Which Exercises are Best for My Back? Chiropractors in Southampton at the Avenue Clinic Advise You.

Dr Krir has attended many conferences where Professor Stuart McGill has been speaking. Now he has produced a book for patients called “Back Mechanic”. Over the years we, at the Avenue Clinic have been advising you about the best exercises to do to help you reduce the number of times you get back pain and […]

You Think You Need an MRI But Do You? Chiropractors in Southampton Advise You.

MRI was introduced in the late 1970s and since then it has been incredibly helpful in diagnosing problems that just could not be detected on ordinary x-ray. We imagined that MRI would also be able to definitively diagnose the cause of a patient’s low back pain. Unfortunately, this has not turned out to be the […]

Avenue Clinic April Newsletter

Avenue Clinic April Newsletter

Avenue Clinic Newsletter April 2014 Why We Use Ultrasound Therapy For Soft Tissue Injuries at The Avenue Clinic Soft tissue injuries include tendon, ligament, disc, cartilage or joint capsule all of which can be involved in joint injuries or degeneration of joints. When you have visited any of the chiropractors at the Avenue Clinic, you […]

What Difference Does Posture Really Make .... The Pictures Tell the Story

What Difference Does Posture Really Make …. The Pictures Tell the Story

Your parents might have kept telling you to “stand up straight” …. and how annoying it probably was when you were a child. You visit us and we say the same thing … it’s still annoying! Have a look at the picture below to understand what happens to your spine when you allow a kyphosis […]

Bending To Touch Your Toes Or Pick Something Up From The Floor Often Gives You Back Pain - Why

Bending To Touch Your Toes Or Pick Something Up From The Floor Often Gives You Back Pain – Why

I Only Bent Over To Pick Up A Small Box And My Back ‘Went’!! Forward bending – the BIG bugbear for us all….why? We have what is termed a lumbar lordosis – which means that the lowest part of our back curves gently inwards – see picture below. In this position the discs, ligaments, muscles […]