10 Top Tips To Avoid Back Pain When Flying

10 Top Tips To Avoid Back Pain When Flying

If you suffer from back pain, the hours spent cramped in an airline seat can be agony. Hand luggage can be heavy and awkward getting into overhead lockers. When you arrive at your destination you have to deal with hauling heavy bags off the luggage carousel and dragging them thought the airport an into a…

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

7 Reasons Why You Should Start Cycling

Summer is here, and it’s time to get outside and enjoy it! With warmer weather around the corner, there will be an increase in outdoor sport activities. This week is National Bike Week 2022 and cycling is a great way to improve your cardiovascular health as well as maintain muscle tone and improve knee and…

7 Tips to Prevent Back and Neck Pain Doing DIY

7 Tips to Prevent Back and Neck Pain Doing DIY

Bank Holidays can mean relaxing, perhaps a barbecue in the garden – and catching up on DIY jobs. Unfortunately, Do-It-Yourself projects are responsible for about 200,000 accidents in the UK every year. As the bending, stretching and balancing acts involved in tasks around the home tend to be unusual, not surprisingly unprepared muscles easily get…

Strength Training For Over-50s

Strength Training For Over-50s

What happens to muscles as we age? As we get older our muscles lose strength and power. And they lose it up to eight times faster than they lose muscle mass. In other words we get weaker but we don’t look weaker. We often think aerobic-type exercise like walking, cycling or swimming is better than…

Low Impact Exercise For Bad Backs And Knees

Low Impact Exercise For Bad Backs And Knees

A good workout doesn’t have to include jumping or jogging to be effective. In fact, high impact exercises can be jarring on the body or joints, placing you at greater risk of injuries. If it’s right for you, low impact exercises can improve your fitness and health, without causing harm to your joints. Who benefits…

Busting myths about chiropractors

Busting myths about chiropractors

This Chiropractic Awareness Week (4-10 April), we wanted to answer a few of the most common myths and misconceptions around chiropractic treatment. 1. “Chiropractic is just cracking backs” = MYTH In the UK chiropractic is a regulated profession and chiropractors provide patients with a whole wealth of treatments, spinal adjustment being just one. There’s no…

The Best Holistic Approach to Back Pain

The Best Holistic Approach to Back Pain

Physiotherapist’s guide to help you get on with your life quickly   By Tech Ding, Sundial physiotherapist   Most of us experience back pain at some point in our lives, and it can significantly change the way we do things and limit our activities. In some cases, it may feel like you can’t return to…