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Acupuncture for a healthy, happy pregnancy!

Emily Lowe BSc (Hons), MBAcC, Licentiate in Acupuncture Pregnancy, a time for rejoicing about the creation of new life and being complimented on your radiant glow right?   Sadly, this is not the case if you're plagued with morning sickness, fatigue or pain. Unfortunately, lots of women suffer throughout...

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30% Off Running Assessments – Chartered Physiotherapist Toby Sullivan

As many of you know at ML Chiropractic we are constantly  expanding the services we offer in the clinic to give our customers easy access to a range of in house health professionals. Through offering these therapies from experienced expert practitioners we help to address your injury...

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Tips for a Healthy and Happy Pregnancy – Dr Susan Strevens, Chiropractor

Dr Susan Strevens our paediatric and pregnancy chiropractor gives some simple advice for staying healthy during pregnancy 'During pregnancy, your body goes through many chemical and physical changes, some of these can cause more discomfort than others. Because they are common we often come to accept...

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Understanding of nutrition. Q&A with Alexsandra Rehlinger

Q & A – Alexsandra Rehlinger BA (Hons), MNLP, Cert AdvNutr, DipASK, DipIrid A detailed view on her approach to nutrition Alexsandra Rehlinger has been working internationally in health since 1988  graduating with honours in Art and Psychology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and working...

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Q & A – Dr Susan Strevens on Chiropractic

Why did you become a chiropractor?   ‘Why did you become a chiropractor’ is the number one question I am asked when people first find out what I do.  The best way for me to answer that question is to share my chiropractic story. As a child I...

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More posture changes with ABC™

This patient came in with chronic low back pain for several decades. She doesn't live in the country so I only had the opportunity to see her three times but the postural changes we saw were pretty significant. Her back pain did reduce in severity but...

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How to improve your sleep in 8 easy steps. By Tekla Kosa

A short and easy to follow how-to guide written by Tekla Kosa has just gone live in Amazon! Please feel free to download it now. This booklet is a collection of the tips and tricks Tekla assisted clients suffering from insomnia throughout the years. If you have...

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Wisdom From An Elderly Couple

So there I was, sitting in a coffee shop doing some work, headphones in, and I get a poke on the shoulder. Sitting next to me, who I was to find out shortly, were Ethel and Bertie (names changed to preserve privacy!). They were 85 years young and fancied...

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Neck pain, posture and blood pressure

It has been reported in chiropractic journals for many years that in some cases, patient's blood pressure issues can improve through chiropractic care. A study conducted by a Professor of Neuroscience at Leeds University, Jim Deuchars, found a correlation between the muscles in the neck, blood pressure,...

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Exercise to get fit or become powerful?

Exercise is a tool, it is a means to an end. It is a habit and a practice. We can use it for different reasons and I believe it is important to know why we are doing it (or not doing it). As with everything we decide...

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Winter Eating can be Healthy!

By Alexsandra Rehlinger, ML Nutritionist. Keeping to a healthy diet throughout the winter can be a challenge. Because of the colder weather we may crave rich food for the extra calories that will help us stay warm. This often leads to eating quick fix foods and...

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Dominate the plank

We have all seen them, and maybe occasionally been one of them. Arms wobbling, body shaking plankers. Done correctly though, the plank is one of the good ones. It is an exercise that gives you a big bang for your buck, great benefits in a short...

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Top books of 2015

Reading is one of my highest priorities and like many, if not all things in life, it goes in cycles. There are times where it speeds up and times where it slows down. Like the Earth orbiting the Sun, at certain moments it's velocity through space accelerates and...

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Connections and habits

The health of the body depends on connections, neurologically and otherwise. It depends on communication, strong foundations, deep roots and powerful raw materials. It is up to us to determine how each unique but interconnected component develops and functions through how we eat, move and...

Posture changes with ABC™ in 6 weeks

Dr Lucas practices ABC™ where the focus is to only adjust those bones which the body cannot self correct. When this is done, the body will then correct what it can self correct and the body will often move into a visibly more upright posture. The patient below...

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Q & A with Ingvild Nordrum on Paediatric Chiropractic

What is it that you enjoy about working with paediatric patients?   Being able to influence the well being of an individual from such an early stage in life in one of the most rewarding aspects of primary care, especially using chiropractic techniques that can have such...

