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Psoas March | Brighton Chiropractor

Psoas March | Brighton Chiropractor video is a great exercise used to stregnthen the core while the psoas muscles is elongating and isometrically contracting

Complete 3 sets of 8 reps daily or when you do a core session

The psoas (hip flexor) is a real problem in low back pain. It can cause low back pain, it can occur during low back pain then stop the back getting better and it can cause faulty movement patterns ongoing

For further help and information go to

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Video Conference Chiropractor

Video Conference Chiropractor | Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman

Video Conference Chiropractor | Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman is opening this week

Video Conferencing is a technique used very commonlly paricularly in insurance based medical care at the moment. This is an easy technique used to diagnose may types of back pain, neck pain and sports injuries

Particularly in the case of acute new injuries we can diagnose and indicate what imeadaite care needs to be done.

There is nothing better than hands on treatment but in these times we can use video appointments to help give best advice and indicate home exercise needed

Core Chiropractic are offering 20-30min new patient consultatiions consisting of a history taking, visual physcial exam, diagnosis and home advice plan for £20

If you have any new injuries, friends or family that need advice then please keep in mind we are still open and serving the comunity – All you need to do is make contact via

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COVID-19 Brighton Core Chiropractic Message to Patients

We wanted to update you about our plans to keep the clinic open during this very difficult and unsure time.

We have had to close the Clinic to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 during this current pandemic. On the advice of the government and Chiropractic regulatory bodies as well as for the health and safety of practice members and staff will not be having any patients in the clinic facilities for the foreseeable future

However for patients of the clinic during this time I am trying to stay in support and offer as much help and advice via email for ongoing problems which we have treated in clinic

For new patients of new conditions for existing patients I am offering video conference call. Via Zoom app on either your phone or laptop we will book patients in as per a normal appointment for a specific time where I will contact you at an agreed time for a 20-30min appointment for £20

For any details in regards to book a video conference appointment then please email me on and I will do my best to answer any questions you may have

Kindest regards,

The Core Chiropractic Team

For more information regarding COVID-19 and the NHS advice what to do then please go to

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Shockwave Therapy Brighton | Achilles Tendonitis

Shockwave Therapy Brighton | Achilles Tendonitis

Shockwave Therapy Brighton | Achilles Tendonitis is a common overecurtion / repitive strain injury in the Achilles Tendon which as a result of mechanical stress to the calf muscles and tendons.

This is a common insjury in long distance runners, dancers and sports which include explosive dynamic movements. When there is inflamation in the tendon this can cause sharp tendon pain when load bearing and also throbbing pain even when at rest. The pain can commonly cause you to be unable to weight bear and also prevent your training and exercise routines or even simply walking to work

We commonly recmonend manual techniques such as calf massage, stretching, relative rest, and icing to this very painfull Achilles Tendonitis or Tendonopathy hwoever somtimes these pains can become chronic and need a different approach

We have a new techniques used at Core Chiropractic where we use acoustic sound wave / shockwaves which can induce blood vessel growth in the tendon which normally doesnt have very much blood flow

This creates a better environment for healing to occur

At Core Chiropractic we use manual techniques with Shockwave therapy within the same sessions to help maximise the chance of recovery as quickly as possible

Further Reading

NHS consultants across the country including in Guys London use therapies including Shockwave to treat Axhilles tendonitis and here is there protocol behind it

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Shockwave Therapy Brighton | Tennis Elbow

Shockwave Therapy Brighton | Tennis Elbow

Shockwave Therapy Brighton | Tennis Elbow | Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman shows you simple techniques how to treat and avoid tennis elbow

Tennis Elbow is a irritation or inflamation of the tendon that attached the forearm muscles into the bone of the Raduis bone in the elbow. We normally advise regular methods of treatment including strapping, stretching, icing and pain avoidance as well as strengtheing exercises as seen here

However we also have NEW therapies which can help the especially chronic issues called Shockwave Therapy

We use a machine which pulses audible, low-energy sound waves, called shockwaves. These pass into the injured tissues which then cause blood vessels to open and increase blood flow to the injured area.

Most of the ligament and tendon issues listed above can become chronic because of the poor blood flow into those areas. This inhibits tissue regeneration and healing. Using Shockwave can speed up the bodies healing process and get you back into your activity asap

Shockwave therapy is often recomended now even by the NHS for these types of condidtions when they have become chronic

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Plantar faciitis Treatment Brighton | New Shockwave Treatment

Plantar faciitis Treatment Brighton | New Shockwave Treatment for Plantar fasciitis treats the inflammation of the thick band of connective
tissue which continues from the calf muscle and connects the heel to the base of your toes.

Excessive walking, change of shoes, increase intesity of exercise or sometimes increased stasis can all cause this inflamation and subsequent pain

Plantar facitiis Treatment Brighton | New Shockwave Treatment for Plantar fasciitis is a procedure where shockwaves are passed through the skin into the connective tissue clled the plantar fascia. These shockwaves can increase blood flow in what is normally an area of thee body with poor blood supply and thus increase healing response.

Normally courses of treatment can be 2-6 sessions over 2-8 weeks combined with standard hands on manual and exercise therapy

For further information on Shockwave Therapy for treatment to Plantar Faciitis book in for your initial consultation today

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Tennis Elbow Exercises | Brighton Chiropractor

This Exercise can help train the muscles which are strained, inflamed and irritating the elbow causing Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis

This Exercise combined with manual therapy and icing the elbow can help treat the elbow and fix the pain

For more hints, tips and exercises check out our news page on

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