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Some Natural Pain Killing Foods

Pain killers are in short supply at the moment so here are some foods with pain killing and anti-inflammatory properties that may be able to help. Some Natural Pain Killer Alternatives 1 Oily fish Evidence has shown fish oils to be as effective as drugs in alleviating pain and inflammation. Fish oils help reduce pain… Read the full article…

5 Simple Stress Solutions

Here are five simple stress solutions that may help you deal with current stress: 1. Walk it off. There are so many physical and mental health benefits to a good walk and it’s one of the few things we can do at the moment. It’s an opportunity to relax, enjoy the outdoors and reduce stress,… Read the full article…

Coronavirus: Latest information about the clinic

23.03.20 THE CLINIC IS NOW TEMPORARILY CLOSED To All Patients, After twenty two years of continuous opening, the clinic is now temporarily closed as of this evening. We all now need to focus on protecting those in our families and our communities from Coronavirus. I hope this closure will not be for long. Rest assured… Read the full article…

Scoliosis

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is defined as a lateral curvature of the spine, the presence of which is abnormal. We know that as early as 500 BC Hippocrates was writing about it and its name is derived from the Greek word for curvature. It can be disfiguring because when the spine bends to the side,… Read the full article…

What is Dry Needling?

Shaheeda Chowdhury joined the clinic in 2005 bringing with her her skills in specific manipulative therapy and Dry Needling. Here’s her explanation of what it’s all about! Dry Needling is a technique in which an acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin and muscle to relieve pain and restore movement. It is used to treat… Read the full article…

Local chiropractic clinic wins national quality award 2019

Wickford Chiropractic Clinic has been awarded the Patient Partnership Quality Mark (PPQM) by The Royal College of Chiropractors. The PPQM is awarded to chiropractic clinics that demonstrate excellence in meeting patient expectations in a range of areas including accessibility, cleanliness and safety and patient communication. The decision to award the PPQM is made by a… Read the full article…

Pregnancy and back pain

  The joy of preparing for a new baby is diminished for many women by persistent back pain during pregnancy, causing stress and frustration due to the lack of relief available. For this reason, it is important to know as much as possible about why you may be experiencing back pain as well as effective… Read the full article…

What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis, what is it? What are the signs and symptoms? What are the differences between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis?Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease characterised by the breakdown of the joint’s cartilage (this is the cushion between the bony surfaces) where the bones rub against each other, causing pain and loss of movement. Osteoarthritis is… Read the full article…

Are you sitting comfortably?

With so many people sitting in front of a computer all day long, sitting while travelling and watching television, learning how to sit properly to avoid muscular imbalances is really important. Generally, maintaining the normal spinal curves is considered to be beneficial during sitting. There is a tendency, especially for those sitting at computers, to… Read the full article…

Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Back

For a healthy back follow these simple guidelines to keep your spine in good share. 1. Standing Keeping one foot forward of the other, with knees slightly bent, takes the pressure off the low back. 2. Sitting Sitting with your knees slightly higher than your hips provides good low back support. 3. Reaching Stand on a stool to… Read the full article…