Author Archive | Mike Dilke

Ergonomic Chairs in Smart Surroundings

The Back App ergonomic chair looks very stylish and there is a chance to see it in some very smart surroundings. At Bang and Olufsen in Harpenden there will be a launch of a new website for artists worlwide to display their work. It is www.artistsinfo.co.uk There will be local talent on display some of […]

Continue Reading

Two Opportunities to Help with Back Pain Research

The BackCare Charity is currently collaborating on two research projects. It is an opportunity to get involved and help progress understanding and knowledge and back pain   The Department of Primary Care & Public Health – questionnaire BackCare is collaborating on a research project investigating the experiences and outcomes of patients with chronic pain who […]

Continue Reading

Interview with a Gonstead Technique Chiropractor

Interview with Alberto Gonzalez, a Gonstead Technique Chiropractor I ran the London Marathon this year. It was a marvellous experience and the preparation was very much a learning experience because it, not only, involved some hard training but also treatment from a chiropractor which was a completely new experience for me. I visited Alberto Gonzalez […]

Continue Reading

Get off Your Glutes

I was flicking through the February edition of Runner’s World Mag and saw a section in ‘Runners’ Resolutions’ to ‘get off your glutes.’It says that ‘a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine concluded that every hour of TV watched after the age of 25 reduces the viewers’s life expectancy by 21.8 minutes. Sitting […]

Continue Reading

The London Marathon and my Chiropractor

I am 46 and a bit overweight but was persuaded by the Backcare Charity to run the London Marathon for them. It is next Sunday and I am really looking forward to it although a little apprehensive as well. The reason being that the training was going well until I had a feeling that things were not right in […]

Continue Reading

The Apple Stores

I have just read the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson and got a lot out of it. I love the chapter that talks about the Apple Stores and how Jobs agonised over every detail of them to make them perfect. One of the team recalled ‘Steve made us spend half an hour deciding […]

Continue Reading

33 Alma Road. St Albans AL1 3AT