Anyone who suffers from arthritis is likely aware of how weather conditions can impact their joints. This is particularly the case when temperatures begin to drop. Although some individuals are even able to predict future changes, it is also interesting to note that no single scientific reason has been found in regards to why the cold has a tendency to cause symptoms of arthritis such as pain and stiffness to increase. Let us quickly examine some theories associated with the roots of this causal … [Read more...] about How Can Cold Weather Affect Your Joints?
Enjoyed by millions of fans and players around the world, cricket is a sport which requires no introduction. While there is no doubt that playing such a game is a great deal of fun, it is also a well-known fact that certain injuries can occur from time to time. What are some common cricket injuries and how can a qualified chiropractor help to alleviate these conditions so that you can return to cricket pitch? If you hope to encounter targeted treatment options, it is important to take a look at … [Read more...] about Common Cricket Injuries: What You Need to Know
During the cold winter months the weather can have many effects on your wellbeing, both mentally and physically. For many people one of these physical effects manifests itself as painful, aching joints. Chiropractic care can often provide help to reduce and prevent aching joints, and helping to alleviate joint pain throughout the cold season. Why does cold weather affect your joints? To date cold weather joint pain is an area that has not received much scientific research. However there seem … [Read more...] about Cold Weather and Joint Pain
Joint Pain is common, but it's not well understood. It is in fact not a single disease; it's a term used to refer to all sorts of pain in joints from osteoarthritis. There are over a hundred types of different joint pain related conditions. It's most common among women, and it occurs more frequently as you get older. People of all races, sexes and ages can have joint pain or osteoarthritis. Symptoms of Joint Pain The symptoms of common joint paint include decreased range of motion (ROM), … [Read more...] about Reducing the Risk of Joint pain, Including Hip and Knee Pain from Osteoarthritis
There are a number of high profile campaigns that urge us to 'get on our bikes' with the dual aims of reducing pollution and making us healthier and more active. While cycling is a great way to exercise and an exciting sport to participate in, unfortunately it is often a cause of injury with Casualty departments and GPs seeing additional cases of cycling injuries around the time of the Tour de France as 'armchair cyclists' attempt to emulate their heroes! In this article however, we look … [Read more...] about Preventing Common Cycling Problems
The theme of World Arthritis Day, which took place on October 12th this year was, ‘It’s in your hands, take action’. We thought it was time to take action ourselves and help raise awareness that Chiropractic can help with Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis affecting people here in the UK! (Although, please note, that at Bradford House Chiropractic, we are neither affiliated with, nor endorsed by, World Arthritis Day). Osteoarthritis can affect any joint, but it is most often … [Read more...] about Osteoarthritis