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Autumn/ Winter Newsletter

Click on the link below to read our 2017 Autumn/Winter Newsletter. Full of interesting facts about the clinic and what we’ve been up to in the past few months and our Future plans for the coming months. You may even find a few sneaky discount codes for the clinic.

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By |December 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Meet our New Massage Therapist Leah!

Leah is a qualified level 4 Sports Massage Therapist. She qualified in 2013 at UWIC (now Cardiff Met). Prior to qualifying she worked in Air Traffic Control at Cardiff Airport but decided a sitting job wasn’t for her. So instead she followed her passion for biology and health & fitness and decided to pursue a career in […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Is Slouching Affecting Your Mood?

We know that facial muscles affect facial expression, and in turn can influence emotion, but it’s rarely considered that other muscular states can also affect mood. Research suggests that this is the case and that sitting upright can build resilience to stress.

Especially when under pressure and distracted, people are likely to pay less attention to their […]

By |December 4th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Slipped Disc? Rest Assured, It Hasn’t Slipped Out Of Place!

You may have heard the term ‘slipped disc’ but this is a rather inaccurate term, as discs cannot actually slip out of place. Discs are securely attached to the vertebrae. So, while it is possible for them to wear, split or herniate, they can’t slip!

“Although they’re not incredibly common, a disc injury can potentially be […]

By |November 27th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Active recovery from chronic pain

Having treatment for chronic back pain? Don’t overlook rehabilitation, which is an essential part of any recovery programme if you want to avoid the recurrence of pain.

When the cause of each episode of pain is pinpointed and treated, an exercise programme can drawn up and supervised to help prevent recurrence.

Ideally, personalised stretching exercises for flexibility and […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

If you’re going skiing this year don’t over do it, either on or off the piste!

Heavy duty aprés ski combined with the effects of high altitude and strenuous exercise can place you more at risk of injuring yourself on the slopes. High altitudes cause dehydration, the effect of which can be compounded by insufficient water intake. On a normal day we lose 1.5-2 litres of fluid and during exercise this […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Smoking and Lower Back Pain

Many people will easily link smoking to the symptoms of coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath, but how many people who complain of aches and pains in the lower back will think it could be related to lighting up a cigarette?

Smoking can have a range of negative effects on the body, but it is the […]

By |November 6th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Stretch for Spinal Strength

Stretch for spinal strength

 

As more and more people suffer from back pain every year the importance of simple back exercises, particularly stretching, is vital for strengthening and keeping mobility in your lower back. 400,000 people across the country, equivalent to a city the size of Edinburgh, are absent from work each day as a result […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Autumn Triggers Seasonal Affected Disorder

Autumn has arrived, bringing shorter days and less light. This change in the amount of light is a signal to animals, plants and, before the light bulb, people, that seasons are changing. While those most dramatically affected are those in the higher latitudes, many people in the UK are negatively affected by this shift.

Seasonal Affected […]

By |October 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Award Winning News!!!!!

We are proud to announce that Axis Chiropractic has won the award for “Best Small Business of The Year” at the Monmouthshire Business awards on October 6th 2017. The Gala dinner was held at the Celtic manor with over 350 guests and 19 companies waiting to hear if they had won in their category. The […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments