Do I Really Need To Come in for Check-up or Maintenance Care?

Do I Really Need To Come in for Check-up or Maintenance Care?

New research demostrates the effectiveness of chiropractic maintenance care for persistent and recurrent low back pain. A pragmatic randomized controlled trial in 2018 wanted to see if regular maintenance care that chiropractors recommend really was useful. Here at the Avenue Clinic we try to be as evidence based as we can and so this caught […]

Is Your New Year Resolution to Exercise? What if  You Can’t Be Bothered!!

  I have written many times on this website about the value of exercise for helping to relieve back, neck and joint pain and maintaining overall health.   I have a confession though – I hate exercising! Well, all that gym stuff anyway! You pay a crazy amount of money to go to a gym […]

Why Do You Really Have Knee Arthritis?   

Why Do You Really Have Knee Arthritis?  

  Why DO you have arthritis in your knees? Knee osteoarthritis has doubled in prevalence since the mid-20th century Remember all those discussions about why we develop knee arthritis “It is because you played too much sport when you were young” or “Its because he/she is overweight” or “No wonder – he/she is 75, what […]

Migraines ... what are they and how can Chiropractic Help.

Migraines … what are they and how can Chiropractic Help.

What is a migraine? Migraine headaches are horrible! They are so variable in their presentation and even though they are classed as a headache – they actually affect your entire body as any of you who suffer with them will understand. Even when the headache has gone away, you can be left with a feeling […]

Back Pain Myths and Facts  – Chiropractors at the Avenue Clinic in Southampton Enlighten You!

MYTHS You must sit up straight. Yes, it does help but any sitting for too long is not good for us. A good thing to do is to tilt your pelvis backwards and forwards gently while sitting – nobody knows you are doing it but you keep changing the way your back is curving, which […]

Chiropractors in Southampton at the Avenue Clinic Tell You Why If You Are Stressed, You Need To Move Your Body – It Works!!

Why does moving the body help reduce stress? It seems that everyone these days tell s us that the best way to relieve stress is by ‘exercise’ or ‘yoga’ or doing some kind of activity… but have you ever wondered why that is so? Peter Strick, a professor and chair of the department of neurobiology […]