The Olympic Torch visits our North London neighbourhoods and ends up in Alexandra Palace close to Muswell Hill on July 25.
With the Olympics just around the corner, the Olympic Torch is due to
make its way from Finchley, in the Borough of Barnet, to Alexandra
Palace, near Muswell Hill on July 25.
People in different boroughs will dress in different colours while
the torch travels through their area – and in Haringey the colour is
The Torch will pass through some well-known local areas around
Muswell Hill Chiropractic Clinic including Finchley, Frien Barnet,
Southgate, Palmers Green, Winchmore Hill, Edmonton, Tottenham, Wood
Green and Crouch End before winding its way through to Alexandra Palace.
Enjoy the long summer days
Dated: 1 June 2011
- When sunbathing stand
up and move around every twenty to thirty minutes; just stretch and
shake out your limbs, to allow your muscles to relax. Using something
like the Straighten Up UK (see below) exercises would be ideal. You can
combine this with fresh applications of sun cream or taking a drink of
sunbathing and catching up with the latest book club read, try not to
lie on your tummy, with your back and neck arched back. Put the reading
matter on the floor, so that you can view it over the edge of the sun
bed with your head and neck in a more neutral position.
DON’T LET BACK-TO-BACK BANK HOLIDAYS GET THE BETTER OF YOU!
-ways to keep your back healthy during the bank holiday glut –
Many in London will be rejoicing this spring with a host of Bank
Holidays to look forward to including Easter, the Royal Wedding and May Day all
coming in quick succession and travel agents* are already reporting a surge in
demand for breaks abroad. With Brits keen to maximise the additional free time,
we all need to take heed to avoid the problems that long haul travelling can
have on our backs and overall posture.
Mind Your Posture: Commuting
16 March 2011
Don’t let the daily grind wear you down
Hundreds and thousands of us do it each week, whether by train, car,
bus, motorbike, cycle or foot and the daily commute can not only be an
unwelcome source of stress but can also take its toll on our backs.
According to consumer research by the British Chiropractic
Association, almost a third of the working nation relies on public
transport and the journey is not short of stress with 50% left fighting
for seats and only occasionally or rarely sitting down.
Are men being weighed down?
Dated: 14 March 2011
- The British Chiropractic Association looks into what is weighing men down -
man bag has been growing in popularity since the rise of the
metrosexual male made famous by the likes of footballers like David
Beckham, model David Gandy, or movie stars like Robert Downey Jr and
much as they are a functional fashion accessory, these bags could be
doing harm to your back and shoulders, as men load them up with life’s
daily essentials – from phones to books and computers.