Our Blog

Our Blog contains a mixture of articles on Chiropractic, Re-organisational Healing, General Health and anything we have found that we believe will help you to lead a better, healthier life. Please ask if there are topics you feel are missing and we'll do what we can to meet your needs.

12/07
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Modern Medicine has few answers to Low Back Pain – so what do you do?

Posted by rachael

It’s thought that almost every adult at some point in their life will suffer with low back pain, but our medical profession is limited to pain killing tablets or injections or surgery. And did y [...]

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05/07
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The Important Side Effects of Pain Killers we didn’t know about….

Posted by rachael

Having worked as a chiropractor for over 15 years, I’ve seen many people with pain complaints, be it low back pain, chronic neck pain, pain between the shoulder blades, headaches, the list goes [...]

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28/06
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What are the 12 Stages of Healing or Human Consciousness

Posted by rachael

In his book The 12 Stages of Healing, Donald Epstein discusses the 12 stages of human consciousness we go through from a healing perspective. But what are they, and how does each stage impact on your [...]

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21/06
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When is the pain in your foot something to do with your back?

Posted by rachael

So obviously the first thing to do when you are experiencing pain in your foot is to check your foot. It could be a problem with ill fitting shoes, corns, plantar fasciatis, etc. But have you thought [...]

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14/06

How to Get Better Faster?

Posted by rachael

For most people, this is the most important thing about healing. They want to get better as fast as possible, so that they can get on with life. I get it, I’ve been there. Over the years I’ [...]

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07/06
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Where does your brain end and start?

Posted by rachael

I challenge you to look at this picture of a human brain. This has been floating around facebook for the last few weeks and it got me thinking. As a chiropractor I know that the brain is contiguous wi [...]

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31/05
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How do YOU mess your back up?

Posted by rachael

I was browsing Facebook and I found this image….. and I thought… how many of my clients do something similar or have done in the past. I can’t quote the paper exactly but I have a me [...]

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24/05
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How to Bust Stress!

Posted by rachael

I just love this short video. Please share with friends and family if you love it as much as I do… How Best to Bust Stress – 5 secrets Do you know the 5 best ways to bust stress in your bo [...]

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17/05

What healthy people know about spinal function is essential to living well – Part 2

Posted by rachael

Last week we talked about the role your spine plays in posture. And how that can be linked to how you feel and how you function. What happens if your spine is out of position and puts pressure on a ne [...]

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10/05
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What healthy people know about spinal function is essential to living well – Part 1

Posted by rachael

Most of you will read this because at some point, either now or in the past, you will have suffered with spinal pain. And for many people it comes out of nowhere – or seemingly. I’ve lost count of [...]

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03/05
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4 Things You Should Know About Chronic Back Pain

Posted by rachael

Our spines are amazing. They hold us upright, the allow us to bend, flex, respond to whatever life throws at us. However, back or spinal pain is a common problem for many of us and can be a source of [...]

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27/04
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3 Things You can do Today to Improve Chronic Back Pain

Posted by rachael

Chronic or long term back problems are one of the biggest cause of disability in the UK and is estimated to affect between one third and one half of the population. So what can you do to improve your [...]

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19/04
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2 WAYS A CHIROPRACTOR CAN HELP WITH CHRONIC BACK PAIN

Posted by rachael

An estimated 1 in 10 people suffer from back pain, making it a major public health concern. Chronic back pain is a long-term, persistent condition and can cause physical and psychological distress. It [...]

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12/04

How to Use an Ice Pack

Posted by rachael

Some of you may go – what, isn’t it obvious? Having seen several ice burns over the years, the answer is “no, not to everyone”. Enjoy this short video that will help you get th [...]

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05/04
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The Pros and Cons of Positive Thinking

Posted by rachael

So you’ve probably opened this because you think positive thinking is always good. Yes? Well I’m a big fan of looking on the bright side, I’m a natural optimistic and my glass is nea [...]

