Christmas 2022 appeal for donations

For the last few years we have supported the local food bank charity run by St Mark's Church in Godalming. We are pleased to announce that we will be doing the same this year when the cost of living crisis is making their work - and your donations - needed more than ever.  We feel [...]

Feed your microbiome to improve your sleep

A little while ago we wrote about research that was undertaken regarding the affect beneficial bacteria in the gut has on sleep - the quality and amount that we manage to get. The current turbulence in our world also has a big impact on our stress levels and sleep is one of the first things that [...]

Are you sleeping comfortably?

One of the most common health concerns that we deal with at Luck's Yard Clinic is chronic neck and back pain.  Often patients tell us that this has a huge impact on their daily life and also on their sleep which impacts how they feel during the day. Some years ago the British Chiropractic Association [...]

The Value of Good Posture in Children

posture noun “The position in which you hold your body when standing or sitting”  What does having good posture mean? The main components of good posture are those that allow your weight balanced over your centre of gravity (your feet) equally, sitting up straight and maintaining correct form when moving/exercising (Watson & C Mac, 2000). [...]

Introducing our new chiropractor Laura Hack

Laura Hack is a Surrey girl who was educated locally. Laura started her chiropractic journey as a patient herself after suffering for some years with a chronic illness.  Her father suggested chiropractic as a ‘last resort’ therapy and she has never looked back. After experiencing the benefits of chiropractic care first-hand – both mentally and [...]

Does the ‘pop’ make the adjustment more effective?

Do you expect to hear a ‘pop’ or ‘crunch’ sound whilst having chiropractic or other manual spinal therapy? And do you feel that the treatment has been more successful than when you don’t hear that sound? An audible ‘pop’ is the sound that can be heard when you have received an adjustment after you have [...]

Do I really need to drink 8 glasses of water each day?

We are made up of 66% water and studies show that we may lose nearly 3 litres a day through urine, sweating, breathing and pooing! This means we need to be replacing lost fluids by drinking water and eating food containing water. But what is all this water used for in our body and what [...]

Introducing Laurie Harvey, Cognitive Hypnotherapist

We are pleased to introduce our new therapist Laurie Harvey, a very experienced Cognitive Hypnotherapist who helps people that struggle with overwhelming emotions, unwanted thoughts and problematic behaviour and habits. She uses Cognitive Hypnotherapy because it’s a powerful evidence-based approach at the cutting edge of therapy and works with people experiencing a wide range of [...]

Make sure you and your family have happy feet

It is that time of year when busy and frustrated parents have just clad all their children with school shoes, trainers, football boots, indoor shoes etc for the new school term. Buying shoes is often a difficult exercise, particularly when our children are fashion conscious and have their own ideas!  This can become a little [...]

Time to forage for berries

The hot weather we have enjoyed this summer is now literally bearing fruit!  The hedgerows are full of wild berries ripened to perfection. The blackberries are wonderful at the moment – juicy, sweet berries – it really has been a bumper harvest and free for the picking!  What’s not to like? Well, OK … a [...]

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