Tinnitus

As Chiropractors we take a different more holistic approach to assessing the potential causes of Tinnitus. We have found a strong correlation with the upper cervical spine (bones just beneath the bottom of the skull) dysfunction and symptoms such as tinnitus. Why? ...

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Vegan Alternatives

Even if you are not vegan, you will be amazed to find lots of healthy, nutritious and yummy alternatives to other foods and ingredients that we use day to day. Here are a couple of alternatives to try either as substitutes in a recipe...

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Winter MOT for your body

Since the beginning of Spring,  we have been enjoying hours of daily sunshine. Have you noticed how much better our bones and muscles have responded in the warmer weather when exercising?  This is because in lower temperatures, the muscles feel tight to move and the...

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Back to School

We all want the same for our children! We want them to be happy and healthy! And by getting into these relatively simple habits now is great for their future. School books might be a thing of the past as kids turn to using...

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Staycation or abroad in Summer 2020?

With Lockdown being eased, some of us may be looking forward to a holiday abroad, some of us may be put off due to the everchanging quarantine restrictions. Either way, the possibility of a holiday abroad can seem so far away and many of...

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Seeing a chiropractor as a preventative measure

Many people think you can only see a chiropractor if referred by your GP or if you are suffering from pain. This is not true. While chiropractic care is indeed highly regarded for its scientifically proven benefits in reducing back pain, it is important...

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Neck Pain

INTRODUCTION: Most people are familiar with the pain and inconvenience of a stiff neck, it could be something you wake up with or even develop later in the day after a strenuous activity. In most cases, pain and stiffness go away naturally within a...

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Legs Matter Week 2020

Unfortunately, Legs Matter Week 2020 was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, however, we still thought it was worth writing a blog about the importance of legs and showing you some exercises that you can do in the comfort of your own home to...

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Walking

Walking is what we all do. It is how we get from place to place; it is what some of us enjoy the most! It was even encouraged throughout Lockdown to go walking as part of our daily exercise.  We all do it differently,...

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Shoulder Exercise

The Shoulder If a patient comes to us with shoulder pain, the majority of the time this pain is a symptom of another issue.  Therefore, Back2normal will evaluate the whole body as a system during the examination.  Muscles from the pelvis attach to...

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Foot strength

Keeping your feet strong and flexible can help reduce foot and ankle pain, reduce muscle soreness, improve your overall foot health, and keep you active. Sit in a straight-backed chair with your feet flat on the floor or you can stand if you prefer. Lay a kitchen towel or sock on the floor in...

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Air squats

Air squats are a great way to learn the proper form for squats. Air squats also help to build both a solid strength foundation and balance in your lower body. They target your thighs, hamstrings, quadriceps, and glutes. Air squats A simple exercise to perform at home or...

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Chair bridge

Chair Bridge is a great exercise that strengthens the hamstrings, glutes, core and lower back. It is common for one side to slightly tilt, but with strength from your hamstring, glute and especially your core, you can work on keeping your body stable and centered. Chair bridge Lie...

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Quadriceps stretch

While increased activity on your feet may lead to tight quads, so can inactivity. Sitting for hours reduces the amount of time you spend lengthening and shortening these muscles. With increased sitting, the quads become static and more resistant to lengthening or stretching Quadriceps stretch Stand on...

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Calf stretch

The calves are some of the most overused but overlooked muscles in the body. And if you run or wear heels regularly stretching your calves is a must. Too-tight calves aren’t only painful, they can lead to injuries including shin splints, calf pulls and...

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