Back to the Grind; School and Work

Lifting: Avoid the following: Don’t bend over with straight legs or twist when lifting. Don’t try to lift objects above the height of your shoulders. Following these steps will help maintain a healthy back: Do get close to the load  and grasp firmly. Do use your stomach muscles to support your spine so it can […]

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Exercise…but don’t HIT too Hard

Whilst I’m not against some HIT done sensibly, my advice is do something you enjoy, do it gently and regularly and then, when you’re fit enough then incorporate some HIT. If you’re not fit but find an exciting HIT class that inspires you then please start very gently. Dangers of HIT: 1. Medical Conditions:  Obesity, […]

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Preparing for Halloween is challenging enough for most parents, with or without back and neck problems;  Superhuman will power is needed to walk past the tempting gargantuan bags of Halloween Treats in the shops.  Not to mention trying to find the perfect outfit for your ‘little monsters’, the biggest pumpkins and the late night hikes […]

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Hints for a Healthy Holiday

It’s the holiday season! Be it travelling overseas or visiting places in the Uk, there’s one thing for sure – packing is inevitable. While we spend time thinking of what to take, we don’t give too much thought of having to lift, carry and store our luggage when travelling. Holidays, for many can result in […]

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