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…

Teenage Health Part 2 (Backs)

Your spine is made of 33 bones called vertebrae and between the vertebrae are discs that act as natural shock absorbers. When you incorrectly place a heavy weight on your shoulders, such as a schoolbag filled with books, the weight’s force can pull you in one direction. To compensate, you may bend forward at the… Read the full article…

Teenage Health Part 1 (Diet and Exercise)

  Health is low on the list of teenage priorities – below friends and fashion, according to research by the British Chiropractic Association. Perhaps today’s teens are so engrossed in their social lives and with their appearance that the most important thing, their health, has slipped off the agenda. Healthy Teen Diet What does healthy… Read the full article…

Keep them safe! – avoiding child sports injury.

Almost 75 percent of families with children between the ages of 5 and 18 have at least one child who plays organised sports, either at school or on a community team. The benefit of learning to work together as a team, building camaraderie and participating in consistent physical activity is a good thing. However, parents… Read the full article…

A coffee a day?

Every day millions of people drink coffee for an energy jolt that will help them get through the day. Coffee has become one of the most popular beverages of choice, but can it be good for your health? Numerous studies have been presented about some adverse effects of caffeine on the body, but there are… Read the full article…

Exercise Is Natural Medicine

As we age, physical fitness tends to take a backseat. With less activity comes a long list of ailments that can be prevented through simple exercise. The key to maintaining overall health as time goes by is to get out and start moving. Whether it’s in the gym or at home – physical fitness is… Read the full article…

Driving needn’t be a pain in the back!

Confined in a fixed position for hours on end, stressed out by traffic and with the constant vibration, it’s not surprising so many people get pain in the back after a long drive. Work, leisure and driving all contribute to wear and tear of your back over the years. Two out of three adults will… Read the full article…

Protect your back while you travel

   Travelling for business or pleasure is a normal part of life. Travel is a commonly overlooked cause of lower back pain. Air travel in particular can be hazardous to your spinal health due to prolonged slouching in a confined space for several hours followed by dragging your suitcase through airport terminals. Here are some tips to… Read the full article…

Healthy Skin, More Fruit and Vegetables, Less Wrinkles!

Regardless of your skin type or where you live, what you eat affects your ability to resist wrinkles as well as disease, as a recent study of “Food Habits in Later Life” shows. An international study of eating patterns and ageing found that the complexions of both olive and fair-skinned individuals fared better in those who ate… Read the full article…

Repetitive Surf Injury

 It is estimated that 8 million people in the UK are accessing the internet on the move. As usage of the worldwide web expands, there is increasing concern that consumers may be risking their posture and putting themselves at risk of RSI (repetitive strain injuries) or surf injury. The frequency of use and the way in which… Read the full article…

Crazy about Kale!

On the hunt for a nutritious, vitamin-packed vegetable that also has lots of flavour? Try kale. There are many reasons to pile this cruciferous vegetable on your plate: It is low in calories Has zero grams of fat Contains nearly 20 percent of the RDA of dietary fibre This can promote regular digestion, prevents constipation,… Read the full article…