Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

What is coronavirus, or Covid-19? and common questions https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ Patients If you are a patient with any concerns about attending your appointment, please contact the chiropractor to discuss this. If you think you have symptoms, use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do next. Do not go to a GP surgery,…

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Life hacks, not just a resolution for January: BCA Advice

For many, the beginning of a new year brings with it new-found enthusiasm and commitment to improving health and fitness. Yet research from the University College of London* has shown that around one-quarter of people give up their resolutions after just one week, while fewer than one in 10 will maintain their goal to the…

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Back pain : BCA Advice

New research, published in the Lancet and which included chiropractors as contributing authors, shows movement and physical activity is the best treatment for back pain. BCA President, Catherine Quinn, said “The British Chiropractic Association welcome the publication of the Lancet’s series on low back pain which suggests that in the West, we are over medicalising…

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Is there a difference in Red and White meat on blood cholestrol levels???

Research finds both red and white meat have identical effects on blood cholesterol compared to plant-based foods. This is regardless of the diet having high levels of saturated fats. The research was led by scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI). The study (Animal and Plant Protein and Cardiovascular Health) also concluded that consumption…

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The New Heart Scan

Diffusion tensor magnetic resonance imaging is being used on hearts to determine abnormal heart rhythms. This new cutting-edge technique takes detailed images of the structure of the heart muscle to check for “muscle fibre disarray” compared to the traditional way through family history and calculating the thickness of their wall including any unexplained collapses and…

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‘Spring’ into gardening: Advice from the BCA

Spring brings a whole raft of garden tasks; time to tidy up, start planting and get ready for the year ahead. Our bodies are very well adapted to a variety of tasks and it’s great to be out in the fresh air getting exercise, but it is sensible to follow some simple advice points. Clothes…

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