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Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Great feedback for our Osteopath Gary Weir

by Richard Hollis

“It’s not often that one finds an osteopath that gets to the bottom of the problem and treats a wide range of medical conditions. Gary focuses on the underlying causes and helps you improve your overall health and lifestyle. I have been his patient since 2016 and require regular visits due to my condition, however Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

10 other reasons for back pain

by Richard Hollis

It can sometimes be easy to pinpoint the cause of sudden back pain that makes you call your chiropractor. Moving heavy boxes. Overdoing it at the gym. Digging in the garden. But it can be trickier to discover the reasons behind chronic back pain. Here, are some less obvious factors that may be to blame Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Following your first visit

by Richard Hollis

What should I be doing after chiropractic treatment? After your first chiropractic visit it normally helps to stay gently active. Our muscles and joints like to be kept moving even if it is sore to do so. Often you will find that the discomfort eases with moderate movement and gets worse with lying or sitting Read More

At Broadgate Spine Centre, London we often get asked if patients can claim their fees back from their health insurance companies. For most patients the answer is yes. At Broadgate we have chiropractors and physiotherapists who are recognised by both Bupa and Axa PPP as well as all other health insurers. Bupa and Axa PPP Read More

There are so many wonderful things to enjoy at Christmas – festive spirit, visiting family, seeing children opening their presents, to name just a few. The festive season can also be a time when some of the old aches and pains tend to come out! Never mind the feeling of being more stuffed than the Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Back supports. Help or hindrance?

by Richard Hollis

At some time or other most people with low back pain wonder if a lumbar support belt might help their symptoms. Whether you need help with a current bout of back pain or be interested in preventing future episodes of back pain, I hope this summary of the current thinking helps you make up your Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Practical help for tall people with back pain

by Richard Hollis

Being taller than average can make you more prone to back pain. Desks, chairs and beds are often designed around “average build”. Some furniture is adjustable though and you should make sure it’s adjusted for you. It is worth following a few rules for your workstation as closely as possible to help reduce discomfort. Have Read More

Recent research found that London residents spend an average of 9 hours online a day.  Added up that is 30 years in a lifetime, certainly enough time for back and neck to occur if attention isn’t paid to our posture whilst using our newest gadget. Prolonged periods in twisted, awkward and slouched postures whilst using Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Lower Back Pain and Tennis

by Richard Hollis

It’s tennis season and at this time of year we seeing more low back problems from tennis.  Low back pain is common among tennis players and general there are two types of back injury, a sudden “injury” or gradual onset of stiffness and pain, usually increasing the more time that is spent playing. The first Read More

Richard Hollis - Chiropractor

Discs Don’t Slip!

by Richard Hollis

We all know the term – ‘a slipped disc’. However this phrase is a little misleading, as discs don’t really slip at all. To understand what is actually happening we need to look at the composition of the spine in greater detail. Lying between the bones of the spinal column (vertebra), are the discs. These Read More

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