Is back to school bad news for childrens backs and necks?

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WellBeing Clinics Derby and the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) are urging parents to think about their children’s posture as part of the preparation for the new school term. Whilst stationary and school books are important, it’s how your child carries them that could have the most impact on their growing spines and joints.

According to new research from the BCA, over a third (33%) of parents say that their child has suffered from back or neck pain in the past and, ...

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Are your children at risk of back and neck pain misery?

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New research  has found that electronic technology is leaving the under 20’s in pain!  This Chiropractic Awareness Week (14 – 20 April) Chiropractors Ian Reed and Richard Nelson of WellBeing Clinics Derby are warning parents that their children could be at risk from suffering from back or neck pain due to their sedentary lifestyles and the excessive use of technology.  The latest findings are:-

  • More than one in ten (14%) people in the Midlands first started experiencing neck or back pain ...
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The British Chiropractic Association Spring Conference

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Continuous ongoing study

We have just returned from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) Spring conference held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow.  I lost the draw or to put it another way Richard nominated me to drive as its ‘on the way to the M42 anyway and you have to pass my house’  – as ...

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The British Chiropractic Association Autumn Conference

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We have just returned from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) Autumn Conference in Bristol.  We decided to leave earlier on Friday to avoid the traffic on the M42 and M5 which worked out brilliantly but unfortunately we happened to arrive ‘just in time’ to get into Bristol at 5.30pm Friday night – with hind sight, probably not the best time to arrive in a strange city where your conference hotel is literally right in the city ...

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Does Chiropractic manipulation of the neck cause strokes?

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Is Chiropractic manipulation safe?

There have been a few articles in the press recently about how manipulation of the neck is dangerous as it can cause strokes.  This articles aim is to consider whether this is a fair statement of fact or perhaps over exuberant journalism, so let’s look at the science and evidence.

Chiropractic is a primary health-care profession concerned with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.  Chiropractic is used by millions of people each year for the treatment and overall management ...

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