What Can Chiropody and Podiatry Help With?

Straight away we should first establish that podiatry and chiropody are different terms for the same thing. The term podiatry was inherited in the early 90s as an international replacement to the localised term of chiropody. Podiatrists could be thought of as physiotherapists for your feet. Your feet are extremely complex structures, featuring 26 bones, … Continued

What Exactly is a Chiropractor?

There is a commonly held misconception that all chiropractors do is crack your back and any potential benefit from seeing one is restricted to just your spine and neck. However, neck and back pain barely scratches the service of what we can help with. What do we do? Chiropractors gently manipulate the spine to treat … Continued

Knee Pain Dos and Don’ts

Knee pain affects most people in one way or another throughout their life, especially if they undertake sport. Knees are very complex joints and are used in nearly all movements, often having to deal with very odd and obtuse forces. While the cause and remedy of knee pain will vary from person to person, there … Continued

Chiropractic Awareness Week

Every year the BCA organises a chiropractic awareness week in order to bring to people’s attention that positive impact that chiropractors can have on their lives, and that they don’t have to live with pain, nor do they have to live in fear of their spine. Each day, from 09/04/18 to 15/04/18, the British Chiropractic … Continued

Unorthodox Marathon Taper

Why is this unorthodox? Well first off, it’s a cycle and therefore a completely different sport. Secondly, it’s a long ride that exceeds my anticipated marathon finish time by quite a way. Thirdly, I haven’t done much cycling because of all the running. Possible risks included overuse injury on tired legs, an accident coming off … Continued

The long run to London Marathon continues

What is so important about this run? It appears to be quite slow in pace and far off the pace required for me to hit my race target. At surface level it could be deemed a failure comprising a whole bunch of junk miles. However this run is the backbone of any marathon training program … Continued

The Vale Velo

Founder of Morley Chiropractic, Martin Anderson, recently undertook the Vale Velo 100 Mile Sportive. This bike ride is renowned for its difficulty, and in a previous attempt he was in a serious car accident. Below he tells his story.   Last year I attempted to cycle further than I had ever travelled. I had entered … Continued

What is RICE?

One of the most common ways of people to relieve pain or aid recovery is by implementing the RICE protocol. This at-home-treatment is very effective at alleviating the symptoms of small injuries, and can go so someway to aiding your recovery. But what exactly is RICE, and how does it help? RICE is an acronym … Continued

How to relieve shoulder pain

Shoulder pain can come in different degrees of pain levels, and even if you are in a small amount of pain it can be extremely annoying and uncomfortable. Most day-to-day activities require use of your shoulder, more than is usually realised. So even a small amount of pain, over the course of a day, can … Continued