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GDPR and you!

GDPR and you!

21/05/2018

As the new regulations come into play, how will they affect you?

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Is 5-a-day enough?

Is 5-a-day enough?

23/04/2018

Many people struggle to include 5 portions of fruit and veg in their daily diet, but should we be aiming even higher?

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Chiropractic Awareness Week

Chiropractic Awareness Week

11/04/2018

Welcome to national Chiropractic Awareness Week!

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Type II Diabetes

Type II Diabetes

26/03/2018

Type II Diabetes is on the rise - how can you help yourself manage or avoid this potentially life-threatening disease?

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Standing desks - Good or Bad?

Standing desks - Good or Bad?

12/03/2018

The craze for standing desks has swept through many offices nation-wide - but is it really going to help workers have less pain?

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Journals: the secret to a happier you?

Journals: the secret to a happier you?

27/02/2018

Sometimes we find ourselves struggling with life, but perhaps keeping a journal can be key in staying more positive?

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Sugar Demon

Sugar Demon

29/01/2018

Is sugar as evil as all that? or is the demonisation unfair?

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5 New Year Tips

5 New Year Tips

15/01/2018

Find out my 5 Top Tips for getting your year off to a great start!

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Saturated Fats

Saturated Fats

01/01/2018

The media seems to aim to confuse when it comes to fat - good? bad? eat? avoid? Here, I try and clear up some of the muddle!

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Cold weather and Pain

Cold weather and Pain

18/12/2017

Aches and Pains often seem worse in the cold weather - but is this a myth, or fact?

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Calcium and Vitamin D

Calcium and Vitamin D

04/12/2017

There have been stories in the news recently regarding vitamin D deficiency in the UK - but is this the case?

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Why choose manual therapy?

Why choose manual therapy?

20/11/2017

Sometimes the seemingly obvious questions still need an answer...

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Good Gut Health

Good Gut Health

07/11/2017

Why is it important, how can we achieve it and what happens when it goes wrong?

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Top 10 exercise errors...Part 2

Top 10 exercise errors...Part 2

23/10/2017

Carrying on from my last article, here are the next 5 exercises to be careful of in my Top 10 Guilty Culprits

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Top 10 exercise errors...Part 1

Top 10 exercise errors...Part 1

09/10/2017

Are you getting the most from your upper body workout?

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Golf!

Golf!

25/09/2017

A recent publication from the British Chiropractic Association to help all the keen golfers out there...

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Heat or Ice?

Heat or Ice?

29/08/2017

Time for a revisit on this pretty important (and common!) question...

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Pilates

Pilates

14/08/2017

7 Great reasons to do Pilates

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It only hurts when I stand...

It only hurts when I stand...

17/07/2017

Why does your back sometimes hurt more when you stand still or wander around than if you are striding purposefully ahead?

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Drugs - Solution or Problem?

Drugs - Solution or Problem?

03/07/2017

ever think how much damage the overflowing medicine cabinet bearing mute testimony to our reliance on quick-fixes is causing?

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Do my back's joints literally go

Do my back's joints literally go "out"?

19/06/2017

A common way of describing back pain, but is it actually what happens?

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Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

05/06/2017

Boomtown Rats eat your heart out - 5 tips to get you LOVING Mondays!

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Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

08/05/2017

So I've discussed mattresses - but pillows are sometimes even more important! Here are 5 FAQs about pillows...

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Cholesterol and Diet

Cholesterol and Diet

10/04/2017

Statins are becoming increasingly common, but is there anything you can do to help lower your cholesterol in other ways?

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Which mattress is right for you?

Which mattress is right for you?

14/03/2017

Have you considered how your mattress might be causing your aches and pains? Or do you just think it's time for a new one? Here are some tips!

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Work Smart at your Desk

Work Smart at your Desk

27/02/2017

Top 5 points to check to make sure your desk is set up in the best possible way at work.

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Sleeeep!

Sleeeep!

13/02/2017

10 reasons why a good night's sleep is important, and tips on how to get what you need.

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Recycle...YOURSELF!

Recycle...YOURSELF!

30/01/2017

These days, many of us try to make sure all our waste is recycled where possible. So why not do the same with your body and sign up for Organ Donation?

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Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

16/01/2017

One of the most common forms of cancer - but do you know the signs?

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8 Stress-Busting Tips

8 Stress-Busting Tips

02/01/2017

The Christmas period is over, the Visa bill is about to arrive, you're back at work and the days are dark...here's a few ideas for keeping calm in a time of inner turmoil!

