What is the best supplement to take for back pain? Thank goodness we can finally stop saying “Happy New Year!” at the 16th of January. Hope you all have had a good start to the new year and your resolutions are still in place. We get a lot of questions from clients wanting nutrition advice [...]
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Why don’t we treat on the first visit? We finish our initial consultation often with taking x-rays to give ourselves the best opportunity to diagnose the condition plus to give ourselves time to prepare a report for you the patient. We often get asked ‘but can’t you treat me now?’ We wish we could but [...]
What is tendonitis? Tendinitis is a condition in which the connective tissue between the muscles and the bones (tendons) becomes inflamed. It is usually caused by repetitive activities. It is most common in the elbow, knee, shoulder, hip or Achilles tendon. Tendinitis can have acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term) character. When tendinitis becomes chronic, it [...]
Tech Neck It seems ironic that I’m writing to you about ‘Tech Neck’ whilst you sit at your computer or iPhone and read this. However, such is the time we live in and it’s unrealistic for me to sit here and bash technology and say we shouldn’t use it at all and go back to [...]
Why do I need to use this wedge? Wedges provide a corrective outcome for spinal issues. Very often in the clinic, we see clients with tilted spines, scoliosis and the most common type of spinal misalignment we see is a “forward head carriage”. This is where the neck moves forward, and you lose the curve [...]
The spine is an incredibly complex structure. If you ask anyone that has worked with the spine for years, they will tell you that no one patient is the same. Somebody with a textbook problem on an MRI will present completely different to the next person and is why spinal treatment comes with its challenges. [...]
This is the most common condition we see in the clinic and it causes huge problems. A slipped disc is clinically referred to as a prolapsed disc. A disc is the 'jam donut' between the vertebra (bones in the spine), it acts as a cushion to support the spine and give the shock absorption when [...]
What’s the best way to pick my kids up? This is something that I have completely neglected until the last 2 years and I always looked a bit funny at clients who told me this before I had kids, they always say you don't know what you don't know until you know. We had Kit [...]
I’m too old to get my back fixed Something we often hear is “I'm too old for chiropractic, I'm too past it and you can't help me.” Why do people think this way? Because a lot of the time, the older population have tried a number of things and suffered with pains for ten or [...]
Is there something else causing my headaches? The Secret Chalice, Lost Ark & The Mythical Beast. Resolving back pain, as you have probably gathered by now, is an incredibly difficult challenge for a lot of experts to begin to master. It requires help from an specialist, focus from a patient, and determination to keep persevering [...]