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 […]

Sensitisation Part 3

Sensitisation Part 3

Research 2018 Continuing on from my chronic pain and sensitisation posts of the last two weeks, Leah Adams and Dennis Turk in the Journal of Applied Biobehavioural Research published an article on 27th June 2018 on the neurobiology of central sensitization. They describe how more recently, newer techniques in brain imaging, EEG and others have […]

Yes But What Exercises Should I Be Doing and Why?

Yes But What Exercises Should I Be Doing and Why?

Last week I asked whether we should do core muscle exercises or not. I said that in my opinion, you should. The two different types of muscle we possess perform different activities and it has long been thought that if we can isolate the core muscles, we should in an attempt to prevent or reduce […]

CORE STABILITY – HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE IT AND SHOULD YOU EVEN TRY?

CORE STABILITY – HOW DO YOU ACHIEVE IT AND SHOULD YOU EVEN TRY?

Why do you need to think about exercising your core? When you have injured your back, the deep muscles that support the back structures become inhibited by pain and the longer the pain goes on, those muscles also atrophy, which means that the muscle fibres become infiltrated with fat. Fat is obviously not going to […]

SIMPLE WAYS TO REDUCE LOW BACK PAIN – An Occasional Series from Chiropractors in Southampton at the Avenue Clinic

  An occasional series of simple but effective things you can do to help yourself TRY WALKING BAREFOOT FOR JUST 20 MINUTES PER DAY!! The weather is getting warmer so why not help improve your low back stability by going for a 20 minute walk on the beach, on rough ground, on grass in the […]

Pain in Your Low Back from Throwing a Ball … How Can That Be? Chiropractors in Southampton Explain How To Avoid It.

  SAFE THROWING Did you get a new puppy for Christmas and you need to start throwing balls or sticks for it … can there be a problem doing something this simple? If all you do all day is sit at a desk – maybe you should think about how you are going do so […]

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 Do the Ryder Cup Players Keep Going Without Injury?

How Do the Ryder Cup Players Keep Going Without Injury?

    What Can Go Wrong When Playing Golf An amateur golfer can swing a golf club 90 miles per hour. If you think about how you swing and do it correctly – see above, then you will not injure yourself, however, if you repeatedly swing incorrectly you will put huge strain on your joints, […]