Muscle Activation – Be Activated

The “Be Activated!” system of muscle activation is an innovative approach to correcting musculoskeletal dysfunction originated by South African Physio Douglas Heel. Douglas is a well known elite sports and celebrity Physio. He first came to public attention when he…

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John McTimoney

A History of McTimoney Chiropractic

John McTimoney was one of four children born 9th March 1914 in Edgbaston, Birmingham. His father died when he was only nine months old. Aged eleven, John McTimoney went to the Birmingham School of Art. There he learned engraving and…

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History of Chiropractic Part 2

18th September 1895: In Davenport Iowa (or so the story goes) DD Palmer (1845-1913) adjusted the mid-back (4th thoracic segment) of a deaf janitor Harvey Lillard, an Africa-American. Lillard had lost his hearing 17 years earlier when, stooped over in…

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D D Palmer

A History of Chiropractic Part 1

DD Palmer carried out the first Chiropractic treatment in Iowa on September 18th, 1895. Palmer was a “magnetic healer”. That is, he used magnets to heal people. He was also familiar with some of the medical literature of the time.…

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Anatomy in Motion (AiM)

AiM works on how you move when walking. There many people who have problems with their bodies breaking down during exercise or even just under the conditions of ordinary life. When this happens it may be that simple muscular core…

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Soft-Tissue Release (STR)

From the very start of my career I wished to become expert in methods of Soft-Tissue Release. I was fortunate in that I was able to study directly with the pre-eminent Osteopath and author, Leon Chaitow. I studied Palpation Skills,…

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Myofascial Release (MFR)

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique. It involves applying gentle, sustained pressure into myofascial connective tissue restrictions with the intention of eliminating pain and restoring motion. The contact with the patient in MFR is extremely gentle…

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Active Release Techniques (ART)

ART is a state of the art soft-tissue treatment system and movement based massage technique. It's a very complementary system to use alongside any kind of Chiropractic skeletal adjustment. I learnt the Lower Extremity and Upper Extremity, spinal and nerve…

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McTimoney Chiropractic

The McTimoney chiropractic method is a form of chiropractic care that is recognised as being a gentle, precise, whole body approach. McTimoney chiropractors strive for optimal health by treating the entire person and not just the area that pains you.

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is easier to deal with if it is addressed before it has become a chronic condition. Often, with many types of shoulder pain, Chiropractic care can reduce or totally eliminate the problems causing shoulder pain through adjustment, mobilisation,…

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