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A-Z of Chiropractic Techniques at Greenacres

ACTIVATOR The activator is a small hand held instrument which delivers a specific and measured impulse to a very specific area, without being stretched or taking any awkward positions. This is a preferred method of adjusting for patients who are frail, unable to move very well at all or who have an underlying medical condition […]

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Chiropractic and Wellbeing, what it means.

Wellbeing A little on the fringe of what I do but as part of the philosophy of good health, is a foundation stone of Chiropractic. Wellbeing is a catch all term which encompasses, attitude, thought processes, mindfulness, exercise, habits, diet and nutrition and how we go about our lives.  Over the past few months I […]

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Heat or Ice?

  A frequently asked question is ‘Should I use hot or cold?’  By rule of thumb always use cold therapy on achey joints, unless you are sure what is injured or have had professional advice. If you have back or neck pain which is achey, nagging or dull, then it is likely that it is caused […]

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The Importance of Water

Water is the most important substance in all, living systems. Although humans can survive for weeks without food, without water we die in a matter of days. The majority of the body’s chemical reactions occur in the presence of water. It is the one substance found in greatest quantity in the body. The human body […]

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Kinesio Tape

Those bright coloured tapes you saw our athletes wearing to support their muscle were probably Kinesio tape. But it isn’t anything new, it was invented by a Japanese chiropractor Dr Kenzo Kase in the 1970s. It comes in bright blue, pink, beige and black and you don’t have to be an athlete to use it. […]

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Don’t Run before you can Walk!

The Olympics can’t help but have inspire us to have a go or increase our exercise levels. Healthcare professionals encourage daily exercise and I am no different. However don’t run before you can walk! Don’t try to run a marathon without entering into a structured training programme and warming up and cooling down pre and […]

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My Own Personal Testimony to Chiropractic

Chiropractic was life changing for me! My first interaction with Chiropractic was 22+ years ago. I had been suffering with regular headaches which appeared to be migrainous for over 7 years and they were getting worse. I would have 2-3 days every 4-6 weeks where I couldn’t bear bright lights, my head was pounding and […]

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