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Category Archives: chiropractic

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Headaches and Migraine

There are many causes of headaches and migraine and unravelling all the contributing factors can be a pain in itself. Stress is a simple one to identify but not necessarily easy to overcome. The stress could be emotional or physical. But I bet posture will also be a contributing factor. When we get stressed we […]

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Holiday Season Posture advice.

No matter how you travel watch your posture. It doesn’t matter how you travel train, plane or car remember to watch your posture. When we break our normal routine and venture on holiday, we can become injured causing ourselves unnecessary discomfort and distress in the form of back and muscle aches and pain. Here are just a few […]

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Posture Tips for Gardening & DIY

  Whether travelling, undertaking DIY projects, gardening or just lazing about, here are some great tips to help avoid problems with your back and posture. In the garden…. Don’t wear clothes that are tight or restrict your movement. Like any other exercise, when gardening you need to warm up first. Don’t go straight into heavy gardening but start […]

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Top 5 Hints and Tips, for Aches and Pains.

I was asked recently if I had any hints and tips for someone with general aches and pains, that didn’t involve pain killers. These are my top 5. 1. Ice. This is really good for achy joints, rather than using heat. If there is an underlying inflammatory process going on heat will only fuel the […]

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Drugs – drive law has changed!

From 1st March the Drug – Drive law has changed in England and Wales to include some prescribed pain killers which are often on the list of ‘ drug cocktails’ prescribed to my patients with back pain. They include :- clonazepam diazepam flunitrazepam lorazepam methadone morphine or opiate and opioid-based drugs oxazepam temazepam There is […]

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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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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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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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