Recent Advice for Sufferers of Cartilage Tears in the Knee from Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic

New research in the British Medical Journal compared a group of patients with torn knee meniscus (cartilage) who had an operation to repair the tear with another group who did a 12 week course of exercises to strengthen muscles around the knee. They found that pain reduced in the group who did not undergo the […]

Knee Pain In Children – What Should You Do – Chiropractors in Southampton at the Avenue Clinic Give Advice  

  Teenagers – particularly girls who are active often complain about aching behind their kneecap or crackling sounds in their knees when they climb stairs or stand after sitting for a while. Others feel a ‘lump’ below the knee and pain on running or playing sports.   The knee may swell and feel worse at […]

Does Running or Going Upstairs Giving You Knee Pain? – Why and What Can You Do To Prevent It? Chiropractors in Southampton Help You.

  If when you run or walk you feel pain about 2 – 3 inches below the knee joint on the inside of the joint, it could well be bursitis. A bursa is a small fluid filled cushion that you have all over your body around joints, where muscles or tendons cross the joint. They […]

Let’s Get Up and Walk ... Costs Nothing and Helps Our Whole Body!

Let’s Get Up and Walk … Costs Nothing and Helps Our Whole Body!

  Cut and paste and watch this short video to remind yourself just how much our bodies suffer from sitting slumped – even for a short while …. whether reading the newspaper, looking at a lap top, ipad etc. It will show you simple changes you can make to your posture while sitting looking at […]

The Bad Habits We Get Into But Don't Know About - Chiropractors at the Avenue Clinic Tell You How You Can Change Them Into Good Habits!

The Bad Habits We Get Into But Don’t Know About – Chiropractors at the Avenue Clinic Tell You How You Can Change Them Into Good Habits!

How we move is largely down to habit. We get into bad habits often when something hurts or doesn’t move too well due to injury muscles becoming weak due to not enough activity poor posture too much sitting In response another part of us moves more to compensate. That short term compensation can easily become […]

Chiropractors in Southampton Tell You Why High Heels Might Look Elegant But They Take Their Toll On The Whole Body

Chiropractors in Southampton Tell You Why High Heels Might Look Elegant But They Take Their Toll On The Whole Body

Why are high heels so bad for me when they look so good! Walking on two legs presents an engineering conundrum. Leonardo da Vinci said that the human body is a marvel of engineering. But he wasn’t taking into account the requirements of the body to cope with high heels! When we first put one […]

Tennis Can Often Lead To Knee Problems - Wimbledon Shows Us Just How Many Players Experience Knee Pain!

Tennis Can Often Lead To Knee Problems – Wimbledon Shows Us Just How Many Players Experience Knee Pain!

  Wimbledon this week makes us think more about tennis – and maybe encourages us to get out and play ourselves! Why should we be concerned about our knees in this sport in particular? There is a lot of side to side and forward and back movement in tennis, which is done in positions of […]

A Common Cause Of Knee Pain Can Be Cycling When You Haven't Set Your Bike Up Correctly - Chiropractors in Southampton At The Avenue Clinic Can Help You With This

A Common Cause Of Knee Pain Can Be Cycling When You Haven’t Set Your Bike Up Correctly – Chiropractors in Southampton At The Avenue Clinic Can Help You With This

Chiropractic and cycling injuries At the Avenue Clinic we see many types of injuries relating to cycling, from neck/shoulder and lower back to knee and foot injuries. We mainly see injuries that relate to overuse rather than trauma, particularly in those taking part in long distance events. We hope this page will give you an […]