Best Ear Plugs for Sleeping

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Did you know bed partner disturbance is the UK’s second most common cause of disturbed sleep. Thankfully, ear plugs can help reduce noise at night! Our brains still register sounds even when we are sleeping. Especially in the lighter phase of sleep which is a good thing when you have a crying baby and need … Read more

Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses 2017

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Did you know that man-made blue light is bad for your brain? But not only our brain health, but eyes too! Artificial blue light spectrum emitted from LED & LCD lightbulbs is a modern day health problem for millions of people. Let me explain. It is incredible how humans discovered how to make light using electricity! … Read more

How to Read Scientific Journal Articles for Free Using UnPayWall.org

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Did you know that you can legally read scientific journal articles for free even if they are behind a paywall? Well you can now. This is my review of unpaywall.org, a non-profit organisation that has made my fact checking life a whole lot easier. Table of Contents1 The Open Access to Science Articles Debate2 The Founders3 … Read more

Best Lumbar Support Cushions

Best back support cushions for lower back pain

Have you been feeling that you need some extra support for your lower back when sitting down? Does your lower back ache when sitting? What you can do is use a good lumbar support cushion. Why? These cushions are designed to: However, which one should you choose? Table of Contents1 Top Rated Back Support Cushions2 Benefits … Read more

Golfer’s Elbow Treatment Guide

How to Treat Golfers Elbow

Did you know that pain on the inside of the elbow might be something called golfers elbow? The strange part is it isn’t only golfers who are looking for treatment of the condition. Affecting thousands of golfers every year, golfer’s elbow can be extremely frustrating and debilitating if left untreated. The injury is not just limited to golf … Read more

How to Avoid Lower Back Pain From Gardening

How to Prevent Back Pain from Gardening

Do you love gardening, but end up suffering with lower back pain or joint pain after it? You aren’t the only avid gardener with this issue. I get to see it often in Spring and Summer times. A common cause of lower back pain is when people get outside to make the garden look good during … Read more

Top 5 Hand Grip Exercises For Strength And Endurance

Having good grip strength is important for so many different reasons. I learnt first hand, excuse the pun, about the issues caused by not being able to hold onto things properly after an accident. I ended up cutting the tendons in my pinkie finger. Bet you might not know, but the 5th finger is super … Read more

Spinal Awareness Week 2015: Move Better – Live Better

It is coming to that time of year for the annual Chiropractic promotional event from the United Chiropractic Association titled: Spinal Awareness Week 2015 | Move Better – Live Better Table of Contents1 Official UCA Statement2 Collection of Event Marketing Posters3 Watch the Official Video4 Day In The Life Of A Spine Official UCA Statement Spinal Awareness … Read more

Chiropractor in Ramsey Isle of Man at IM8 1AQ

ChiroClinic Isle of Man logoIf you are looking for a chiropractor in Ramsey then here are the contact details of ChiroClinic IOM in the postcode area of IM8.

Below you will find the contact details of the clinic. You can also use the interactive Google map with the option to view the street view in order to get directions and see the front of the building for ChiroClinic IOM. The local map is also useful tool to help you find you way around Ramsey the beautiful town in the North of the island on the Isle of Man.

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Portland Chiropractic

Finding the correct treatment for back pain in Aldridge. Portland Chiropractic is located in the heart of the West Midlands in Aldridge, Walsall. Conveniently located just outside of Birmingham, Walsall, Sutton Coldfield and Great Barr. We are dedicated and experienced Chiropractors that are committed to not only your symptoms, but the source of your discomfort … Read more

Neck Pain Exercises That Stop Pain

Best Exercises For Neck PainWhen you have a sore neck it can be so frustrating not being to find good info or guidance on how to stop the pain. There are loads of ways to treat a painful neck. Exercise is still one of the best treatment tools available. Our bodies were designed to move and move properly. Bad posture habits and poor movements patterns do contribute to the cause of the ache or pain your experiencing.

Knowing how to move your neck to feel that relief you’ve been looking so hard for is what I want to show you today. Having dealt with so many patients over the years I can tell you that normally people just don’t know how to exercise the neck area. I have never heard anyone who trains at a gym telling me they do a neck workout.

