Spinal Awareness Week 2018- it’s not how you feel its how you function

Spinal Awareness Week 2018: Why a healthy spine means a healthy body  The Alliance of UK Chiropractors (AUKC) has launched a campaign to make people more aware about the importance of a having a healthy spine.  The (AUKC) says the spine is key to overall health, not just the back and neck, because it houses and protects the central nervous system that connects the body to the brain. The organisation brings together the United Chiropractic Association (UCA), McTimoney Chiropractic Association (MCA) and the Scottish Chiropractic Association (SCA).  One of the chiropractors leading the AUKC’s Spinal Awareness Week campaign on 14-20 May is Donald Francis, a member of the UCA and an executive board member of the SCA. He explained: “Chiropractors look predominantly at the spine because that’s our […]

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Chiropractic Awareness Week April 2018- Just Keep Moving

Press Release! Southerners advised to keep moving to halt rise in back pain New research finds increasing numbers of people from the South East suffering from back and neck pain New research released to mark Chiropractic Awareness Week (9 – 15 April), has found that two fifths (40%) of people in the South East are currently experiencing back or neck pain, an 8% increase on 2017. The research, which was carried out by the British Chiropractic Association, found that for sufferers in the South East, the top triggers for this pain were; Lifting or carrying heavy objects (49%) Sitting for […]

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Low back pain. Everything you need to know!

  Low back pain is one of the, if not, the most common reasons that clients come to seek our help at Back 2 Balance. Principle chiropractor and clinic owner Dr Rebecca Nicholas, gives you the 101 on low back pain.   There are many different types of low back pain, with different causes. The key to getting the right treatment is to establish which type of back pain you may be suffering from and to seek advice if it is not improving. Your spine is made of 24 freely moveable solid blocks of bone known as vertebra, joined together […]

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Sports Injuries on the Tennis Court

Rebecca Nicholas, Doctor of Chiropractic and principle chiropractor at Back 2 Balance, gives her take on Wimbledon and tennis injuries. In the news just yesterday, former tennis stars were discussing sports injuries and how to recover from them….read below why chiropractic is one of the best kept secrets in the management of athletes.   Wimbledon has started here in England, and whilst we are all glued to our TV sets to see who will come out top- Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, or some others to name a few- lets talk about why many of these top athletes receive chiropractic care….. […]

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Developmental Delay and Chiropractic

Rebecca Nicholas, Doctor of Chiropractic is the principle chiropractor and director at Back 2 Balance. She has taken extensive training to educate herself on all matters concerning pregnancy and paediatrics, including the interesting topic of developmental delay.   Early brain development is one of the most important pathways to lifelong learning, behavioural competence, positive social relationships and health. In their first years, almost all children learn to move, balance, speak, and read emotions. They go on to master more complex tasks like reading, music, and understanding themselves. Though not all children learn these things equally well. This is often called childhood developmental […]

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It’s awards season!

It’s awards season and here at Back 2 Balance it’s no exception!   We recently won Chiropractic Practice Manager of the Year at a recent conference out of 30 Clinics. We also had nominations for Associate of the Year with our Mike Ford and Chiropractic Assistant with Hayley- next year guys, I’m sure you’ll win!! Read here for more info about these. I  also didn’t leave the conference empty handed 😉 I had the privilege and honour of receiving the ‘Most Courageous Award’. I then got asked to talk about our recent successes at Back 2 Balance (through that personal challenging […]

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Chiropractor for high performance athletes

Meriel Davis, chiropractor at Back 2 Balance in Brighton and Hove, has a very special interest in the field of sports chiropractic and treating athletes. In this blog episode she describes her experiences in working with high performance athletes. The weekend of the 25th July 2015 I was asked to work with GB athletes at the national masters outdoor athletics championships. This was at the Birmingham High Performance Centre in Perry Barr, also known as the Alexander stadium. I’ve worked here a number of times for similar events as well as other stadiums dotted around the country. I was one […]

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Sport chiropractor’s journey treating athletes and champions

Meriel Davis, chiropractor at Back 2 Balance in Brighton and Hove, has a very special interest in the field of sports chiropractic and treating athletes. In her latest blog she describes her experiences working at the Masters Athletics Championships. On the first weekend of March 2015 I was drafted up to the Lea Valley Athletics Indoor Stadium to work at the National Indoor Masters Athletic Championships. As with most large sports events there is always a medical team on standby to aid any injuries and mishaps. The great thing about Masters Athletic Championship events is that they always have a […]

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Growing up with Headaches

Candice Taylor, chiropractor and qualified hypnotherapist, gives the reasons for relaxing and unwinding. Candice gives her personal story about suffering with headaches and chiropractic treatment.   I can’t remember when they started, it was definitely before I became a teenager. As soon as I turned 11 that’s when I remember them getting in the way of a ‘normal’ life. Everyday, as the school day began to draw to a close a fog would descend and the headache began to brew. Always in the same place, behind the eyes. Usually I would just brush it off believing that it was me, […]

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Chiropractic Clinic wins national quality award

Back 2 Balance Chiropractitc Clinic in Goldstone Villas, Hove has been awarded the Patient Partnership Quality Mark (PPQM) by The Royal College of Chiropractors. The PPQM is awarded to chiropractic clinics that demonstrate excellence in meeting patient expectations in a range of areas including accessibility, cleanliness and safety and patient communication. The decision to award the PPQM is made by a panel of patients and public who form the Royal College of Chiropractor’s Lay Partnership Group. The award was presented to Clinic Principal, Rebecca Nicholas, at a ceremony in London on 28th January by the Chair of the Royal College’s Lay Partnership […]

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