Introduction One of the treatments provided by our chiropractors at Worcester Chiropractic Clinic is acupuncture, or 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 Clinic, and it is used… Read more


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


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


If you have been referred for an injection to ease back pain, neck pain, a trapped nerve or sciatica, this article will provide some information on the various types you may be offered. Spinal injections come in three main forms; epidural, nerve root and facet joint. Facet joint injections target small joints at the back… Read more


The 2015 Tour De France consisted of 21 gruelling stages, amounting to 2,087 miles of cycling in just three weeks. Today, almost every team has its own chiropractor, but why? What does cycling that far do to your back? The first thing to note is that cyclists competing at Le Tour rarely employ a chiropractor… Read more


Most Common Injuries in Each Sport Sports injuries are an inevitable part of living an active life, and although ensuring your body is functioning at its optimum decreases the likelihood of getting injured, there are still inherent risks associated with each sport. But what injuries occur most commonly in each sport? Basketball It should come… Read more


Name: Mr C Reason for consultation: Front of thigh numbness and associated low back pain. Mr C presented to Worcester Chiropractic Clinic 12 months after injuring his low back at work. Mr C states that “something went” whilst he was lifting, but at the time there was no pain. Later, at home, Mr C was… Read more


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


It’s fairly accepted that carrying a child places a great demand on a woman’s body. There are an enormous number of physiological changes that take place, but there are also a lot of mechanical changes. Fortunately, many of these mechanical effects can be prevented. Back pain is the most common mechanical problem experienced during pregnancy,… Read more


I promised to write this article after asking Twitter users whether they thought back pain was more common amongst men or women.The responses were surprising, with a rush from each gender to take the title as the most afflicted by back pain. This says a lot about societal attitudes to pain, which is a fascinating… Read more


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