Can What You Eat Really Affect Your Bones and Joints?

Can What You Eat Really Affect Your Bones and Joints?

For many years I recommended my patients to eat a diet that was more ‘alkaline’ in nature as researchers said it would help to reduce the pain of arthritis. It was also believed that diets high in red meat and other ‘acid ash forming’ foods would increase their pain. A new study by Joe Leech […]

Has a Diagnosis of your Problem Ever Worried You More than it has Helped you?

Has a Diagnosis of your Problem Ever Worried You More than it has Helped you?

Kipling famously said “Like drugs, words have the ability to change the way another person thinks and feels”. At the Avenue Clinic, we try to be as positive as we can about how you can cope best with your back pain. However, we may from time to time, use words that you do not entirely […]

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 […]

Newsletter May 2014 - Osteoarthritis v Rheumatoid Arthritis

Newsletter May 2014 – Osteoarthritis v Rheumatoid Arthritis

AVENUE CLINIC NEWSLETTER – MAY 2014 How to Know Whether You Have Ostoarthritis or Rheumatiod Arthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) – What Is It? OA occurs when the ability of the cartilage cells that cover and protect joints (the shiny white material that you see on a leg of lamb!)  to release the amount of protein needed […]

When Does Joint Pain Mean You Need an Operation? Chiropractors at The Avenue Clinic in Southampton Discuss What You Should Consider.

When Does Joint Pain Mean You Need an Operation? Chiropractors at The Avenue Clinic in Southampton Discuss What You Should Consider.

A recent study in the UK published in the Rheumatology International Journal spoke to 1,300 people and found that people with joint pain often put off obtaining a diagnosis until they reach a critical point – when they just can’t stand it any more. Do you fear that if you are getting older, any joint […]

Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Knee Pain Understanding what is causing your knee pain may be a simple task, or more     complicated. An examination by a chiropractor in Southampton will use clues to  determine the cause of knee pain. Some of these clues have to do with you (how old are you? What types of activities do you do?), and some […]