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29/03

Simple Tips to help you Drive Safely when you have Back Pain

Posted by rachael

This is a question we get asked over and over. Many of our clients struggle with back pain, yet they still have jobs to hold down, families to run and look after. Driving is not something they can avo [...]

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22/03
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Network Chiropractic and Pain – what do our clients say?

Posted by rachael

What do our clients ay about what we do? Impossible to capture everything but here are a few that may help you to understand what is possible…… You can hear what people had to say about th [...]

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15/03

Posture A or Posture B?

Posted by rachael

Did you know that when you meet someone for the first time you’ve made up your mind about them in the first 7 seconds. If that’s an interview that is probably the time it takes to walk int [...]

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08/03

How Stress Can Affect Your Back Pain… and beyond

Posted by rachael

So I have this conversation on a regular basis and it goes something like this…. Patient: I just don’t know why the pain suddenly started, I didn’t do anything Me: Well is anything e [...]

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08/03

The Network Wave of Healing

Posted by rachael

Most people who have experienced Network Spinal Analysis love how it makes their body feel. However, some people find it easy to observe the breath wave that moves up and down their spine, others know [...]

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01/03

Neck Stretches for the Computer User

Posted by rachael

We get asked on a regular basis – what can I do to help myself? In these days of modern technology one of the biggest challenges we face is that many jobs require us to spend extended periods of [...]

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22/02

Correcting Poor Posture and Chiropractic Care

Posted by rachael

Why is Posture Important? Most people agree that it’s good to have poor posture. Good posture helps your body to function better. If your posture is good, you will require less effort and energy whe [...]

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13/02

It’s Ok for your Heart to Beat a Little Faster on Valentines Day

Posted by rachael

Most people don’t know that your beating heart can be used to measure your stress levels. We tend to think that our heart should beat in a perfect rhythm, but actually the variations in the heart be [...]

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08/02

Is Sitting the New Smoking

Posted by rachael

There has been lots in the press about the impact of sitting on our health. With obesity levels at an all time high, a survey from Australia showed that people think that sitting too much and not exer [...]

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01/02

Wonderful Winter Walking and Spinal Health

Posted by rachael

Wonderful Winter Walking The weather has been pretty unpredictable this winter from gales, to torrential rain to snow and frost. It’s tempting to batten down the hatches and hide away indoor. People [...]

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25/01

How Chiropractic could help your Back Pain and Your Wellbeing

Posted by rachael

Demand for chiropractic has been increasing year on year. More and more people are looking outside of the NHS for solutions to their chronic back pain and sports injuries. Many people chose chiropract [...]

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18/01

Low Back Pain – Prevention and Maintenance

Posted by rachael

Our clients regularly ask – what can I do to keep my back in good shape. My answer is usually along the same lines….. How often do you brush your teeth? What happens if you constantly eat sugar an [...]

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11/01

Back Pain – A National Health Issue?

Posted by rachael

So how big is the problem of Back Pain in the UK?  It is estimated that in the UK approximately 2.6 million people seek advice from their GP each year on back pain One year after the first episode of [...]

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04/01

Is Your Spine Ski Ready

Posted by rachael

As we move into 2018, many of us are looking forward to the annual ski holiday. Whilst skiing is an excellent way of enjoying the mountains in the winter, icy conditions, low temperatures and high spe [...]

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21/11

How to Lift Heavy Christmas Presents Correctly….

Posted by rachael

No one is immune to having a back injury. Whether you have a strong back or have damaged your back in the past this is advice you probably need to hear: Stop yourself before casually picking up a lig [...]

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01/11

National Stress Day – November 1st 2017

Posted by rachael

Many people don’t understand or recognize Stress. As chiropractors we study the human nervous system in depth and have an in-depth understanding of how the body responds and adapts to stresses. [...]

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01/11

International Stress Day – how to recognize stress and transform the effects on your body

Posted by rachael

Most people massively under-estimate the impact of life stresses on their body. They don’t even recognize stresses when they show up. In this short video, Dr. Rachael Talbot (Dr of Chiropractic) [...]

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11/10

What Chiropractic is and what it isn’t….

