Chiropractic Articles

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NSAIDs… Everyday Killer?

Before you read any further, I want to make it clear this is NOT an attack on pharmaceuticals. A phenomenal amount of work and research goes into ensuring they are safe and fit for purpose. Nearly everybody has taken a course of over the counter or prescribed NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatories) at some point. Drugs like… Read more

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McTimoney Chiropractor?

If you are looking for a chiropractor, chances are you will be confronted with two types; Chiropractors, and McTimoney chiropractors. What’s going on? Well, notwithstanding the prefix, in many respects McTimoney chiropractors are just like any other chiropractor. Despite previous accreditation difficulties, they are registered with the General Chiropractic Council, have had to demonstrate academic… Read more

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Maintaining Healthy Joints

Stiffening up as we get older is seen as an almost inevitable process, and arthritis is a joint condition that is synonymous with wear and tear. But when we look at the events that lead to arthritis, there is hope that this disease can be slowed or even prevented. Firstly, it is important to clarify… Read more

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I don’t believe it… The placebo effect

The placebo effect is one of the most fascinating and interesting medical phenomena. At its most basic, a sugar pill given under the guise of authentic medication can actually cause a patient to get better. But the placebo effect is far more complex than that. For example, we know that two sugar pills have a… Read more

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Chiropractic Quality Standards

The Royal College of Chiropractors is an independent professional body with the remit of raising standards of chiropractic care within the UK. The Royal College works towards this goal by guiding research and education, and liaising with the NHS and other medical professions. Although their means are slightly different, the common aim of promoting excellence… Read more

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