Healing Hands Chiropractic

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Which Posture Are You?

Posture…. It affects us all.

“Head forward, rounded shoulders, sway-back, increased/decreased lordosis or kyphosis”

If these terms are familiar then someone has spoken to you or you’ve read up about posture.

‘Bad’ posture increases stress on muscles, ligaments, bones and spinal joints (and others). In some cases postural imbalances can change the volume of body cavities. For […]

Protect your back when gardening

With the recent bout of beautiful weather, it’s not surprising to hear you’ve been out in the garden.  Gardening is a great way to relieve stress and connect with nature, and you shouldn’t be left feeling sore and achey the next day.

It is a form of exercise, so here are some basic stretches to […]

Hot or cold therapy?

Cold therapy with ice is the best immediate treatment for acute injuries because it reduces swelling and pain. Ice is a vaso-constrictor (it causes the blood vessels to narrow) and it limits internal bleeding at the injury site.

To ice an injury, wrap ice in a thin towel and place it on the affected area […]

Chiro, Osteo or Physio?

I get asked frequently what’s the difference between chiro, osteo and physio.

As with any profession, there are variations between the ways individuals practice.  While each practitioner has undergone the necessary training, over time they develop their own individual philosophies, morals and skills, so often the decision of who to see is made by these […]