What is a Blue Zone Lifestyle?

What is a Blue Zone? Blue Zones are regions of the world where it is claimed people live much longer than average.... Such as Okinawa in Japan, Sardinia in Italy, the Island of Ikaria in Greece, Nicoya, Costa Rica and Loma Linda in The United States. How the Blue Zone concept came about? Scientist Michelle [...]

The Lucks Yard Green Garden Hub update

The Green Hub garden at Luck’s Yard is a therapy garden initiative, based in Milford Surrey, with the aim of promoting wellbeing of teenagers’ mental health in the sanctuary of a secluded walled garden behind Luck’s Yard Clinic. The garden initiative was going live at Easter, but due to the lockdown this has been on hold, but we [...]

Why owning a dog is good for you…

For those of us that already own a dog, we know what joy they bring to our lives in many different ways.  They give us unconditional love and loyalty, they are our companions, our reason to get up in the morning and they make us smile every day! Research also shows that our furry four-legged [...]

Increased inflammation during Lockdown

Inflammation There’s nothing quite like a global pandemic, to contribute to one of the big problems we Chiropractors see all the time and that is…inflammation. How can we get inflammation? Many of us have been sitting for longer than we normally would (Netflix and Zoom overloads, anyone?) Comfort eating the wrong foods during lockdown Long [...]

Post lockdown anxiety advice

Are you feeling anxious about life after lockdown? With lockdown restrictions being slowly lifted are you worried about how to cope? You may have Coronaphobia! Lockdown has been a different experience for each and every one of us.  Some will have relished the opportunity to relax, spend time with family, do all those jobs you [...]

Self care after lockdown

How has lockdown been going for you?  Have you stopped looking after yourself, feeling unmotivated? NOW, with the sun shining and some of the lockdown restrictions being lifted, is the time to take positive steps to improve your health, both physically and mentally. What is self care? We all need to look after ourselves and [...]

Rainbows: Gratitude and Positivity

“If you want to see a rainbow you have to learn to see the rain.” Paul Coelho Certainly over the last few weeks, due to the many NHS rainbows that are currently on display as a message of gratitude from the nation, I have come to contemplate the meaning of this Paul Coelho quote in [...]

Show Kindness during this difficult time

I recently came cross this on Facebook and it resonated with me.  People are dealing with so much on an emotional, physical and mental level at the moment during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Lockdown has taken its toll on us all in some shape or form, but it is important to remember that we all have [...]

Gentle opening of Luck’s Yard Clinic

The clinic has been open for chiropractic and podiatry only from Wednesday the 27th May. We would therefore like to share with you HOW this has been achieved and WHAT we have put in place to follow all the guidelines. We consider this to be the first phase in getting out of lockdown, and will adapt and change accordingly, as [...]

Do you have a lockdown neck pain?

Without a doubt, the most common problems I have come across during lockdown are associated with working from home for both adults and students. The second issue has been around suddenly doing gardening or DIY after the winter. I have worked with individuals who have had to move their offices, battling with the rest of [...]

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