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Have a Baby or a Career? Stats Every British Women Should Know

Today I have a very cool infographic I want to share with you. It is all about giving women the information they want to know, or should know, about when it comes to deciding whether or not to keep working or stop and have children. Having kids is a major decision in life, and older … Read more

Bulletproof Coffee UK: How I Drink My Coffee

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Coffee Made with Butter & MCT Oil Example

I have been telling patients for the last couple of years how I use butter in my coffee, instead of milk.

How did I end up mixing grassfed butter, like Kerrygold butter, into my morning cup(s) of coffee?

It all began with the concept called Bulletproof® Coffee.

Today’s post, is my review on this new type of health coffee that is taking off in the paleo diet and CrossFit scene.

I’ll explain my personal story of how I got started, what I learnt going down this rabbit hole, and the kind of results I have seen since drinking a high fat paleo coffee, nearly every morning for the last two years.

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A More Natural and Holistic Approach to Schizophrenia Care

Today I have a guest post about the mental health condition, Schizophrenia. Mental illness diseases are not that uncommon and it is always interesting to find out more about them. Schizophrenia is a serious health condition that affects 1% of the population, yet sufferers and healthcare professionals are becoming increasingly concerned about the effectiveness of … Read more

Chiropractor Berkhamsted at HP4 2AA

If you are looking for a chiropractor in the county of Hertfordshire, England then here are the contact details of Naturality Wellness Centre in Berkhamsted under the postcode area of HP4. Below you will find the contact details of the clinic. You can also use the interactive Google map with the option to view the … Read more

Cornwall NHS Chiropractors: Get Chiropractic Treatment on the NHS

I read some breaking new on the BBC website yesterday. It would seem that NHS Kernow in Cornwall has authorised that patients can get their lower back pain treatment from a chiropractor paid for by the National Health Service. There are some criteria that need to be followed before a patient qualifies to have the treatment … Read more

Chiropractor Exeter in County Devon at EX1 1QT

Chiropractor ExeterIf you are looking for a chiropractor in Exeter then here are the contact details of a Exe Chiropractic Clinic in the UK postcode area of EX1.

Below you will find the contact details of the clinic. You can also use the interactive Google map with the option to view the street view in order to get directions and see the front of Exe Chiropractic Clinic. The local map is also useful tool to help you find you way around the beautiful county town of Exeter in Devon, UK.

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Pain Between Shoulder Blades: Do You Suffer Upper Back Discomfort?

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Shoulder Blade Pain?

Quite often a patient would come into the Chiropractic clinic and tell me they have an upper back discomfort that is causing a pain between their shoulder blades. The patient will then usually want to show me the area where their dull ache or stabbing pain is by touching my own thoracic spine. Most people can’t reach the painful area on their own backs so they need to help me to know exactly where it is hurting.

This type of patient will usually say that what they are experiencing in their upper back region can be described as: a burning ache, stabbing or a sharp pain between shoulder blades. Maybe the neck or arm is involved as well.

Today you are going to learn a lot about the symptoms of middle to upper back pain, common and serious causes for pain between shoulder blades and treatment tips for getting relief from aches and pain in-between the shoulder blades in your back today.

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Kinesio Tape: Coloured Kinesiology Taping on Athletes

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You may have recently seen that coloured tape used on athletes on TV. You might be wondering what exactly is that special tape on your favourite sportsman or woman and why they are wearing it on their skin.

I wanted to find out more about Kinesio® Tex Tape and why the kinesio taping method is used by different healthcare professionals, like chiropractors and physiotherapists, around the world on both their amateur or professional sport patients and their regular clinic patients.

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Bear Crawl Exercise: Todays Movement Challenge

Bear Crawl Exercise
Been There Bear Crawled

If your a rehab chiropractor then you’ll probably know what the bird dog exercise and bear crawl exercise are all about. Otherwise they might sound like some strange animal movement or yoga pose if this is your first time exposed to this way of rehabilitation movement.

I came across a very interesting video on Facebook from Dr Craig Liebenson, who you would have seen in the bending forward causes low back pain article. Craig felt this was a good example of good human form and movement that even Russian personal trainer, Pavel Tsatsouline, would share this video. Craig follows the rehabilitation exercise school of thought from the Prague school of rehabilitation using Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization. I have just finished the DNS A course and about to do DNS B CPD course at the AECC later this month. The bear crawl position is one of the DNS rehab postures and active exercises. Watch the video below to learn more.

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