Posted by rachael

A short video that explains what chiropractic is and what it isn’t……

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06/08
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Backpack Awareness – GET IT RIGHT, FIT IT RIGHT

Posted by rachael

Although the summer holidays have just begun, parents are already thinking about the new school year and backpacks are becoming a growing concern for many. Follow these simple steps when picking your [...]

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21/06
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Tony Robbins talks about Donny Epstein – founder and developer of Network Chiropractic (Network Spinal Analysis)

Posted by rachael

We’ve just spent 5 transformational days with one of the greatest Life Coaches in the world to date, the founder in many ways of the Life Coaching Industry – Tony Robbins. Our passion at w [...]

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23/05

Dealing with Shock following the Manchester Bomb – my Gift

Posted by rachael

So like so many of you this morning I woke up to the horrific news of the Manchester bombing. I know things like this happen all around the world. This one affected me most. Although I no longer live [...]

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19/05
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My Chiropractic Story

Posted by rachael

As someone who practises a non-manipulative chiropractic technique I am often asked why. What’s wrong with “cracking” the spine? Why do you do what you do? To answer this I want to share my stor [...]

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17/05
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What actually happens during a Network Chiropractic Visit?

Posted by rachael

This is a question that comes up over and over again from our clients. They feel better, they know something is happening, but are not quite sure what. This video was recorded a few years back by Donn [...]

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06/02
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Outstanding Newscast from Dallas on the dramatic difference people experience with Network Spinal Analysis

Posted by rachael

Outstanding Newscast on the dramatic difference people experience with Network Spinal Analysis care…. Enjoy and to learn more about how we could help you contact us today for a consultation.

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06/02
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Why NSA Chiropractic? Our Journey From “Spinal Manipulation” to Gentle Touches of the Spine

Posted by rachael

Dr Rachael Talbot and Dr Olaf Frank (Doctors of Chiropractic), founded Naturally Empowered Wellness & Chiropractic in summer 2014. They both come from the traditional chiropractic world of spinal [...]

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09/11
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What could you Learn from Donald Trump?

Posted by rachael

Whatever you say about Donald Trump, whether you like or dislike him, one thing we can be sure about is almost everyone has an opinion about him.

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24/10
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Latest Research: Unique Nerve Signal Propagation Discovered in Chiropractic

Posted by rachael

I doubt many people think of chiropractic research being at the forefront of medical understanding. Most people limit our understanding of chiropractic to the relief of back pain and not much elseR [...]

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20/10
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What Chiropractic has in common with Heart Surgery?

Posted by rachael

Probably not the first thing you might compare chiropractic to, but let me explain….. Optimization of…

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13/12
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Latest Research: Resolution of Panic Disorder and Improved Quality of Life in a Patient Receiving Network Spinal Analysis and Somato Respiratory Integration Care: A Case Report

Posted by rachael

Great research from the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research. Great to know people are documenting their successes in practice.

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13/12
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5th Gift of the Spine

Posted by rachael

What does your spine have to do with how conscious you are? Isn’t that the realm of meditation and spiritual practice?

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13/12
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4th Gift of the Spine: Behaviour

Posted by rachael

What on earth does your spine have to do with how you behave? Why would your spinal function make any difference at all?

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13/12
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3rd Gift of the Spine: Sense of Self

Posted by rachael

We make up our minds about someone within 7 seconds… that means you have the job or not by the time you’ve shaken hands and sat down. What does your posture say about you?

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05/10
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2nd Gift of the Spine: Emotions

Posted by rachael

We all feel emotions on a daily basis. The media bombard us with information about mind-altering drugs both legal and illegal. But we all have gut reactions, don’t we?

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13/12
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1st Gift of the Spine: Function?

Posted by rachael

What if looking after your spine was at least as important as looking after your teeth, because we all look after our teeth don’t we. In this short video I explain why spinal hygiene can make a [...]

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20/09
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Can your Posture make you Angry?

Posted by rachael

Every now and then a piece of research pops up in my inbox that makes me think. And this was one of them.

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