Men’s health awareness month

As Movember draws to an end along with National men’s health awareness month, we thought that we would put together some health issues that affect men more than women. You can read this after you have shaved off your moustache (but lets face it, who is really shaving right now when you can hide behind your mask anyway?!) 😷 Firstly, … Read More

Are you winning at our Wheel of Life?

Good wellbeing is all about balance. In the midst of half term, are you winning at balance and harmony in your life? Not easy when you are trying to balance work, a family, health and a home not to mention all of this in the throws of the covid 19 pandemic. We often use the wheel of life in clinic … Read More

October 20th was World Osteoporosis Day

In the spirit of support for this increasingly common condition, we want to teach you a little about osteoporosis and how we can help. So what is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a common condition which affects the bones; taken from the latin word osteo (bone) and porosis (to become porous). Our bones are mainly made up of minerals (mainly calcium) and … Read More

Back care in the garden

As we are (hopefully) heading towards sunnier times, out come the shovels, secateurs, and shears to prune and hone our much-loved gardens. But sometimes our efforts come with much hardship and several visits to the Chiropractor! Here are some tips that may help you to avoid any injuries whilst gardening. Dress Comfortably. Without stating the obvious, dress appropriately. Restrictive clothing … Read More

How can Chiropractic treatment help Osteoarthritis of the hip?

hip pain, chiropractic treatment

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease and occurs as a result of wear and tear, it can affect men and women but is more common when we get older. It is a painful and degenerative condition, and there are no known cures. It affects the weight-bearing joints like the spine, hips, knees, and ankles. In the case of hips, … Read More

Safety tips for skiing and boarding

As the ski season is drawing to an end, many will be hitting the slopes over the Easter break. Chiropractor Laura Rigby gives some tips to help you make the most of your holiday and avoid back pain and injury while still enjoying the powder. Dressing the part: Make sure that you are wrapped up warm enough with layers that … Read More

Rehab Exercises

When should I do rehab exercises? Patient treatment programmes at chiropractic clinics usually include rehabilitative exercises as part of the care package they offer. They are tailor made for each person and the injury they may have. It is really important for patients to do these as part of their treatment programme. Firstly, you will be assessed and then treated. … Read More

Sleeping Position for Back Problems

Many patients ask me about what mattress they should be sleeping on or how many pillows they should use and what position to sleep in. Here are the answers to those questions and some information to help you to avoid that stiffness in the low back in the morning; There are many reasons that people might not sleep well, but … Read More

Bad Back Caused by Driving

Commuting today often means that people are spending more and more time stuck in traffic jams and queues. And with more traffic, the increase in joint and back pain from driving has seen a huge increase in chiropractic treatments for the frequent driver’s back problems. According to research by inrix, UK drivers are spending more time than ever stuck in … Read More

Back Pain in Footballers

Berkshire Health Clinic are a leading choice for treating back pain in Maidenhead and further afield, and we lend our expertise in chiropractic treatments to many sports men and women. And with that in mind, we were particularly interested when a leading sports injury specialist hosted a Q&A session recently to discuss why so many footballers are becoming the victims … Read More