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…

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 or deep breath 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;… Read the full article…

Mix and Match

Some foods become even healthier when mixed with other certain foods. Conversely, other food pairing may become less healthy and even endanger your health. Here are a few examples to help you get the most out of your food choices: DO: mix grilled meat and Brussels sprouts: There are compounds in sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables,… Read the full article…

Whats Causing Your Cough?

A cough, while common, all manner of things can be causing your cough; some fairly benign and some more health-threatening. Here are a few reasons why you could be coughing. Respiratory Tract Infection: A cough is often a symptom of a cold, flu, pneumonia or other infection affecting the upper respiratory tract. Unlike most of… Read the full article…

Ski Safely

Advice from the British Chiropractic Association –Beware of Day Three! Despite common assumptions that a ski injury is most likely to occur on the first day Matthew Bennett, BCA Chiropractor and the first to work with the British Alpine Ski team, comments: “After three days of skiing using unaccustomed muscles, skiers become confident but are physically tired… Read the full article…

Couch Potato

With the recent cold snap and further cold weather forecast in the coming weeks, it will be tempting to stay in the warm and relax in front of the television for hours on end. However, with 36% of Brits saying that their back pain is triggered by sitting still for long periods of time aka being a… Read the full article…

Winter Cold & Flu Defense

If you’re preparing for the cold and flu season here are a few natural ways to boost your immune system and get some flu defense. The influenza virus starts in November, but doesn’t peak in activity until February and usually winds down in March. We are all familiar with the standard flu symptoms of fever,… Read the full article…

3 Ways To Help Fight The Winter Blues

  Are the short days, long nights, bitter chills and inclement weather getting you down? Seasonal affective disorder, S A D, is a mood disorder characterised by feelings of sadness or depression during the winter months in otherwise mentally healthy people. If you’re suffering from SAD, you may find yourself sleeping longer, lacking energy and experiencing depression…. Read the full article…

Leave Stress Behind

Engage All Your Senses and Leave Stress Behind. Many people exist in such a perpetual state of stress that activities generally considered stressful actually come as a welcome relief. When you’ve been hard at work all day or find yourself faced with a screaming carload of children, spending a little quiet time doing household chores or… Read the full article…

Teenage Health Part 3 (Sleepy Teens and Stress)

  Most teens need between 8½ to 9 hours of sleep each night. The right amount of sleep is essential for anyone who wants to do well on a test or play sports without tripping over their feet. Unfortunately many teens don’t get enough sleep.   A recent survey by the National Sleep Foundation found… Read the full article…