Pregnancy Chiropractor

Pregnancy And The Excitement Of A New Arrival Can Be A Wonderful Time For Families. However, it can bring additional aches and pains for the mum-to-be and, for many, the fear of a complicated, painful or intervention-ridden delivery. London Wellness Centre’s chiropractors can have a positive impact on both pregnancy and birth because we focus on alignment … Read more

Healthy positions for babies

Joanna Lowry-Corry outlines top tips for promoting healthy postural positions for your baby. Unfortunate fact: Birth is a traumatic experience for your baby; did you know, for example, that the baby’s cranial bones move and overlap affording the flexibility required during delivery? Even after a successful delivery, a baby’s spine is still at risk. There … Read more

Spinal manipulation

Chiropractors use a range of techniques to help reduce pain and inflammation, restoring and enhancing joint functions. After a thorough examination, a chiropractic treatment plan will be drawn up to suit your specific needs. The treatment plan may include both forceful and gentler spinal adjustment techniques. Use of these treatment techniques can take place during … Read more

Back Care

Around four out of every five adults will experience back pain during their lifetime. But how can we prevent problems, and retain healthy backs in our hectic lives? Believe it or not back pain is the leading cause of long-term sickness in the UK. The NHS reported that back pain was responsible for more than … Read more

What’s the difference between migraines and headaches

Most people experience headaches sporadically through their lives and are not too adversely affected by them.  However, there is a severe type of headache called a migraine that can keep returning and be incredibly debilitating. It is estimated by the NHS that around one in every five women, and around one in every 15 men … Read more

Muscles of the hip

How Tight Are Your Hip Flexors Your hip flexors are an important muscle group. If they are tight – and therefore not moving to their full ability – your spine can become more unstable. The pressure is then added to your lower back as your muscles try to realign your spine. Prolonged sitting – which … Read more

Cold vs pain

Farewell summer, you didn’t last very long! Out come our winter overcoats and scarfs! Sadly for many, the cold weather is not a welcome thing. Did you know: Those who suffer with chronic back pain might notice it get worse during autumn and winter. Although there’s little scientific evidence that shows a link between chronic pain … Read more

Joint cracking

When patients come for chiropractic treatment they often ask us if we are cracking their bones. The short answer is no. The crack or popping noise often heard from an adjustment is from the joints; synovial joints to be exact. Let us explain.  Synovial joints are the most flexible in the body and contain a … Read more

Pinched nerve

Suffering With A Trapped Nerve? Find Out What’s Really Going On Inside Your Body And How To Fix It. ‘Trapped Nerve’ is a bit of a catch-all phrase for a range of issues which lead to nerve pain; tingling, numbness or a general feeling of weakness. But what is really happening to cause this pain? … Read more