Wirral Chiropractors
April 25th, 2015
Chiropractors in the Wirral
Contact us 7 days a week / 365 days a year
14 Thingwall Rd, Irby, Wirral
0151 648 78 78
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Why Should I See a Chiropractor

Chiropractic is a pain relief technique that offers respite for muscles, joints, bones and connective tissue like cartilages, ligaments and tendons. Chiropractors resort to proactive spinal manipulation where appropriate, management and offer alternate techniques to surgery and medication in order to rectify the body pains. Used sometimes in combination with conventional medical treatment, the Chiropractor is able to manually adjust your joints and muscles to restores flexibility and movement to joints. The question raised however is— why should you see a Chiropractor? Intense lower back pains Pregnancy back pains Actively involved in sports Sudden pain onset For...
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12 Good Reasons To See a Chiropractor

1. Nerve Interference Can Occur Without Pain • Nerve damage may occur to nerve fibers other than the tiny pain nerve fibers. The tiny pain fibers are small and less liable to mechanically caused irritation. Therefore harmful nerve damage can occur without pain. (Gunn. Spine 1980;5:185-192) 2. To Increase Resistance to Disease • Nerve compression from spinal misalignments adversely affects the inherent capacities of the body during healthy and unhealthy states. (Luttges & Gerren. Compression Physiology 1980:65-92) • Chiropractic adjustments positively influence the immune system. (Brennan. JMPT 1991;14:399-408) 3. To Help Reduce Muscle Tension and Spasm...
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Treatment Room Available for Rent in the Wirral

Treatment Room Available for Rent in the Wirral

We are expanding :) We have another treatment room available. If you, or anyone you know is interested in renting one of our new wirral treatment rooms please share. Suitable for Physio, osteopath, chiropody, consultants, medico legal etc. Contact us on 0151 6487878 or drop us an email via the contact us page
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Fibromyalgia and Low Vitamin D Levels

Fibromyalgia patients are at risk of vitamin D deficiency according to a new study from Ireland. In the study, 36% of fibromyalgia patients had deficient levels of vitamin D and 62% had insufficient levels. That meant only 15% of patients were getting adequate levels of the vitamin. The patients were mostly middle-aged women. Researchers pointed out that the women’s vitamin D levels may have been affected by the fact they live in seldom-sunny Ireland. When it is sunny, patients may still choose to stay indoors because of their disability and pain. Low vitamin D levels can increase the risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, severe asthma in children, cancer, and more. Vitamin...
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Chiropractic Beats Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Many people are sent to physical therapists for back pain, but a recent study finds that chiropractic patients have better results. Numerous studies have shown that chiropractic can be an effective treatment for patients with low back pain. Now a new report has looked further into the effectiveness of chiropractic by comparing it to physical therapy treatment, and, more significantly, studying the long-term benefits of chiropractic as measured by the annual number of office visits. Most studies that look at long-term effects of treatment simply look at self-reported outcomes: level of pain and disability. This study took a different approach. By examining how much care patients sought after...
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Early Degenerative Changes May be a Source of Future Low-Back Pain

Though muscle and ligament strain are the most common causes of low back pain, degeneration of the intervertebral discs and osteoarthritis of the facet joints are also major causes of low back pain and other spinal health issues. Recently, researchers set out to find whether disc degeneration and osteoarthritis of the facet joints are related and how they develop throughout life. The study was done because it is difficult to image the facet joint’s degenerative history and its relationship to other degeneration in the spine. Organ donors were used to compare the characteristics of the lumbar spine to the condition of their nearby intervertebral discs. This was assessed through magnetic...
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Do Older People Simply Accept Back Pain?

In a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment. The cross-sectional telephone survey determined that 12.3% of older adults experienced chronic lower back pain versus 6.5% of adults aged 21-44. In addition, older adults with chronic lower back problems experienced pain for a longer time and became more disabled than younger adults. Surprisingly, the older adults were less depressed about their situation. The older adults were also less likely to seek or receive treatment. Whether the treatment was bed rest, medications or alternative care, older...
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Chiropractic Cut Migraine Pain by 68%

Mainstream medical treatment of migraine headache relies heavily on using pharmaceuticals to manage and control migraine pain. But medications can come with a slew of side effects like nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and even more headaches from medication overuse. Fortunately natural remedies exist that can ease migraine without the adverse effects of drugs. A 2012 study found that chiropractic adjustments and massage resulted in a 68% reduction in the intensity of migraine headache. The study included ten male migraine sufferers who were treated with gentle massage, stretching, and chiropractic adjustments of the upper back and neck. Within an hour after receiving an adjustment the average...
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Chiropractic Better Than Muscle Relaxants for Back Pain

Over ¾ of adult Americans experience lower back pain at some point in their lives, and nearly 1 in 5 experience it each year, making it important to determine which treatments are most effective. This double-blind study looked at the effectiveness of treating subacute lower back pain (LBP) with chiropractic adjustments when compared to treatment with muscle relaxants or a placebo (sugar pill). The 146 subjects who completed the study were between 21 and 59 years old, with uncomplicated LBP lasting from 2 to 6 weeks at the start of the study. Those with underlying spinal disease or malformations were excluded. Each subject underwent chiropractic and radiographic evaluation at the initial...

Case Study: Chiropractic Eases Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

As more of our time is filled with smart phones, tablets, and computer work, a growing number of people are complaining of wrist pain and even carpal tunnel syndrome. Unfortunately, for people whose jobs require them to sit in front of screen all day, it’s not a simple matter of decreasing your use to avoid the pain. So what can you do beside popping pain pills and even resorting to surgery? A case study published in the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine demonstrates how chiropractors could be part of the solution. The case study focused on a 47 year-old woman who worked at a computer all day entering data. When she noticed significant weakness, pain, and disability in her wrists,...
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