Is your sleep position causing your neck pain?

Rebecca Nicholas, Doctor of Chiropractic and owner of Back 2 Balance, likes nothing better than to encourage clients to choose healthier options and make lifestyle corrections for the long term benefit of a vibrant full life. In this blog, she answers one of the most popular questions that chiropractors and osteopaths get asked……what is the best sleep position?   If you’ve ever woken up with a stiff neck, you understand the short-term impact of a poor sleep position. Symptoms, which are typically caused by muscles straining and joints jamming in response to an awkward neck/back position, include pain and discomfort […] more

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Have you got your sleep environment sorted?

  Rebecca Nicholas, chiropractor and Back 2 Balance owner, likes nothing more than helps clients get healthy, not just pain free. In this blog, she gives some of her top tips for creating a relaxing sleep environment.        What do we mean by a good sleep environment? There are many factors that can influence sleep quality, including nutrition, trans-meridian travel, emotional stress and the room that you are sleeping in. I have written several things to keep an eye on, especially if you are suffering from sleep deprivation. Click here to read the reasons why getting good sleep […] more

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Sleep and it’s importance in health

  Rebecca Nicholas, chiropractor at Back 2 Balance, wants to encourage every person to have an awesome night’s sleep. Read below for her reasons why getting a good night’s sleep is vitally important for health.        Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, emotional health and ultimately quality of life.  The way you feel while you’re awake depends in part on what happens while you’re sleeping. During sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain […] more

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Bone Broth- why it is so good for you and your gut

    Doctor of Chiropractic, Michele Oman, is passionate about human movement and motor skills, music, literature, DIY and nutrition. In this his latest blog he details his journey into leaky gut and how to heal it with bone broth.       As chiropractors we are always looking to perfect the way the body works in order to feel better and better. We are not satisfied with a normal state of being we want to speed up the healing process as much as we can! For this reason we normally recommend few supplements during the first phase of care […] more

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7 Daily Secrets to being Happy- love your life, don’t just exist!

Doctor of Chiropractic Mike Ford from Back 2 Balance is an ardent wellbeing proponent. He likes nothing better than improving others’ lives in any way possible, and helping them understand how to keep it that way! Today he gives us his top 7 secrets to being happy.    The 7 daily secrets of being happy! Breathe I know! It seems simple, absurdly simple, but breathing is one of the keys to our emotional and physical state! This is how; When you are stressed your breath shortens and your heart rate increases, and this association works both ways! Research has shown that […] more

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Walk to Work Day- the power of Walking

  Rebecca Nicholas, chiropractor and clinic owner, advocates increasing our exercise amounts whatever our starting level! Read below the benefits of walking.   The Power of Walking Walk to work day is Friday 6th April this year and you can read about the history of this day here. Interestingly it was not just for the health benefits that this day was created, it was also for the environmental aspect of walking rather than polluting the air using cars etc. Walking may be seen as just a mode of transport, however, what about getting into the fresh air, connecting with the smells and […] more

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Importance of getting FIT and why bother

  Michele Oman, associate chiropractor at Back 2 Balance, Hove gives some insights into why getting fit is so incredibly important for each and every one of us. His other passions in life are DIY, nutrition, human movement and motor skills, music, and literature.     Why is it important to get fit?   Most of the human beings on the planet have the desire of remaining alive as much as possible and the people that don’t want that have either depression, some incurable disease or have had great traumas (either physical or psychological). My point is that in our […] more

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Low back pain. Everything you need to know!

  Low back pain is one of the, if not, the most common reasons that clients come to seek our help at Back 2 Balance. Principle chiropractor and clinic owner Dr Rebecca Nicholas, gives you the 101 on low back pain.   There are many different types of low back pain, with different causes. The key to getting the right treatment is to establish which type of back pain you may be suffering from and to seek advice if it is not improving. Your spine is made of 24 freely moveable solid blocks of bone known as vertebra, joined together […] more

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Award winners from our Sept Client Appreciation Party

Each year we hold a ‘Client Appreciation’ party, as a way of us saying how much we value and honour you. This year was no exception! We decided to include an award ceremony too with awards for top referrer, largest family under chiropractic care, biggest improver, as well as other awards inc Winston’s favourite clients (who spoil him!) Here are YOUR award winners for 2017…. Could it be you next year?! Drum roll please………. Top Referrer goes to Peter- Peter has referred a minimum of 4 people to us just this year alone- and the year is not yet finished! Most […] more

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Back 2 School Backpack Checks

Chiropractor Rebecca Nicholas sees many families including children. Often for health check ups but also for kids with back or neck pain. The backpack is commonly blamed for this. Read below her tips for being ‘backpack’ safe.   Do you pay attention to the way your child’s backpack fits when they grab it and sling it onto their back? Wearing a backpack wrong can lead to more pressure on their neck, shoulders, and back, and aggravate an already increasing population of young people suffering with back and neck pain. In fact some worrying research (1000 parents were questioned) shows that over a third of parents say […] more

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