It’s Walk to School Week

Every May, Living Streets, holds a country-wide campaign to encourage parents and children to walk to school. In 2017, 400,000 children and their families joined the challenge. Each year Living Streets come up with a new themed challenge which is designed to be fun, however, the common aim is to get kids and parents walking…

Don’t try these cures for your back pain

Back pain can be extremely painful and have a significant impact on your life. It’s therefore understandable that some people may go to extremes to try and ‘cure’ it. However, chiropractors who are members of the British Chiropractic Association have shared some very strange ‘cures’ that patients of theirs have tried before visiting them. These…

It’s National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week kicks off on the 30th April and this year the focus turns to encouraging gardeners to share their love of gardening. Gardening is a great activity – it helps keep you active and gets you outdoors. However, it can sometimes result in strains to muscle and injuries to backs. It’s not uncommon…

Chiropractic – DId You Know?

Did you know that there are around 3,000 practicing chiropractors in the UK today? This number is growing on a year to year basis. Chiropractic is backed up by positive evidence and is even recommended in The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (Nice) guidelines for back pain of greater than 6weeks, but less than 1…

Spring Is In The Air – Time For Some Exercise

Spring is here and with the weather improving (we hope) and longer days it’s a great time to get outdoors and get some exercise. For many taking exercise conjures up sweaty gyms and heavy and cumbersome equipment, however, our London chiropractor at MotionBack suggests a simple, accessible and free form of exercise suitable for all…

Poor Sleep Can Mean A Poor Back

Research undertaken by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) showed that a large proportion of people who get back pain said it could be brought on by a night’s sleep. Our London Chiropractor at MotionBack suggests some simple ways to avoid back problems when you sleep: If you have been sitting for a long time before…