Health Advice

Our blog posts cover all aspects of natural health and well being.

Health Advice

Our blog posts cover all aspects of natural health and well being.

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In these articles, chiropractor Russell Purchon shares his expertise about natural health. If you’d like to receive monthly health tips and recipes, why not sign up to our newsletter?

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Ice pack

How to use an ice pack

Heat packs and cold packs can both provide relief to a muscular injury and give a muscle spasm the chance to ease off. In this article, chiropractor Russell Purchon explains why he recommends starting with ice, and explains how to use an ice pack safely and effectively.

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Curcumin

In 2018 we started selling curcumin, a natural remedy derived from turmeric, and it has proved very popular. This article explains how curcumin supplements can benefit chiropractic patients, and how we chose the brand we sell.

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Eight common causes of injury and how to avoid them.

The thing which prompts many people to seek treatment from a chiropractor is an injury. The patient may feel that their injury has come from out of the blue, but when I ask questions and examine them, I can see what has caused it. Here are eight issues which I see again and again, read on to find out how to avoid them.

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Omega 3: It’s complicated.

I was recently prompted to research omega 3 because doubt had been cast on some of its health claims, and we sell fish oil in the clinic. Three months later (yes really! There was a lot to read) I can share with you what I found out.

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Bad posture? It’s not your fault.

Poor posture isn’t an inevitable consequence of ageing, just consider ballerinas – they look youthful even as they age thanks to their upright posture. Patients often feel guilty about poor posture, as if it were some kind of moral failing, but it isn’t. Many factors conspire to create poor posture, and this article will help you to understand them, and stop giving yourself a hard time whenever you slouch.

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