Blog

This is the place where we like to share the knowledge we have gained from a (so far) combined 40 years experience in the healthcare industry.

Blogs range from product information, health and well-being tips and general back care advice.  If you would like to be kept up to date when each new blog is published then subscribe to our newsletter.

What Is Cervical Traction?

What Is Cervical Traction?

Have you ever suffered with upper back and neck pain? Do you get tension headaches? Or do you find you are always wanting to stretch out your neck and upper back? Modern living tends to cause increased tension in the neck, upper back, shoulders and head. From long...

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Cueing Effectively When Teaching Pilates & Yoga

Cueing Effectively When Teaching Pilates & Yoga

If you have ever struggled with students in your classes that don't seem to do anything like what you are demonstrating, then this could be the ideal book for you. It sounds like you will have had a student like me.....if you need some guidance on different ways to...

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Shipping Products Abroad

Shipping Products Abroad

A Possible Solution For Those Of You Who Live In Southern Ireland We are asked by potential customers if our service includes shipping products abroad. Unfortunately as a micro business this has not been something that we have been able to do. Then more recently an...

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Health Staff Discounts – For NHS Staff

Health Staff Discounts – For NHS Staff

We have just come across this website which looks like a must for anyone who works within the NHS.  There are a huge amount of savings for pretty much every type of business you can think of.  These discounts are available online and in store so before you...

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Simple Ways To Ease Back Pain

Simple Ways To Ease Back Pain

When you're suffering with lower back pain or even low level backache, knowing what to do for the best to help ease the back pain can be confusing. There's so much advice out there, some of it conflicting, when it comes to the right stretches. Some common suggestions,...

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Posture – It’s Not Just About Back Pain

Posture – It’s Not Just About Back Pain

At Sittingwell we are interested in whole body health. Yes a lot of this site is focused around back pain but actually a good posture helps your whole body function better. I'm sure you're aware of using correct ergonomics when you sit. You may have even had a desk...

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Lower Back Pain Exercise

Lower Back Pain Exercise

Core strength and back stability tends to be focused on the deep abdominal muscles with lower back pain exercises to improve the endurance and strength of these deep stabilising muscles. Such exercises are imperative to help prevent back pain and as rehabilitation...

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Are You Sitting Well…?

Are You Sitting Well…?

It’s a familiar scenario. Hard day’s work, return home, crash on the sofa. You’ve earned the right to just flop, put your feet up and watch a bit of TV. It’s good to have a bit of rest and relaxation, but studies suggest adults in Western countries spend up to 70% of...

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Super Sitting In Three Ways On One Chair

Super Sitting In Three Ways On One Chair

We all know we sit too much. Modern living involves sitting whether at your work desk, in the car, or watching TV at home. Sitting has been described as the “new smoking”. Do the above pictures look familiar? Often we end up slouching as we slide down the seat of the...

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Inflammatory Foods That Can Cause Pain

Inflammatory Foods That Can Cause Pain

Pain, inflammation and acidity go hand in hand as they all co-exist with each other. If there is too much acidity in your body you will not be able to escape pain whether it is a niggle, absolute agony, localised or widespread dependent on how much there is.  Let food...

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