COVID-19 UPDATE: LOCKDOWN 3.0 - WE ARE STAYING OPEN!
Chiropractors are a regulated health care profession classed by the government as an essential healthcare provider, so we are able to stay open and continue to work upon entering Lockdown restrictions under the current guidelines set out by our professional association. If you need any further information please contact us on 07768 013689, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in the 'contact us' form on this website.
At Bicester Chiropractic, we aim to provide a high quality, caring health care service in a relaxed and friendly environment. We are aware that everyone who comes to us is a unique individual, for this reason each patient is assess using orthopaedic, neurological and chiropractic tests to help to create a treatment plan to suit their individual needs. We help people of all ages, from babies to great-grandparents, sports professionals to the general public.
Now an Award winning clinic! On the 14th of October 2019 we were informed that we had won "Chiropractor of the year - Oxfordshire" by the Oxfordshire Prestige Awards!
Chiropractic is a primary health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system (e.g. joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves), and the effects of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health.
The Chiropractor may use a wide range of manipulative, mobilisation and soft tissue techniques designed to improve the function of the joints relieving pain and muscle spasm. You may also be offered advice on diet, exercise and lifestyle, and rehabilitation programmes that involve exercises to do in your own time.
There is a moderate to high positive evidence of the effectiveness of treatment for the following
1 Chronic and acute low back pain
2 Chronic and acute neck pain
3 Cervicogenic headaches, dizziness and migraines
4 Acute whiplash-associated disorders
5 Certain shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and foot conditions
(The Bronfort Report - Effectiveness of manual therapies).
If you are still unsure as to whether chiropractic could help you here at Bicester Chiropractic we offer a 15 minute 'free screening', which allows you to have a chat with the chiropractor about your problem as well as a short assessment to help determine whether chiropractic treatment would be appropriate for you.
Monday 9.30am - 7pm
Tuesday 9.30am -5.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday 9.30am - 7pm
Friday 9.30am - 2pm
World Spine Day, October 16 each year, is a global day of action to highlight the burden of spinal pain and disability and promote optimum spinal health. The theme for this year’s World Spine Day (#worldspineday) is ‘Back on Track’ (#backontrack).
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in lockdown measures that have restricted people’s ability to undertake physical activity and keep mobile. Working from home has led to increased reports of back and neck pain. World Spine Day’s 2020 campaign will emphasize how people can get ‘Back on Track’, re-energize themselves with healthy spine habits and restore their activity levels.
Back pain is the largest single cause of years lived with disability. Proper prevention and ensuring a healthy spine – made up of 24 separate vertebrae and over 60 joints – is therefore of paramount importance. Evidence supports regular movement and activity so that the spine can function properly, keeping you upright and protecting your spinal cord and nerves.
Spinal pain and disability can affect everyone throughout the life course, from children through to the elderly. Whether you’re 9 or 90, spine care is important for health and well being. While aches and pains are a natural accompaniment to getting older, this does not mean we should stop moving – in fact, the evidence tells us that physical activity is one of the most important ways we can look after our spines. Daily exercise and simple measures to keep your spine functioning properly often help to prevent joints from getting creaky and painful.
This World Spine Day, let’s all commit to getting our spines Back on Track!
For more information, follow us on Twitter (@world_spine_day), Instagram (@worldspineday), and Facebook. Visit www.worldspineday.org to find a toolkit on how you can organize a community event and learn how to become more involved.
Taking place on October 16 each year, World Spine Day has become a focus in raising awareness of back pain and other spinal issues. With health professionals, exercise and rehabilitation experts, public health advocates, schoolchildren and patients taking part, World Spine Day is celebrated on every continent.
World Spine Day highlights the importance of spinal health and well being. Promotion of physical activity, good posture, responsible lifting and healthy working conditions will all be featured as people are encouraged to look after their spines and stay active.
With an estimated one billion people worldwide suffering from back pain, it affects all age groups, from children to the elderly. It is the largest single cause of disability on the planet, with one in four adults estimated to suffer from back pain during their lives. Prevention is therefore key and this year’s World Spine Day campaign will be encouraging people to take steps to get back on track with their spinal health.
Populations in under-served parts of the world often have no access to conventional healthcare resources to care for spinal pain and disability. Dedicated spinal health professionals do not exist in many parts of the world, so education and self-help is key. Even in high-income countries, back pain afflicts many millions of people, resulting in an enormous burden on industry and the economy.
Organized by the World Federation of Chiropractic, World Spine Day has over 600 official organizational supporters worldwide. More information about how to get involved is available at www.worldspineday.org, on Twitter (@world_spine_day), Instagram (@worldspineday), and Facebook. Supporters are encouraged to register their support via the World Spine Day website and sign up to receive updates and access to the World Spine Day 2020 campaign toolkit.
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