What Is Chiropractic? Chiropractic practice is concerned with the relationship between the structures and functions of the body, with specific focus on the spine and the nervous system. Chiropractic care examines how this relationship influences the restoration and preservation of general health. Emphasis is placed on manual adjustment and/or manipulation of the spine to achieve [...]
What Is Physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a specialist area of medical treatment concerned with the mechanics of the human body. Physiotherapists work to help restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. This can include a combination of joint mobilisation and massage together with therapeutic exercises and physical agent modalities such [...]
Why hip replacement? One of the largest joints in the human body is the hip. A healthy hip joint will be surrounded by cartilage to support the joints and stop the bones from rubbing against each other. The ‘ball and socket joint’ is connected by ligaments and lubricated to help prevent friction. SUMMARY In this [...]
In the UK approximately 10 million people suffer from arthritis, with the most common forms being osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis is a general term that covers over 100 different conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system.  These joint-related problems cause symptoms such as stiffness, inflammation, pain, and damage to the cartilage and surrounding tissues. This [...]