Safe Yoga For Back Pain Sufferers

Safe Yoga For Back Pain Sufferers

Why Yoga Is Good For Back Pain It encourages strength in the muscles that support the back – the paraspinals, multifidus and transverse abdominis. Paraspinals help you to bend; multifidus stabilises the individual joints in your spine and transverse abdominis in your abdomen helps to provide a ‘girdle’ of strength around your middle that supports […]

How Not Enough Sleep Can Add To Your Back Pain

How Not Enough Sleep Can Add To Your Back Pain

SLEEP LOSS AND BACK PAIN For the first time, scientists at the University of California in Berkeley, have recently discovered neural ‘glitches’ in the brains of people who have not slept enough. These glitches are capable of intensifying and prolonging your pain. You have all read about the opioid epidemic that is affecting people globally. […]

Why Do I Need To List My Operations on the Case History Form?

Why Do I Need To List My Operations on the Case History Form?

You have back pain and you come in to the clinic to be faced with a questionnaire containing so many questions that  include ‘List all operations with dates’. I can imagine that a lot of you wonder ‘Why is it important that a chiropractor knows about my ingrown toenail operation, so many years ago?’, so […]

Posture – Why It Is So Important – A Simple New Year Resolution for you from Chiropractors in Southampton at The Avenue Clinic

Posture is essentially the passive position you are in all day long, whether it is when you are walking, sitting or standing still. The passive position of your body is a crucial piece of the puzzle when identifying why you get back problems because it also dictates how you move and therefore  any irritations arising […]