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Keep up to date with the latest Spinex Disc Clinic Blog news, along with useful tips to recover from your back injury.

8th Dec 2017

Exercises to Help Ease Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

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Sciatica is the pain resulting from compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. If the sciatic nerve becomes inflamed or compressed, it can result in numbness, pain, a tingling sensation radiating from the lower back down through a leg, foot and toes, and it can also cause a weakness in the lower leg muscles. To […]

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4th Dec 2017

Spinex and City Massage Helping Patients with Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, and Sciatica

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This week Spinex welcomed 2 BNI members, Jonathan and John who are massage therapists with City Massage. Jonathan and John are both members of BNI Holborn, an international networking group. I showed them the ViMove technology which we use on our patients with low back pain and sciatica to see progress in better range of […]

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22nd Nov 2017

New IDD Clinic in Matlock – ready to treat patients with neck and low back pain

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I trained Jo Briddon, a Physio in Matlock on her IDD Therapy machine last week. She already has a number of patients ready to try the treatment for low back pain, sciatica and neck pain. Jo is also a Pilates teacher with a fabulous new studio and she is keen to help more people with […]

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20th Nov 2017

ViMove2

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Every back behaves and moves in a different way and here at Spinex Disc Clinic we have the latest update in assessment analysis, ViMove2. Low back pain causes restrictions in the spine so that your back moves differently. With ViMove2 we can accurately assess these movements before and after treatment. This technology is also able to […]

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6th Nov 2017

Moving Every 30 Minutes Can Have Health Benefits

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Moving your body at least every half an hour could help to limit the harmful effects of desk jobs and other sedentary lifestyles, research has revealed. The study found that both greater overall time spent inactive in a day, and longer periods of inactivity were linked to an increased risk of death. “If you sit […]

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3rd Nov 2017

Less Exercise is Causing A Health Crisis

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Being too busy at work is seen as the biggest barrier to being more active, according to research commissioned by Ukactive. According to the study, more than 64% of adults spend at least six hours each day sitting either at work, in front of the TV, commuting or on social media. The research sheds light on the social barriers that are […]

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30th Oct 2017

Back Pain is the Top Debilitating Condition

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A study done by Royal Cornwall Hospital UK and University of Washington in the US have found that 1 in 10 people are affected by back pain. The study looked at how much disability is caused by lower back pain globally. It found that lower back pain caused more disability than any other condition, affecting nearly 1 […]

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27th Oct 2017

Back Pain and Work

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All ages suffer from back pain, but those who are 50 or older are more likely to be affected by back pain. Almost 10 million people in the UK suffer pain daily resulting in a major impact on their quality of life and more days off work. Around 4.2 million working days were lost by […]

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23rd Oct 2017

Why its Better to Stand

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Sitting for long periods of time can have a detrimental effect on the muscles supporting your back. Sitting can cause a multiple amount of health issues. If you sit for more than six hours a day after two weeks, your muscles start to shrink. If you sit for more than 6 hours a day after […]

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18th Oct 2017

Yoga May Help in Reducing Lower Back Pain

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“Yoga can help relieve the agony of back pain, a major review of medical evidence has found.” The review concluded there is evidence yoga may help improve function and relieve pain associated with chronic lower back pain in some people. The review looked at 12 other studies that compared the effects of yoga with other treatments, such as […]

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16th Oct 2017

Almost Half of the Adult Population is Living With Chronic Back Pain

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New research from Imperial College London, Arthritis Research UK and the University of Aberdeen shows that around 28 million adults in the UK are affected by some type of chronic back pain, which is when pain last for three or more months. Researchers used data from 19 studies that included around 140,000 adults. The results […]

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6th Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 10

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Here is the last of the back care tips: Learn relaxation techniques such as breathing exercises to help manage stress, which is a major cause of back pain.

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5th Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 9

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Check that your bed provides the correct support and comfort for your weight, not just firmness.

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4th Oct 2017

Back Care Tip: Day 8

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Day 8: Lose excess weight.

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3rd Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 7

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Here is the 7th back care tip: stop smoking – it’s thought smoking reduces the blood supply to the discs between the vertebrae, and this may lead to these discs degenerating.

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2nd Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 6

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DAY 6: Try to take a short break from sitting every 30 minutes or sit on a rubber exercise ball instead of a chair

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1st Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 5

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Here is the back care tip for day 5: Maintain a good posture – avoid slumping in your chair, hunching over a desk, or walking with your shoulders hunched.

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30th Sep 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 4

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Here is day 4 of back care tips, leading up to Back Care Awareness Week. DAY 4. Carry larger loads in a comfortable rucksack using both shoulder straps, and avoid sling bags.  

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29th Sep 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 3

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For the third day in the lead up to Backcare Awareness Week, here is day 3 of back care tips.   Day 3: Learn to lift heavy objects using the correct lifting technique.

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28th Sep 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 2

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In lead up to the start of Backcare Awareness Week, here is another back care tip that will also lead to positive life changes.   Tip 2: Improve your overall physical health, including drinking lots of water, minimizing alcohol consumption and eating an anti-inflammatory diet which includes green leafy vegetables and fish.

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