Dizziness

Dizziness is a condition where, the symptoms can seem worse than the underlying cause, but this can become very draining for the sufferer. It may feel like the head is spinning or the room is spinning and may worsen with movement of the head or movements...

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Some wonderful testimonials for our massage therapists!

We often ask patients for feedback about their experiences with our therapist to ensure that we are providing the best possible service to our clients. Here are some, of many, of our favourite testimonials for our massage therapists. Ashlyn Fissenden - Massage Therapist   Read Ashlyn's full profile "I have been...

What is ABC™

  ABC™ is a technique that was discovered to identify and correct the biomechanics of the body First, the body is a partially self-correcting mechanism. The body is not totally self-correcting or you would never need a doctor or any help getting your body corrected (why the...

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DNA – The miracle molecule

Let us spare a moment for the paradoxically infinitesimally small and astronomically large essence of life. The miracle of nature that every living thing shares, the molecule that unites us all and equilibrates all the superficial difference that we see with our eyes. There is...

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Ferment to your heart’s content

Fermenting has been a traditional way of preparing and preserving food by cultures around the world for centuries. There must be a reason: Amazing source of probiotics to take care of the bacteria that outnumber our human cells by 10 to 1! Digestive health Immune system health Neurological Has a...

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What do we weave into the lives of others?

During Pericles' speech to the families of the Athenian War dead, he was quoted to have said "What you leave behind is not what it is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others". As we go about our daily lives,...

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Chiropractic in Sports

So what do the latest 2 Golf major winners, Jordan Spieth (the Masters) and Zach Johnson  (The British Open) have in common? They are of course both chiropractic patients getting adjusted on a weekly basis. Jordan declared: "Dr. Van Biezen is an important member of my team and,...

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Quick Q & A – The Chiropractic Adjustment

The Chiropractic Adjustment   What are Vertebral Restrictions/Mi­­salignments? These occur when there is a problem with the motion/alignment or nerve function in the spine. This can result in disruption of nerve signalling between the brain and the body. These areas of misalignment, stiffness and/or weakness within your spine...

Chiropractic 101

Chiropractic (meaning done by hand) is a primary health care profession. It addresses health issues and maintenance of health via non-invasive techniques (i.e. without the use of drugs or surgery). The chiropractic philosophy of health is based on four main principles: The body has a natural health...

— “I have spent the last two years with chronic pain in my shoulder thinking it would never end! The treatment I have received from Luther has exceeded my expections. In only a few months I now have pain free days and increased mobility in my shoulder. This is something I thought would never happen. It can only get better from here.”
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Using movement as a nutrient

Almost everyone is now aware that exercise plays a very important role in keeping your body healthy with respect to weight control and cardiovascular and respiratory function. However the benefits of exercise are now understood to involve many more systems in our bodies on top...

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Probiotics

Believe it or not, our bodies are 90% micro-organisms and only 10% of the cells in our body are actually human. This means that if there are 75 trillion cells in the average adult, there are 750 trillion bacteria and other micro-organisms! We have whats...

Nutrition from 30,000 feet

The area of diet and nutrition is a very confusing place. There are so many conflicting opinions, articles and authorities out there it is understandable that the majority of people don't know where they stand, or they have been fed some misinformation that they have...

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Mid back and chest pain

Back pain is a very general term, caused by many different issues that we address in chiropractic. Most of them originate in the spine or ribs joints or back muscles, but referred pain from the organs does occur occasionally. For example, (incredibly rarely) a stomach...

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Low back pain

Low Back Pain is Common. Each year over 5 million people develop chronic pain with back pain alone causing an estimated loss to the economy of £12.3 billion a year. Chiropractic is recognised as a cost effective and evidence based approach to acute and chronic low...

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An Interview with Dr Luther Moss on Chiropractic

Following an interview with Kathryn from Precision Movement we thought you would be interested to read some of the answers to many of the common questions we receive around chiropractic, so here is a copy of the interview!   What is chiropractic?  Chiropractors are concerned with maintaining the...

Why is sitting so bad for us?

  A great short video reminding us of why sitting is so damaging for our health. Use this as a motivation to get up and get moving as often as possible!...