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  • Top 10 Tips for a Healthy Back

    Here are some common questions our patients ask the chiropractors regarding back pain. The answers include our 10 tips for a healthy back. These small changes that you can make to your everyday life can help prevent and reduce those aches and pains. If you are suffering from prolonged or severe neck or back pain… View Article

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  • Running Gait Analysis with Wearable Sensor Technology

    What is Gait Analysis? Gait analysis is the process of observing someone, walking or running, to review their biomechanics and look for anything abnormal. Traditionally this is done through use of video analysis, as this provides the opportunity to slow down the footage, allowing for more accurate observations. Assessment of gait is important, as research… View Article

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  • Returning to Exercise After Back Injury

    Slow and Steady Wins The Race No active person likes being told not to exercise, but you need to respect your body and give it the right environment in which to heal, post injury. There is universal agreement that athletes should be pain free, completely neurologically intact, and have full strength and range of motion… View Article

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  • Chiropractic Awareness Week 2018 – Tips for back pain

    New research released to mark Chiropractic Awareness Week (9 – 15 April), has found that almost half (47%) of people in the South West are currently experiencing back or neck pain, a 15% increase on 2017. The research, which was carried out by the British Chiropractic Association, found that for sufferers in the South West,… View Article

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  • Are you First Aid qualified?

    Here are some pictures from our successful First Aid Training on Friday! Once again we had a 100% pass rate in our Qualsafe-Accredited Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course. So, do you know how to undertake CPR? Our course will teach you this as well as a range of other topics e.g. shock,… View Article

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  • BikeFit Workshop at Total Therapy

    Physiotherapist Hayley Mepham is running a BikeFit Workshop! This will consist of: – Common cycling injuries – Causes of some common injuries – Does your bike fit and why is it important? – Physiotherapy rehabilitation – specific to cycling This workshop is taking place on Wednesday 8th November at Parkstone HQ from 6pm-8pm and will… View Article

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  • Total Therapy at the Bournemouth Marathon

    Our Sports Massage and Chiro teams were on hand at the Bournemouth Marathon this weekend offer free treatments to many of the awesome runners at the event. A big well done and thank you to all at Save the Children who let us share their marquee, we hope you managed to raise lots of money… View Article

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  • Total Therapy Post-Marathon Guide

    Congratulations on completing your race! You have succeeded on making it through your training and race day. But what happens next? Our Total Therapy team are here to help! Here are some handy tips and advice to help promote an efficient and full recovery after your race. This is important, not only for your body’s… View Article

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  • Total Therapy Pre-Marathon Guide

    The Bournemouth Marathon is fast approaching, so we at Total Therapy have put together some tips on what you should be doing over the next couple of weeks. Have faith in the taper… Your mileage, over those final 3 weeks before race day, should be progressively dropping. All your hard work and training should be… View Article

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  • Back Care Awareness Week | 2nd – 6th October 2017

    Book your FREE spinal health check today! Are you suffering from any aches or pains? Would you like a free spinal health check? Book in during the 2nd and 6th of October with our Chiropractors Catherine or Lauren to receive a FREE basic spinal screening. You can book in at either Lilliput Health, Total Therapy… View Article

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  • Troubleshooting Shoulder Pain – A guide to why it hurts and how to fight the hurt

    Troubleshooting shoulder pain Shoulder pain can really pull you down. The use of the arm is vital in our day-to-day activities, so when we are limited it hits us hard. About 1% of adults aged over 45 present with a new episode of shoulder pain, and we all get aches and strains throughout our lives…. View Article

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  • Sports Injuries – A guide to why they happen and how to fight the hurt

    Troubleshooting Sport Injuries From ‘weekend warriors’, to committed gym goers, all of us know how important exercise is. The problem is, when you pick up an injury, what should you do? What is the best way to manage the issue and get you back to normal, whether it’s a twinge in the groin during the… View Article

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  • Troubleshooting Low Back Pain – A guide to why it hurts and how to fight the hurt

    Low back pain is one of the most frequently occurring musculoskeletal problems within the United Kingdom. It is estimated that the burden it causes leads to approximately 4% of the UK population taking time off work (which works out at around 90 million working days lost per year) and between 8-12 million GP consultations per… View Article

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