Introduction One of the treatments that can be provided by our chiropractors at Worcester Chiropractic Clinic is acupuncture, otherwise known as dry-needling. On this page we explain why it is useful, what acupuncture can help with, how safe it is and how acupuncture works. There is no additional charge for acupuncture services at Worcester Chiropractic… Read more

More Than Just Backs

It’s a little uncertain where this myth began, but it certainly does seem to be a common perception that chiropractors are purely back pain specialists. This isn’t strictly true – chiropractors are neuromusculoskeletal specialists. A neuromusculoskeletal specialist is a medical practitioner who primarily looks at conditions to do with nerves, muscles and joints. These can… Read more

McTimoney Chiropractic

You may not have been aware that there are two types of chiropractor in England and Wales; McTimoney chiropractors and, well, chiropractors. In this article we explore the similarities and differences between the two. A shorter summary is available on our FAQs page. First thing’s first, it is important to clarify that by the letter… Read more

Why is My Chiropractor Taking my Pulse?

Chiropractors just click joints and soothe back ache, right? If you have been to a chiropractor you may know otherwise. An initial consultation with a chiropractor should involve a thorough general health check, with pulse, blood-pressure and neurological exam being typical, and urine tests, respiratory tests and others being carried out when indicated. These tests… Read more

Education of Chiropractors

As the statutory governing body, the General Chiropractic Council sets the syllabus for chiropractic education. The minimum length of time it takes to qualify as a chiropractor is four years, although this depends largely on the route taken into the profession. Most chiropractors train for five to six years, graduating with an undergraduate Masters’ degree…. Read more

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