than half (54%) of 16-24 year olds say they…

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22016May
Perils of parenthood: Research from the BCA

Perils of parenthood: Research from the BCA

Research, from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), has found that over four out of every ten (43%) of parents who have ever suffered from back or neck pain, found their pain increased after having children. New mothers were particularly affected, with over twice as many women (57%) suffering fresh aches and pains since becoming a…

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42016Apr

Spring into Gardening: BCA advice

Winter hibernation is coming to an end and many will be starting to think about Spring gardening jobs. It’s great to get outdoors and blow the cobwebs away but take care of your back with our great advice. Clothes – Don’t wear clothes that are tight or could constrict your movement. Warm Up – Gardening…

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292016Jan
‘Different media, same problems’: Advice from the BCA

‘Different media, same problems’: Advice from the BCA

With reports that young people are spending more time playing and socialising online than watching television, the shift in behaviour still spells as much risk for the posture of young people. Research carried out by research agency Childwise found a ‘tipping point’ where more time is now spent online rather than watching TV. The average…

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