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5 Signs stress levels are out of control!

Stress is a process, not a diagnosis!  When the term “stress” is used in a clinical sense – it refers to a situation that causes discomfort and distress and can lead to other mental health problems such as depression and anxiety! However, stress is normal.  We are actually designed to react to demanding or threatening…

Massage - Feel better naturally!

Massage – Feel better naturally!

Massage is a general term, meaning to press or rub muscles, ligaments, tendons and skin.  It can range from light stroking to deep pressure.  There are many different types of massage so below are the most common: Swedish Massage –  A gentle form of  therapy incorporating long, light strokes, kneading movements, deeper circular movements, tapping…

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Muscle Spasms – What are they?

Otherwise known as muscle cramps, spasms happen when a muscle involuntary and forcibly contracts and cannot relax.  They are extremely common and can affect any muscle in the body. Usually spasms involve part or all of a muscle or several muscles in a group. They are most common in the thighs, foot arches, calves, hands,…

6 ways to keep your spine healthy!

6 ways to keep your spine healthy!

We are all very busy with day to day life, we just don’t have time to deal with back pain!  Here are some simple tips to help keep your spine as healthy as possible! 1.   Wear the correct shoes! Your shoes need to support your spine – so whether you are walking for exercise or…

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Shoulder and Arm Pain.

When you think of your local Chiropractic Clinic, what comes to mind?  They only treat back pain or neck pain!  Most people don’t link Chiropractic treatment with shoulder or arm pain and yet it remains one of the most effective ways to treat this particular condition! Common Shoulder Problems Some of the typical types of…

Deep Tissue or Swedish Massage?

Deep Tissue or Swedish Massage?

There are many different types of massage but two of the most common methods are Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage.  It is helpful to know the differences to be able to assess which would be right for you. While there are some similarities between Swedish and Deep Tissue Massage, they are different from each other. …

Eating for strong muscles!

Eating for strong muscles!

Strength training workouts at the gym are great for building muscle strength and endurance, but your muscles need proper nutrition or what you do at the gym won’t matter much! Just like your bones need Vitamin D and Calcium, your muscles need protein to stay strong and healthy. Women on average should get 46 grams…

Focus on Massage

Focus on Massage

One of the services we provide at Heale’s Chiropractic Clinics is Sports, Deep Tissue and Remedial Massage.  We have found it to be most beneficial in aiding the recovery of musculo-skeletal injuries, but what exactly does it involve……..??? Massage is a natural therapy, which has been in use probably since time began.  It was the…

Massage Gift Voucher

£30 Massage Gift Voucher

Stuck for a last minute present? Why not get your loved one a Massage Gift Voucher for a Deep Cleansing Massage? Some benefits of massage are: Reduction in Chronic Pain Deep-tissue massage increases the flow of blood through through the body, it helps reduce the inflammation that causes pain. Deep-tissue massage can also help alleviate…

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Chronic Pain and Depression

Chronic pain and depression are unpleasant sensations that play an important function in our lives. When you suffer an acute injury, pain warns you to stop the activity that is causing the injury and informs you to take care of the damaged body part afterwards. Chronic pain, on the other hand, has no time limit, often…