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The Power of Music

The Power of Music

18/12/2016

Emotive, restful, stimulating - music can be so many things to so many people. Perhaps wee can use that in therapy?

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Top 10 facts about your Gut

Top 10 facts about your Gut

05/12/2016

It is involved in digestion...but what else do we really know about our gut? 10 top facts to share at the Christmas Dinner table!

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5 Tips for Boosting your Child's Immune System

5 Tips for Boosting your Child's Immune System

21/11/2016

We all want to make sure our children are as healthy as possible - here are a few tips for helping them beat the winter sniffles!

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What is soft tissue work?

What is soft tissue work?

07/11/2016

Part two in the simple-question-needs-an-answer series. Massage and soft tissue work are commonly used...but what does it mean?

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What is an adjustment?

What is an adjustment?

24/10/2016

Sometimes the most simple questions still need an answer!

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Nutrition

Nutrition

10/10/2016

Are you risking your life in a battle with the bulge?

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Green Prescriptions

Green Prescriptions

26/09/2016

Increasingly popular, the idea that being outside can be as effective as medication in some situations

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Neural Programming

Neural Programming

13/09/2016

What happens when a natural protective mechanism goes into overdrive? And how can it be helped?

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5 top tips to help you run for Gold

5 top tips to help you run for Gold

22/08/2016

Inspired by the Olympics to lace up those running shoes? Here's how to do it like Farah!

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Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

15/08/2016

NOW LAUNCHING! A fantastic new service at Shifnal Chiropractic, from a horse rider, for horse riders

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Top 5 Camping Tips

Top 5 Camping Tips

01/08/2016

Planning a camping holiday? Here are my top tips for a happy, healthy summer break!

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Is exercise good for you?

Is exercise good for you?

18/07/2016

Injuries, worn-out joints...remind me again why we do this?! It's not whether you do it, it's HOW!

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

04/07/2016

Otherwise knowon as Anterior Compartment Syndrome, here's a bit of info...and why it should never just be ignored

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Dizzy?

Dizzy?

21/06/2016

We all sometimes feel like we're spinning around getting nothing done...but for some it's a more literal sensation. Why not let your chiropractor check it out?

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Healthy Living and Cancer

Healthy Living and Cancer

06/06/2016

We all get bored at constant exhortations about healthy living - but here's why it may be worth the effort when it comes to beating cancer

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Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

23/05/2016

Continual pain, never ceasing, affecting everything you do...but there is hope!

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Fact or Myth?

Fact or Myth?

09/05/2016

12 commonly-held health beliefs...but how true are they?

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First Aid for Backs

First Aid for Backs

11/04/2016

Vital points to follow in the time straight after you hurt your back

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Foam Roll Part 2

Foam Roll Part 2

14/03/2016

Last week it was massage, this week it's core strength and injury rehabilitation!

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Foam Roll

Foam Roll

29/02/2016

Foam rolls are a great way of sorting out muscle niggles yourself. Here's my top 5 self-massage techniques!

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Winter Blues...

Winter Blues...

01/02/2016

A little information about 2 common winter ailments - Raynauds, and Chilblains

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Charity of the Year

Charity of the Year

25/01/2016

This year I have decided to support Midlands Air Ambulance...

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Stress!

Stress!

18/01/2016

A fact of life seems to be that we will get stressed at some point. Here's a few tips on how to deal with it...

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3 Simple Nutrition tips to kick-start your year

3 Simple Nutrition tips to kick-start your year

04/01/2016

It's that time of year again...

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Whole Health Care

Whole Health Care

21/12/2015

Chiropractors only know about muscles and joints...or do they?!

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25 Days to Fitness

25 Days to Fitness

07/12/2015

An ingenious idea for the run up to Christmas

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Back pain while Standing

Back pain while Standing

09/11/2015

The torture of the garden centre...and how to stop it!

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Text Neck

Text Neck

26/10/2015

How technology is affecting us...

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Lifting and Moving

Lifting and Moving

12/10/2015

Is it possible to move house without back pain? Of course! And here's how...

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Chiropractic for Musicians

Chiropractic for Musicians

28/09/2015

One for a specific set of people - musicians. Not often though of in terms of causing pain, playing music can often be uncomfortable, and here I discuss why.

