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Disconnect to connect

The Alliance of UK Chiropractors (AUKC) has launched a campaign encouraging people to spend more time ‘disconnected’ from their tech devices, after seeing a rise in issues such as loneliness, stress, agoraphobia, fatigue, poor posture, aches and pains and even developmental delays in young people. Read out top tips
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Creating a positive self image in children

It’s tough to develop a positive self-image when you’re constantly looking at perfection. It’s the job of parents to help their children feel good about themselves. Here are a few tips to help you navigate these often difficult waters. READ MORE
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Creating healthy habits for life

One of the best ways to prepare your children for a long and healthy life is to get them started early with their own healthy habits. Here are six healthy habits to create for you and your family. READ MORE
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10 benefits of exercising

We all know about certain benefits of exercising - above all, that it's good for us. But this isn't always enough to get us motivated into actually doing it. If you're looking for a little inspiration to get started then here are 10 reasons why exercise can improve your life. READ MORE
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Back to school 2019

Need advice on selecting the right backpack before your child goes back to school? Make an appointment with us for more advice on fitting a backpack correctly, to suit your child’s current level of development. READ MORE
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Is your posture
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A reputation can be a good thing…if you have one for being the life of the party. It’s not so good when you are unable to move. If you have difficulty bending or moving, you’re going to want to listen up.
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World Spine Day - Oct 2018

Ways to ‘Love Your Spine’ this World Spine Day:
  • Be mindful of your posture
  • Practise responsible lifting
  • Get moving and stay active

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Not just how you feel, but how you function

The spine is key to overall health, not just the back and neck, because it houses and protects the central nervous system that connects the body to the brain. This video explains more...
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What is mnri reflex integration?

Reflex integration is the process by which reflexes are incorporated into the systems normal operations. In the case of people with challenges, it is the process by which the system is shown the proper use of the reflex.
Learn more about the Masgutova Method® in this video.
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Straighten Up, this School Year

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CHiro Can Help improve the quality of your lifestyle

As part of Spinal Health Week 2018, Lara Cawthra at Hands on Health - Family Chiropractor is encouraging patients to make small lifestyle changes to improve your spinal health and wellbeing
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Three categories of stress on your body

When you are healthy your body is working at its maximum function and is able to adapt to stresses. Illness results when your coordination and ‘defence’ systems are weakened.
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Choosing a balanced diet containing the right vitamins and minerals decreases our chances of developing deficiencies later on in life.
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Nutrition For Bones, Muscles And Joints

Choosing a balanced diet containing the right vitamins and minerals decreases our chances of developing deficiencies later on in life.
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Assessing the whole person

I've spent my career, and in fact my life, studying how the body works.
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Healing on a Spare

In case you get a flat, the temporary “donut” in your trunk is meant to get you off the road and to the nearest service station for proper repair ASAP.
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Dangers of Back Pain at School

The new school year is well underway. Children are back in the classrooms, running around playgrounds and playing sports.
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The Four Pillars of Health

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Joint support for summer sport

The long evenings and warm temperatures encourage many of us to be more active over summer.
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Proud to be a sponsor

Hands on Health Family Chiropractic Clinic is proud to be a sponsor of this local community event.

Bring the family and join in the fun!!
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Too Much Turgor

Turgor is the scientific name for stiffness or rigidity within a tissue...
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Foods can help relieve pain

The primary factors that can cause or worsen pain include poor posture, injury, too little (or too much) activity, and specific conditions such as arthritis.
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New Exercise Regime Preparation

Don’t launch yourself into a new exercise regime without taking the necessary precautions to prevent back and neck pain…
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