Turmeric and it’s health benefits

A main ingredient of curry powder, turmeric has been used in Indian and Chinese medicine for thousands of years to relieve conditions ranging from flatulence to menstrual irregularities. It is now recognised in the West as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. What it is The yellow-flowered turmeric plant is a member of the ginger… Read the full article…

Are you getting enough calcium?

Pasteurised cow’s milk, contrary to advertising, may not be the best source of absorbable calcium we can offer our family. Many adults and children who react to dairy products due to a lactose or casein allergy may have concerns that they are not consuming enough calcium-rich foods. Calcium is essential for bones and teeth; it is… Read the full article…

Top 10 Whole Foods for Health

Nutritionally, there is no perfect food. Even if there were, who’d want to eat the same thing every meal every day? Let’s take a look at our top ten whole foods for your health. Fortunately, variety and healthy eating can go hand in hand, particularly if you know where to look. Here’s a Top 10… Read the full article…

Wickford Chiropractic Clinic wins the CMQM national award

“Local chiropractic clinic wins national quality award” Wickford Chiropractic Clinic has been awarded the Clinical Management Quality Mark (CMQM) by The Royal College of Chiropractors. The CMQM is awarded to chiropractic clinics that demonstrate excellence in terms of operating within a structured and managed clinical environment. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in a range of areas… Read the full article…

5 questions to ask your GP

Q: What is my diagnosis and what does it mean? Some GPs don’t tell the patient what’s wrong with them; they prescribe a medication or schedule a test. Make sure they’re specific; you need to know what’s going on in your body and how your doctor plans on helping you to get better. Q: What… Read the full article…

The Detox

After the season of much indulgence for many, during January it could be said that the body needs a holiday from all the hard work. Let’s talk detox! One traditional method of detoxing or purifying the body is fasting. This can be a route to increased wellbeing. However not everyone will feel better and for… Read the full article…

5 Simple Stress Solutions

  Who wants to walk around all day as the oppressive weight of stress takes its toll on your body and mind? Here are five simple stress solutions to help you deal with stress and get back on the road to health and wellness: 1. Walk it off. There are so many physical and mental… Read the full article…

Podiatrist David Reid joins Wickford Chiro

Rebecca is pleased to welcome a new team member to Wickford Chiropractic Clinic.  David Reid is a podiatrist and has worked alongside our physiotherapist, Jackie Snape, since 2011. David’s special interests include heel pain, children’s foot problems and shin pain and their treatment, however, all musculoskeletal lower limb problems can be assessed and treated. After… Read the full article…