A good night’s sleep…

A few years ago I spent a week yanking the pillow out from under my wife’s sleeping head every night for a week. She wasn’t happy but honestly it was for her own good… She loved sleeping on her front but it is SO bad for you. Eventually I stuck hair pins on the front of her pyjamas until she stopped sleeping on her front. It sounds cruel but it’s helped her neck! So yes, how you sleep really can affect your alignment. Sleeping on your...

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Why do I hurt? Part 1 – Blue light

Over the coming weeks I will be writing a series of blogs about the stresses in our lives which can cause spinal misalignment, tension, pain and inflammation. I find in practice that the majority of patients’ health issues are caused by one of the following 9 causative stresses: Weak muscles (lack of movement, a sedentary lifestyle) Mental / emotional stress SAD (Standard American Diet) Sleep deprivation Blue light exposure Dehydration Sleeping...

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Email problems – call if you need me!

I’m having work email issues at the moment – please call the clinic on 01483 722388 or contact me through Facebook. We’re hoping to have this resolved asap. Thanks for your patience!

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Autumn Health Checklist

As the days shorten Autumn is an important time to increase your awareness internally and focus on your physical and mental health. It’s a great time to do an internal checklist: are you eating foods which make you feel energised or weary? Are you moving enough to support a healthy heart, spine and nervous system? Is your posture supporting your spinal system in the best way? Here are a few things you can do to keep yourself healthy as we head...

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Are you feeling wiped out this week?

I don’t know about you but lots of people are really feeling it this week. Tired. Achey. Stressed. In pain. This week has been even busier than usual at Mark Walles Chiropractic. This tends to happen every year around the time when the clocks go back, and my theory is this…. When the days shorten and the night eats into our days, our metabolism is forced to change. In the past, throughout the summer we would always have been busy...

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