Age Related

Information, advice and treatment for age related health issues.

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis, what is it? What are the signs and symptoms? What are the differences between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis?Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease characterised by the breakdown of the joint’s cartilage (this is the cushion between the bony surfaces) where the bones rub against each other, causing pain and loss of movement. Osteoarthritis is… Read the full article…

Teenage Health Part 1 (Diet and Exercise)

  Health is low on the list of teenage priorities – below friends and fashion, according to research by the British Chiropractic Association. Perhaps today’s teens are so engrossed in their social lives and with their appearance that the most important thing, their health, has slipped off the agenda. Healthy Teen Diet What does healthy… Read the full article…

Keep them safe! – avoiding child sports injury.

Almost 75 percent of families with children between the ages of 5 and 18 have at least one child who plays organised sports, either at school or on a community team. The benefit of learning to work together as a team, building camaraderie and participating in consistent physical activity is a good thing. However, parents… Read the full article…

Back to School

From the bag and shoes they choose, to the amount of television they watch, young people are constantly putting strain on their posture. With the new school term about to start, the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) highlights the importance of choosing the right shoes and bag for children as they go back to school. A study… Read the full article…