What to expect in a chiropractor session

When you first meet with a chiropractor, you will undergo an assessment. He or she will ask you a series of questions about your medical history, diet and lifestyle. This will help them to form a picture of your current health, circumstances and of any past injuries or surgeries. This knowledge will be factored into your Read more about What to expect in a chiropractor session[…]

Chiropractic and the NHS

Complementary therapies are not usually available on the NHS, but chiropractic is an exception. Despite this, use of the therapy on the NHS is limited. As it stands, just over a quarter of doctor surgeries are able to provide chiropractic treatment or make referrals to NHS chiropractors. This means not everyone can access chiropractic treatment on Read more about Chiropractic and the NHS[…]

Chiropractic History

The very beginning of chiropractic history is thought to be in 1895. During this year, Canadian Daniel David Palmer founded it as a health profession. Palmer had no conventional medical training, but performed the first known chiropractic adjustment on partially deaf janitor, Harvey Lillard. Lillard had reported normal hearing for most of his life, up until one Read more about Chiropractic History[…]

What to expect during chiropody treatment

If you are due to see a chiropodist, your first consultation will involve an assessment of your feet. Your foot doctor will inspect your lower limbs and the nature and severity of your ailments. They will take into account the architecture, alignment, look and texture of your feet to make a diagnosis. The assessment stage Read more about What to expect during chiropody treatment[…]

Maintaining foot health

Feet take the weight of the entire body. As a result they can be subjected to a lot of stress and strain. Maintaining foot health with proper care and cleanliness is key to preventing common foot problems, which can only add to stress your feet are under. There are a number of reasons why foot Read more about Maintaining foot health[…]

The guiding principles established by Tom Bowen

The movements The movements used in Bowen therapy are very distinctive and are used on precise points on the body. It involves moving the soft tissue in a particular way. It’s a rolling type movement using the fingers, hands and/or elbow, depending on the area being worked on. It creates focus for the brain by Read more about The guiding principles established by Tom Bowen[…]

How does Bowen therapy work?

How does Bowen therapy work? As humans, we have the ability to develop responses to stimuli extremely quickly. For instance, if we find ourselves in danger we quickly determine how to respond to it. The same goes for all other situations. A Bowen therapist will use pressure that is appropriate for the individual so the Read more about How does Bowen therapy work?[…]

Bowen therapy

Bowen therapy, or the Bowen technique, is a non-invasive, complementary holistic therapy. It targets certain points on the body with gentle rolling movements to help it balance, repair and reset itself. Clients are believed to experience energy recovery, a reduction in pain and an improvement of function. Developed in the 1950s by Tom Bowen, this Read more about Bowen therapy[…]