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Chiropractic v Mainstream Medicine research

Chiropractic v Mainstream Medicine research

31/08/2015

As an evidence-based profession, we like to have scientific evidence that what we do is the best thing for our patients. This week, I'd like to share with you a very recent study comparing chiropractic with "usual" medical care

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Type II diabetes

Type II diabetes

17/08/2015

Type II diabetes has hit the news big-time this morning, so I thought I would devote a little time to what it is, what increases your chances of developing it and how to recognise it.

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Back pain while driving

Back pain while driving

03/08/2015

As lots of people set off on long car journeys for the holidays, here are my top tips and suggestions for avoiding pain! And yes, I was driving that scrummy bit of automotive engineering...

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Lumps and Bumps

Lumps and Bumps

22/06/2015

I often get asked about the lumps some people can feel just above their pelvis when they have had low back pain - find out more about what these are, what they mean and whether anything should be done about them!

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Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Glucosamine and Chondroitin

08/06/2015

Commonly used for helping with painful or arthritic joints, these substances are one of the top selling dietary supplements in the US. But how much good are they actually going to do for you?

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Arthritis

Arthritis

25/05/2015

Your GP has just told you, you have arthritis. Shows up on the x-ray. Nothing to be done - it's your age. But what is this mysterious condition, and how will it affect you?

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Gardening top tips

Gardening top tips

11/05/2015

5 top tips to help avoid pain and injury while sorting out the wilderness that should be your garden!

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Chiropractic in the News

Chiropractic in the News

27/04/2015

Lots of stories have cropped up in the national media over the last week...here's a few top stories!

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Chiropractic Awareness Week

Chiropractic Awareness Week

13/04/2015

Welcome to the annual Chiropractic Awareness Week, supported by the British Chiropractic Association

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Posture at the Office

Posture at the Office

30/03/2015

Carrying on from last time's posture workshop, here are some tips on getting the perfect office set-up for your back!

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Good Posture - Great Benefits!

Good Posture - Great Benefits!

16/03/2015

Not only does good posture help protect you from injury, it also gives you a more confident image - and is very flattering at the same time! Here I give the three stages to becoming posture-perfect

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Avoiding injury while lifting

Avoiding injury while lifting

09/03/2015

Following on from learning how to sit down or stand up correctly, here's a few tips on how to pick things up without putting your back in danger!

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Love each other...love yourself!

Love each other...love yourself!

16/02/2015

Don't let those niggles become a serious issue...

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Sitting down and standing up

Sitting down and standing up

02/02/2015

One of the most common complaints people have when they are suffering from low back pain is the transition from sitting to standing. Here are my 4 steps on how to avoid the agonising, back-grabbing pain!

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A word from my patient...

A word from my patient...

19/01/2015

Occasionally, I thought it might be nice to have a guest-blog spot...and here's the first! Read on to find how Chiropractic has helped John.

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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

05/01/2015

Further to my last article, here's a few ideas for how to get your healthy-living regimen off to a great start...the Dos and Don'ts of eating!

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Chiropractic, Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

Chiropractic, Osteopathy and Physiotherapy

12/12/2014

One of the most frequently asked questions I come across...What's the difference? Read on for answers...

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Heat or Ice?

Heat or Ice?

26/10/2014

Heat or Ice? 3 rules to guide you...

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Horse Riding and Chiropractic

Horse Riding and Chiropractic

02/09/2014

Since a young age, horses have been my passion. I have ridden for many years, and currently train my ex-racehorse for Dressage, which has given me an extremely useful insight into the way the body works while we work with these beautiful animals...and what can happen when it all goes wrong.

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Running and Chiropractic

Running and Chiropractic

02/09/2014

For cardiovascular fitness, there’s nothing quite like running. Unfortunately, that comes at a price, and that price is the seriously high impact that your feet, knees and hips are all expected to cope with. Chiropractic can be instrumental in picking up the pieces when this all begins to take its toll, but it is just as important in trying to stop it getting to that stage as well.

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Cycling and Chiropractic

Cycling and Chiropractic

02/09/2014

Before I even left college, I was being introduced to the world of international road cycling races as one of my colleagues and patients at college was an international-level competitor. In helping him with his training, I learned a lot, especially about the problems that can be caused by even the slightest imbalance in the muscles.

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Golf and Chiropractic

Golf and Chiropractic

02/09/2014

Golf is all about your swing. Get that right, and the battle for the perfect shot and a pain free game is almost won. Of course, there’s the small matter of aim as well, but that’s more of a skill thing than a physical posture and movement thing!

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