A Virtual Chiropractic Appointment?

Since the Covid-19 shutdown, Worcester Chiropractic Clinic have been offering video consultations. But given chiropractors are manual therapists, how does a video consultation work? The Process Arranging a video appointment couldn’t be simpler. Get in touch with us as normal. We will arrange a convenient time for your appointment. You will then be emailed with… Read more

Acupuncture in Worcester

Introduction to Acupuncture 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… 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. If you are looking for a chiropractor in Worcester, click here. First… 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

How Acupuncture Works

I have to start with an apology. This article does not concern acupuncture, as used in Traditional Chinese Medicine, at all, but rather its cousin “dry-needling”. For our full article on acupuncture and dry-needling, please click here. Dry-needling is offered by some chiropractors and manual therapists as an adjunct to other treatment methods, particularly when… 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