Orchard Chiropractic Centre - Jersey

Exercises

Pull-ups for health, physical function and survival

28 April 18

As a chiropractor in Jersey I receive health and fitness articles from many sources. This month the article that particularly caught my attention was sent by a highly skilled Aikido and System instructor, Matt Hill. Matt Hill uses principles from martial arts to promote health and wellbeing; physical and mental. In his article and YouTube video, Matt explains the importance for health, physical function and survival skills of being able to hang and pull your body weight up by the arms in a vertical pull. In other words, a pull-up.

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Exercise routines

01 February 18

As chiropractors, we at the Orchard Chiropractic Centre are frequently asked by our patients for exercises that can help to strengthen injured joints in order to prevent injuries recurring. In the acute phase, we generally do not recommend exercises apart from gentle walking and maybe swimming or cycling depending on the injury. However, once the injury has healed and the body is aligned, we do recommend strengthening the body as a whole, with particular focus on the abdominal and gluteal musculature. YouTube has thousands of fitness videos offering exercise tutorials, but choosing the best one for you can be challenging, especially when contradictory advice is given. So we've listed links to tutorials that make sense to us.

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Why we as Chiropractors recommend Pilates as a vital part of rehabilitation

30 April 14

When we have a sudden or even a slow-build injury to the back or neck, the muscles that sit alongside, support and guide its movement (the core muscles) will switch off slightly from performing their normal controlling function. Pilates aims to make us aware of the areas of weakness and then re-programme and strengthen the muscles that hold us together.

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Meet The Orchard Practioners

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At Orchard Chiropractic and Health Centre Jersey we have a group of experienced chiropractors and complementary health practitioners that help you look holistically at your health from a physical, chemical and emotional perspective.

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