Media Statements

8th June, 2015

Giving piggyback rides – Long hours at work – Packing the car for holidays – Cutting the hedges - Cleaning the gutters – Mowing the lawn – Helping with homework – Painting the house - Helping their children move house – Driving their children to University – Cooking - Worrying about their kids – Teaching their child to ride a bike – Being a fun dad - Dancing like they’re John Travolta -  Building a shed/decking – Playing Football - Dad’s Taxi Service – Watching their kids play...

13th May, 2015

What will your last 10 years look like?  Will you be quick enough to play with your grandchildren?  Strong enough to embrace every moment?  Will you grow old with vitality or will you succumb to old age?

Your posture is a good indicator of how well you will age.  When you have good posture your nerves and body will be able to work and function the way they are supposed to.  However, with most of us now spending nine hours a day sitting down, our sedentary modern lifestyles are fast...

6th May, 2015

The United Chiropractic Association (UCA) says that by literally taking steps now, older people could add years to their active lives – and it would save the NHS many millions of pounds each year. The UCA points to new research which suggests regular adjustments reduces the risk of falling among the elderly by tackling some of the main causes.

The UCA has launched a Make Health Last campaign as part of its 2015 Spinal Awareness Week on 11-15 May and says that with people now living...

13th April, 2015

The United Chiropractic Association (UCA) has hit out at the “blinkered” governmental attitudes towards chiropractic care, which means research showing it drastically reduces hospitalisation rates and nursing home admissions has been ignored for almost two decades.

With coronary heart disease (CHD) the biggest killer in the UK and dietary advice on prevention recently discredited, the UCA says the government should look at all possible ways to tackle heart disease and other conditions...

10th November, 2014

 United Chiropractic Association (UCA) members will be helping some of the most vulnerable people in their local communities this Christmas, in a Care and Share in the Community campaign in support of foodbank charity, The Trussell Trust.

Participating members will be donating a day’s work by providing adjustments on 2 December in exchange for food to the value of the treatment. Cash payments from clients who prefer to pay for their treatment in the usual way will be donated to the...

Here is the latest selection of Media Releases.

Spinal Awareness Week

Thursday May 15th, 2014

It’s a child’s nervous system that controls their amazing development

During Chiropractic Spinal Awareness week, we are aiming to focus attention each day on a different area of posture awareness. Most people are aware of their own posture and how it can affect their day to day lives, but are completely unaware of how their babies and toddlers are developing great (or less than ideal!) posture habits.

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Thursday May 14th, 2014

‘Killer Heels – please use these weapons of fashion in moderation’

A pair of pointy 4 inch heels may make that outfit perfect but by seeking this foot style perfection could be costly to your health.  Studies have shown that those Killer heels can take their toll on your spine, hips, knees, ankles and feet, whilst altering your posture and gait.

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Monday May 12th, 2014

Is Your Bag putting a strain on Your Spine?

As spinal health care experts, chiropractors in the United Chiropractic Association are working to educate the community during Spinal Awareness Week. Their main focus is on how you can ensure that your spine and nervous system are working optimally and how to prevent injury and chronic problems through daily activities.

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May 2014

Parents warned against baby walkers and leaving their infants in car baby seats

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April 2014

UCA Spinal Awareness Week 12-16 May 2014

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Warning that bad posture caused by mobile device use could shorten your life 

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December, 2013

How to eat, drink and be merry this Christmas – AND stay healthy!

Tis the season to be jolly … unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when health and fitness regimes get thrown out of the window, some of them never to be seen again!

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November, 2013

Care and Share in the Community

On 3rd December we will be offering an adjustment in exchange for food donations up to the value of your adjustment

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August, 2013

The heavy burden being carried by young schoolchildren

Research is to be carried out at schools in the UK, amid fears that young children are being literally weighed down by their school bags.

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July, 2013

World Breastfeeding Week 1st – 7th August

In association with World Breastfeeding Week 01st – 07th August, Chiropractors are promoting breastfeeding as the optimal feeding mode for a child’s first 6 months of life.

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July, 2013

Childhood Obesity – too serious to ignore!

In association with National Childhood Obesity Week, 01st – 07th July, Chiropractors are highlighting the need for a more holistic health approach to save the current generation from a frightening future.

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June, 2013

The importance of mental fitness

In association with Men’s Health Week, 10th – 16th June, Chiropractors are highlighting the importance of mental fitness as a component of health and wellness.

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May, 2013

Womens Health Week

In association with Women’s Health Week, 12th – 18th May, Chiropractors are warning about the risks to Women’s Health posed by big shoulder bags, a current fashionable accessory.

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April, 2013

Back Care in the Garden

During National Gardening Week 15th – 21st April 2013, thousands of people across the country will be coming together to help keep Britain beautiful by sharing and celebrating everything about gardens and gardening, so why not share a few hints and tips that will help them enjoy the fruits of their labour for many years to come.

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April, 2013

World Health Day – addressing High Blood Pressure

The theme of World Health Day on 7th April 2013 is high blood pressure, also known as raised blood pressure or hypertension. Do you know what the symptoms are? Usually there aren’t any – that why it is often referred to as the ‘silent killer’

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March, 2013

Sleep your way to Better Health

To coincide with National Bed Month UCA chiropractors are promoting ‘Sleep your way to Better Health’. Sleep is vital for our health and wellbeing and is as essential as food and water. How you feel during your waking hours hinges greatly on how well you sleep and getting a good night’s sleep is dependent on a number of factors, such as diet, exercise, stress, lifestyle, including the importance of a good bed.

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February, 2013

Keep Healthy Choices in Mind, when you plan your Valentine!

“It is HEALTH that is real worth and not pieces of Gold and Silver”
Mahatma Gandhi

Without health, nothing else is important, material possessions, careers and social standing all become insignificant.

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January, 2013

Turn Resolutions into Realities

 

Ring in the New Year by committing to a healthier lifestyle in 2013.

Let United Chiropractic Association (UCA) Chiropractors turn your Resolutions into Realities this year, just a few simple and practical lifestyle changes can make a positive impact on your health.

Make a commitment to consciously grow your health with Chiropractic.

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