What you need to know about back pain

Having a sudden episode of back pain can be scary, fortunately it is rarely dangerous. There are various ways to help the pain settle yourself without the need for strong drugs or scans. Unfortunately, there is a lot of information out there that can be very unhelpful and can lead to your back pain becoming worse. We want to set the record straight with information that has come from the most up-to-date research available.
Here are the key facts that you need to know about back pain.

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Christmas, the General Election and Stress

For a lucky organised few Christmas is a stress free, well prepared, planned event. However, for most of us Christmas is a stress breeding ground. Looking for the perfect gift, getting the right timings for the meal and the family dilemmas we all experience. Not to mention this year they decided to throw in a General Election which will impact the whole country. Our bodies respond with a low level chronic stress response. This stress response allows you to continue functioning under the stress however, it can lead to long term complications.

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Chiropractic care for horse riders

Chiropractic care for horse riders

Horse riding has many benefits, from sharing an emotional bond with an animal, to being able to get outdoors and explore the countryside. As such a physically demanding activity, it should keep you fit and healthy. However, horse riders can often be saddled with injuries – but don’t worry, regular chiropractic care can help!

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Autumn back care

Autumn can be a wonderful time of year, yet there can also be unexpected problems. Sudden drops in temperature causing us to bundle up in lots of layers, which we then struggle to peel off when the sun briefly pops out again! As the leaves start to drop, they can make the pavements slippy. If you are gardening and raking up these leaves, this can also cause problems with shoulders and backs unaccustomed to these repeated one-sided movements.

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Joint popping – is it cracking good fun or does it sound like trouble?

To crack or not to crack – that is the question!

Do you enjoy cracking your knuckles? If so, have you had people tell you that it will damage your joints?

Thankfully, research has shown that there is no link between arthritis and cracking your joints. So, do you know why joint cracking occurs? Or when you should see your doctor or chiropractor about it?

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(Hello, hello) Living in a place called Vertigo

Unlike U2 nobody really wants to experience vertigo. Why does my head spin in a certain position and what can be done to help?

BPPV

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, or BPPV for short, is a disorder of the inner ear. For those who experience BPPV when you move your head into a certain position, usually looking over a shoulder, you may start to feel dizzy, nauseous and the room may start to spin.

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Opening Times

Monday 08:30 – 19:00
Tuesday 09:00 – 19:00
Wednesday 09:00 – 19:00
Thursday 09:00 – 19:00
Friday 08:30 – 19:00
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Acorn Health Limited © 2014 - 2019

Website Created by WebHolism