September 27, 2019


Sixty Seven percent of people in Briton spend 20 hours a day either sitting down or lying down and 54% of those think they have an active lifestyle. We are getting more and more sedentary but believe we are active because we have busy lives, constantly checking our em...

September 6, 2019

Pain is clever. It learns. It is designed to protect us and is constantly analysing data to do so. Sometimes however it can do too good a job at protecting us and gives us unhelpful signals. So how does this happen and what do tomatoes have to do with it?

As a child you...

July 25, 2019

On these hot muggy nights it can be difficult to get a good nights sleep.

Sleep should account for about a third of our lives but many of us struggle to get a good nights rest. We've all heard the stories of certain people like Margaret Thatcher surviving on 4 hours sle...

May 31, 2019

 10 relatively simple exercises to keep your spine limber and strong.
 

1. Knee rolling
Lying on your back and rolling your knees from side to side for 30-60 seconds helps oil up the hinges of the spine and keep you mobile. It should feel like a nice rhythmical smooth m...

April 18, 2019

The clocks have gone back, spring has finally arrived and there should be at least another hours daylight for us to enjoy and longer summer evenings to come and this weekend promises to be an atypical sunny bank holiday.  We all love a bit of sunshine and it generally...

February 13, 2019


10,000 cases and counting

I noticed just before new year that a new patient I was assessing was the ten thousandth case since the clinic moved to a computerised notes system in 2010. I looked back to case 1 and low and behold case 10,000 and case number 1 were both bac...

January 3, 2019

The three facts of life that govern your health
 

Every day I get asked by a patient if their injury was as a result of something they did or was it a build up of problems. No matter what illness or injury you're dealing with there are 3 things that determine your risk...

December 13, 2018

Sports Massage 3 for 2


For a limited time only we are offering 3 for the price of 2 on Sports Massage at Spinal Physio with our Sports Massage Therapist Sam Hills.

Sam is a Level 5 Soft Tissue Therapist with a BSc (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Science. He enjoys treat...

November 23, 2018

Will next year be any different?
 


So it's coming up to Christmas. For some (probably most) it's a time of indulgence. Christmas parties, Christmas dinners, Chocolate, Alcohol and every excuse under the frosty sky to stay inside and sit on the sofa. The new year will b...

October 29, 2018

Pain thresholds. Do they exist?

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