Coronavirus: Phased re-opening of the clinic

15.06.20 Phased re-opening of Wickford Chiropractic Clinic To All Patients, Thank you for your patience while we have been unable to see you.      While we’ve been closed, we have been implementing multiple protocols to ensure the clinic is a safe environment for our staff and patients including enhanced PPE, social distancing and patient flow.  We… 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…

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

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…

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…