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Exercise and Protein are Important as we age

We all know how important it is to keep mobile and see your chiropractor regularly to  maintain movement and nervous system control (naturally!!!) But, once the power to the muscles is turned on, how many of us think about how we are using our muscles or indeed what we are using to build them up? […]

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Don Masson talks about Chiropractic

Don is an ex professional footballer, having turned out for Notts County, QPR and Scotland (at two world cups) amongst other teams, during the 70s and early 80s. He first came across chiropractic when playing in the North American Soccer League at the twilight of his career, and noted that Americans seemed to see chiropractors […]

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Can Chiropractic Help Adult Incontinence?

Incontinence, or the difficulty in controlling one’s bladder, affects 4 in 10 women and 1 in 10 men during their lifetime.  About 17% of children younger than 15 years are also affected. In a survey of 2,500 women aged 55–95, 64% reported that urinary incontinence was of great concern to them, but only 25% perceived […]

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An Elderly Nervous System

A person’s gradual loss of balance and co-ordination, and decrease in mobility and muscle strength, all contribute to one’s fall risk, regardless of age. One of the most important reasons for a loss of co-ordination in the elderly is a decline in the nervous system function that occurs when people age.  As the body begins […]

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Do Positive People Live Longer?

Written by David R. Hamilton, Ph.D. Most people assume that positive thinking is just something that we do to help achieve our goals, or even to get through difficult times. But a host of exciting research has shown that attitude affects our health — so much so, in fact, that a positive attitude can add […]

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A Pain in the Neck

Staying active as we get older is so important for our physical and mental health and chiropractic provides a way to keep your spine healthy and flexible, A recent study published in the Spine Journal confirms that chiropractic is beneficial for treating neck pain, a common complaint many of us suffer with especially as we […]

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Why Not Walk?

Bring a friend, a dog, or both to help you enjoy the exercise benefits walking provides.  You’ve frequently heard about the health benefits of walking, but unfortunately, many of us see it as a boring activity that we do alone. However, there are a number of ways to make walking fun, lose weight and reap […]

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The Nervous System

Written by Stephanie A Maj (Doctor of Chiropractic) The nervous system is the master controller of all cells, tissues and organs. Nerves control the heart, lungs, immune system, endocrine system, as well as our thoughts and other cognitive processes. Effectively, the nervous system is in charge of directing and overlooking all bodily functions – keeping […]

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He’s too young for back pain surely….?

Written by Jo Groenhart, Chiropractic Assistant and mum of two  This is just one of the many comments we hear every day when we tell non-members of the clinic that our team have their whole family including children adjusted regularly. Why do we do this? Let’s start at the beginning; Firstly as we all know […]

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Baby Walkers – the risks

Many parents use baby walkers for a variety of reasons.  For some it is just a way of keeping their baby entertained whilst others believe it will encourage mobility and early walking. Not only are baby walkers dangerous, as they can pinch fingers and toes, tip over, collapse or even plunge down stairs but they […]

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