Back to School Back Health

Back to School Back Health

It’s back to school and back to backpacks! Many things can lead to back pain in children, such as playing sport or poor posture. But some kids have back pain because of what they’re lugging around in their backpacks everyday! According to our Southend chiropractor, children should not carry more than 10% to 15% of […]

Keep Your Back Safe at the Pool This Summer!

Taking a refreshing dip in the pool is a great way to cool off from the scorching summer heat, but it can also be beneficial to your back. Swimming is an enjoyable form of low-impact aerobic conditioning and it’s gentle on your back and spine. Unlike other forms of exercise, the buoyancy of the water […]

Common Sleep Mistakes That Cause Back Pain

Getting more back pain than forty winks at night? Check these two common sleeping mistakes from our Southend chiropractor and you could discover the guilty culprit: Sleeping in the wrong position Your sleeping position could be causing your back pain. If you sleep on your back, try placing a pillow beneath your knees. If you […]

pregnancy back care advice from our southend chiropractor

Prevent pregnancy back pain

Expecting a baby? Experiencing back pain? You’re not alone! According to our Southend chiropractor, most women will encounter some degree of back pain or discomfort during their pregnancy. And while back pain may develop at any point during a pregnancy, it most commonly occurs during the later stages as the baby grows bigger. The good […]

The Best Gym Workouts for Back Pain

Anyone who knows a thing or two about back pain will tell you that exercise is good for it! But now that you’ve got yourself a shiny new gym membership, what kind of workout should you be doing, exactly? According to our Southend chiropractor, low-impact aerobic activities are the safest ways for people with chronic […]

Your Lower Back Will Thank You if You Do These Daily Things

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t give too much thought about how you can protect your back on a daily basis. But according to our Southend chiropractor, this could lead to serious back problems over time. Knowledge is power when it comes to maintaining a healthy spine, so we’ve highlighted two simple things […]

back care advice for children from our southend chiropractor

Help Your Kids Prevent Back Pain

We tend to associate back pain with age, but the worrying truth is more and more young people are experiencing back problems.  So what can you do to protect the health of your children’s spines and to minimise their risk of developing back pain as they grow older. Here our Southend chiropractor has two surprising […]

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Top 5 Most Worn Women’s Clothing Items That Could Put Your Back & Neck At Risk

You may have heard Arif on BBC Essex last week talking about the impact that women’s fashion choices are having on their backs and necks. Worryingly one third of women are completely unaware their clothing choice could have an impact on their back and neck health. New research* from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has […]