Everyone will usually have back ache at some point in their lives. But for some, it is debilitating and you'll be glad to hear, we can usually do something about it.
How you hold yourself will have an effect on your mobility as you grow older. We can advise you on posture, as well as exercises to help you enjoy life longer.
Sciatica is a common presentation. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back to the foot and is the thickest and longest spinal nerve in the body.
Come in for a painful shoulder and who knows what else you'll go home knowing. Realisation about food intolerance can change your life.
We want to let our patients know that we are still open at the present time for acute or emergency appointments. We will be operating a reduced hours service but can be contacted by phone as usual between 8.30am and 7pm on 020 8771 2070.
We are also available for free telephone consultations if necessary. We wish all our patients good health and to stay safe at this time!
What is Chiropractic?
Chiropractors do not require a referral from a GP and specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions which are due to physical/mechanical problems of the joints and their effect on the nervous system.
Chiropractors use their hands to “adjust” the joints of the spine and limbs where altered movements are found. This will improve the mobility allowing the body to heal and relieve pain. The body’s own healing process will then continue to improve and maintain health. The treatment is known as “adjustment”.
Accidents, repetitive strain, lack of exercise, poor posture, stress and poor diet can all lead to the symptoms of pain; warning the body that it is not functioning properly. This incorrect function in the spine can cause irritation of the nerves and muscles that control posture and movement. By “adjusting” the problem joints, this corrects the way the nervous system works.
Depending on where the nerve irritation has occurred, the symptoms may include: