What is McTimoney Chiropractic? McTimoney chiropractic is a gentle style of chiropractic that uses light, fast movements to adjust the bones of the body. It aims to improve the alignment of the skeleton. Can McTimoney help me? The gentle nature of McTimoney makes it suitable for people of all ages. Studies have shown that chiropractic […]Read More McTimoney Chiropractic in Peterborough
Working in the garden can be great exercise and has all the benefits of getting out into the fresh air and sunshine. For many people, gardening is the only real form of exercise they get.Read More Back Pain and Gardening
Every year up to 40% of the population – over 16 million of us – will suffer a bout of back pain and if you’re one of the unlucky ones, you will find that the state of your bed will quickly become a priority. A good bed, providing correct support and comfort, has an important […]Read More Look after your back – choose the right bed
EMMETT Technique is a gentle body therapy developed by Ross Emmett, an Australian practitioner. It is based on the belief that light touch can trigger a relaxation response in the soft tissue of the body, and the therapist may help relieve tensions resulting in feelings of improved comfort within the body. I did some EMMETT […]Read More EMMETT Technique
What is it? Neuromuscular Reeducation (NMR) is a soft-tissue technique that addresses the pain and loss of function caused by many of the most common injuries affecting the nerves, muscles, connective tissue and joints. It combines elements of sports massage, trigger point therapy, fascial release and active release techniques.Read More Neuromuscular Reeducation (NMR)
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A was a 42 year-old lady who came to the clinic with chronic backache and nerve pain (sciatica) radiating down her right leg. She reported having ongoing back problems since the birth of her son 8 years previously. Both the pregnancy and delivery had been difficult – her son had been side-lying and required a […]Read More Backache After a Difficult Pregnancy
This is a question that comes up a lot and it’s one that I find increasingly difficult to answer as I learn more about the wide range of approaches used in my own profession and in osteopathy. Similarities There are more similarities than differences between the two professions. Chiropractors and Osteopaths both believe that many […]Read More What is the difference between Chiropractic and Osteopathy?