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COVID-19: a pain in the neck

Now that some of us have been working from home for 10 weeks, we are really starting to feel the change in our routine. Usually we would be commuting to work, doing the school run, walking round the shops or generally being out and about and keeping busy. Now that we have been double and…

Working from home

In these challenging times, many of us are now working from home. Sitting at a kitchen or dining table hunched over a laptop has the potential to cause or aggravate back pain, neck pain, tension headaches to name a few. Key advice: Try to set up your work station so that you are sat upright,…

COVID-19

Given the challenging circumstance and as a precautionary measure to protect our patients and staff, Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic Clinic will be closed until further notice. We shall of course continue to review the situation and will re-open as soon as possible. Anyone with an appointment booked with us in the coming weeks will be…

New research reveals back pain trends in the South East of England

New research reveals back pain trends in the South East of England This BackCare Awareness Week (8 – 12 October), a local chiropractor offers simple, effective advice for preventing back or neck pain, in light of new research revealing people in the South East are experiencing this pain more frequently. The consumer research, undertaken by…

World Reflexology Week 2019

Reflexology Launches at Beckenham & Bromley Chiropractic Clinic What an amazing first three months I’ve had! I’ve met so many lovely clients and been welcomed by Clare and her fabulous team. We are looking forward to celebrating ‘World Reflexology Week’ from 23rd-29th September to promote awareness of the wonderful benefits of Reflexology to your health…

Dehydration and Injury Prevention

Dehydration can put you at greater risk or spraining or straining. A sprain is injury of a ligament and a strain is injury of a muscle. Sprains and strains have different categories depending on their severity. Severity can go from a minor injury with slight micro-trauma all the way to complete tearing. The RICE protocol…

Sleep

Sleep is one thing we all have in common, with most people sleeping at least 8 hours a night… if your sleep isn’t right it can have a big impact on your neck and back health. Front sleeping Front sleeping is the chiropractic nightmare! It is a common cause of neck tension and stiffness as…

New Privacy Notice

BECKENHAM AND BROMLEY CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC PATIENT PRIVACY POLICY Introduction Welcome to the Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic Clinic’s privacy notice. The Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic Clinic respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you become/ are a…

Chiropractic and Sports

What is the Role of Chiropractic in the Sports Environment? Chiropractic care is a key treatment option in the management of musculoskeletal injuries. Performance is always a priority when treating athletes. It is suggested that a chiropractor should be consulted if an apparently healthy athlete’s physical performance is impaired. Performance issues can be identified and…

March is National Bed Month.

Do you get a good nights sleep? Does your bed feel comfortable? Is your bed over 10 years old?  Your mattress can be hugely important to your quality of sleep and overall health. If you have a back or neck problem your mattress can influence it. Many people fail to seek professional advice when buying…

Olympic Success and Chiropractic

At the London 2012 Olympics, the British Chiropractic Association was involved with the development of a multi-disciplinary team in the Polyclinic. Athletes received Chiropractic care as one of the London 2012 core services. This was again offered at Rio 2016, with many countries sending their own team of Chiropractors. “I would estimate that at least…

Summer Gardening

When the weather is slightly improved, what better time to make a start on those big garden projects we have been putting off for the rest of the year? Here we have some advice to help you garden safely without injuring your back. Lifting Face the direction that you are moving in. Use a relaxed…

A Guide To Back-Pain Free Holidays

Choose your suitcase wisely- Pick a lightweight case on wheels, many hard cases are heavy even when empty. If in doubt go with two- Two lighter cases are better than one big one. Use soft bags with long shoulder straps so that you can distribute the weight across your body Push your suitcase, don’t pull!…

National Allotment Week

National Allotment Week is from 10th-16th August. Are you going to be outside gardening? Top tips for allotment beginners Wear loose clothes to aid free movement Don’t go straight into heavy work, start with lighter jobs to reduce the chance of muscle strain Do one activity for 20-30 minutes before changing job and take regular…

Father’s Day Vouchers

We all love taking care of our Dads, and what better way than a relaxing massage to say thank you for the love, care and support they give us. Father’s Day Vouchers are now available at Beckenham & Bromley Chiropractic Clinic. Give us a call or drop by for more information.

New Research Concludes That Paracetamol is Ineffective at Treating Back Pain and Osteoarthritis

The British Medical Journal published the review of 13 clinical trials, which said that paracetamol did not improve quality of life or reduce disability. One of the findings of the review was also that the drug increases the risk of liver problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the NHS are…

Chiropractic Awareness Week (13th-19th April)

The prevalence of back and neck pain has risen by almost 10 per cent in the last year according to new consumer research from the British Chiropractic Association. Four in five people (86%) surveyed are currently experiencing back or neck ache or have suffered in the past, compared to 77% last year*. The figures show…

‘Are We There Yet?’

Easter is fast approaching, and with that the Easter holidays. For many of us this can mean long car journeys resulting in back pain. The BCA (British Chiropractic Association) have some key tips to help make these journeys more comfortable and keep your back moving. Make adjustments If you share a car, make sure the…

New Availability

We are pleased to announce that our Massage Therapist Linda will now be available on Saturday mornings and Thursday afternoons. Please contact reception for details of availability on 020 8460 5800

Chiropractic Awareness Week at Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic

Today is the beginning of Chiropractic Awareness week and we will be bringing you a number of articles and suggestions over the course of the week. The theme of awareness week is Technology and Teens. As a society, we sit far too much and recent advances in technology have meant that people are more and…

Best of luck to Old Elthamians Under 18’s

Everyone at Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic would like to wish the Old Elthamians U18’s side the very best of luck with their National Cup Final on this bank holiday Monday. Rob has been working with the boys over the course of this season and many of whom have attended the clinic for treatment.  They are…

Our New Massage Therapist

Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic is delighted to introduce: Linda Capp. BTEC Dip. Swedish Massage   Linda holds a BTEC national diploma and joins us having worked extensively in and around London with prominent corporate clients. Linda says: Massage is a wonderful way of working on a person on all levels- physical emotional and spiritual. When…

Back Care Awareness Week 7th-11th October – Our Chiropractors’ Top Tips for Back Pain

This week it is Back Care awareness week and so we thought what better time to launch our Facebook and Twitter pages. You can find us on Facebook. .Over the course of this week we will be adding top back care and back pain tips together with stories from our patients about their care. Our first top tip…

Beckenham and Bromley Chiropractic Clinic has a new home – Bromley Chiropractor, Clare Metcalfe, invites you to visit

Yes, we’ve moved after many years at our previous clinic in Oaklands Road we’ve moved to new premises only 5 minutes from our old one. We are now located at 2 Pembroke Road, Bromley, BR1 2RU. Our phone number & email contact details are all the same. The clinic has been completely refurbished and offers…