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…

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

Here are top 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… 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…

Sports Massage Therapist Joins Wickford Chiro

We are pleased to announce that we have a Sports Massage Therapist, Barry Watkins, joining the clinic. Barry has played rugby at an elite level and has first-hand experience of sports massage / rehabilitation and its importance not only for sports men and women, but those requiring treatment after any muscular injuries through work and daily life. … Read the full article…

Broccoli King Of Vegetables

There are dozens of vegetables that are important for a healthy diet. In a head-to-head competition, one vegetable outshines the rest: broccoli! Broccoli facts: It is high in vitamin A Has more vitamin C than an orange As much calcium as a glass of milk. One medium-sized spear has three times more fibre than a slice… Read the full article…

Take a deep breath

Adults take anywhere from 17,000 to 30,000 breaths a day, most of the time without even realising they’re doing it. Breathing is so natural that we usually take it for granted; until something happens that threatens our ability to breathe. ARE YOU BREATHING CORRECTLY? When you’re swimming underwater, you’re focused intently on breathing; namely how long… Read the full article…