Chewing Gum and Stress Relief – What Does The Research Say?

  In 2008, a study of the effects of chewing gum on stress relief was undertaken byAndrew Scholey, Ph.D., professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia. He looked at what happens to the levels of a hormone called Cortisol when someone chews gum. Cortisol is a hormone that is released by […]

Get Your Children Ready For A New Term – Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic Tell You How

During the school holidays, you probably encourage your children to get out and run around rather than sitting hunched over a computer screen. However, if they just can’t be encouraged to do something sporty, at least you can get them up from time to time to do a few stretches and exercises between all that […]

How Should You Really Sleep? Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic Discuss

How Should You Really Sleep? Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic Discuss

  Experts say there is no one right way to sleep. However, if you have neck or back pain, there are positions you should avoid and those that can help. If you sleep in the same position night after night you can actually create pain, such as neck or shoulder problems. Lying down is important […]

DIY - We Explain How To Do Jobs at home Without Back Pain or Neck Pain

DIY – We Explain How To Do Jobs at home Without Back Pain or Neck Pain

Longer days mean we start thinking about the DIY jobs that have built up over the winter. According to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), 3900 people are treated in hospital every week as a result of DIY related injuries! Don’t be one of those people! Here are some simple guidelines to help ensure […]

TMJ Problems – What Does This Mean? Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic Explain

TMJ Problems – What Does This Mean? Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic Explain

  The jaw joint is located just in front of the ear canal, and it joins the jaw bone (mandible) to the skull near to the temple. The jaw joint is also called the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Problems affecting this joint are usually known as TMJ disorders. However, there are various other medical terms for […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - How We Can Help

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – How We Can Help

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) causes pain, numbness and a tingling sensation in the hand and fingers. You often feel these pins and needles at night and you will feel the need to ‘shake’ the hand, which usually relieves the symptoms after a few minutes. Sensations of pain and pins and needles in the hand will […]