Ski/Board Safely

Ski/Board Safely

For those venturing to the slopes this season, the BCA has some great advice Despite common assumptions that a ski or boarding injury is most likely to occur on the first day, Matthew Bennett, BCA Chiropractor and the first to work with the British Alpine Ski team, comments: “After three days of skiing using unaccustomed […]

New Year Resolutions?

New Year Resolutions?

Are you starting 2018 determined to be fitter and healthier? January usually sees a surge in gym membership, with people wanting to loose some unwanted weight or fulfilling a new year resolution to live a healthier lifestyle. It’s important to remember that taking on exercise regimes your body is not used to can take its […]

Autumn in the garden

Autumn in the garden

Autumn brings a whole raft of garden tasks; time to cut back the dead plants, clear up leaves, do winter planting and get ready for winter. Our bodies are very well adapted to a variety of tasks, but we need to be careful not to take advantage of this and push our bodies to breaking […]

Quirkiest back pain myths revealed

Quirkiest back pain myths revealed

Applying WD40, drinking your own urine and hanging off a doorframe are just some of strange ‘cures’ back pain sufferers have tried, according to members of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA). The anecdotes, which also include patients rolling over sofa arms and believing their pain is worse when there’s a full moon, have been revealed […]

Take a Break

Take a Break

A study from Columbia University Medical Center has found that regular movement every half hour could help limit the effects of a sedentary lifestyle and that exercise is not enough to ward off the risks of sitting still for long periods of time. The British Chiropractic Association has some great advice for desk hoggers and […]

Autumn Arriving - Trying a Digital Detox?

Autumn Arriving – Trying a Digital Detox?

Are you considering a digital detox after the summer? Too much time on the Instagram and Facebook? Maybe you just want to pare back your usage. The British Chiropractic Association advises that being smart when using tech can ease some of the physical issues that can come up. For example, one way to help get […]

Sun, Sea and Back Pain?

Sun, Sea and Back Pain?

As Brits return from their summer holidays, new consumer research has found that almost half (48%) of the nation’s holidaymakers have experienced back or neck pain on their trip. According to the survey, from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), respondents stated that sleeping in a bed with an unfamiliar mattress (23%) or pillow (18%) were […]

Getting Ready to Rock?

Getting Ready to Rock?

June sees the start of a summer of festivals across the UK and Europe. Now appealing to young and old alike they focus on much more than music, offering quality food and other, eclectic, activities; something for everyone. If a festival is on your agenda for this summer whether it’s bright sunshine or driving rain, […]

Celebrating British Sandwich Week?

Celebrating British Sandwich Week?

May 14th – 20th is British Sandwich Week. According to the The British Sandwich & Food to Go Association British consumers manage to munch their way through over 11.5 billion sandwiches each year; if these were laid end to end, they would go around the world about 44 times. Whether home made or bought, sandwiches […]