Core Chiropractic, New England Road, Brighton, BN1 4GW
Worthing Leisure Centre, Shaftesbury Ave, Worthing BN12 4ET


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Vulnerable Patient Groups and High Risk Patient Groups

At Core Chiropractic we are attemptng to Mitigiate the risk to patients and their families as much as possible

Please understand that if you are in one of the following group which is cosidered to be vunerable or if you live with somebody in these groups thenwe ask you contact the clinic and make us aware of this before attending. We will then do what is possible to mitigate as much risk as possible or advise we book you in for a video appointment instead

PLEASE INFORM THE CLINIC IF YOU HAVE HAD THE FOLLOWING

1.    
A POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST IN THE PREVIOUS 3
WEEKS

2.    
A PERSISTANT COUGH IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

3.    
A HIGH TEMPERATURE IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

4.    
SHORTNESS OF BREATH IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

5.    
RUNNY NOSE, BLOCKED NOSE OR NASAL IRRITATION IN THE PREVIOUS 10DAYS

6.    
CHANGE IN SENSE OF TASTE OR SMELL IN THE
PREVIOUS 10DAYS

PLEASE
DO NOT ATTEND THE APPPOITMENT IF YOU ARE OR LIVE WITH SOMEBODY  WHOSE IS IN A CLINICALY VUNERABLE GROUP INCLUDING

Have had an organ transplant
Are having chemotherapy or antibody treatment for cancer, including immunotherapy
Are having an intense course of radiotherapy (radical radiotherapy) for lung cancer
Are having targeted cancer treatments that can affect the immune system (such as protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors)
Have blood or bone marrow cancer (such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma)
Have had a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in the past 6 months, or are still taking immunosuppressant medicine
Have been told by a doctor they you have a severe lung condition (such as cystic fibrosis, severe asthma or severe COPD)
Have a condition that means they have a very high risk of getting infections (such as SCID or sickle cell)
Aretaking medicine that makes them much more likely to get infections (such as high doses of steroids)
Have a serious heart condition
Are pregnant

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND IF YOU LIVE WITH SOMEBODDY IN A CLINICALLY VUNERBLE GROUP OR IN A MODERATE RISK GROUP SUCH AS

Are 70 or older
Are pregnant
Have a lung condition that’s not severe (such as asthma, COPD, emphysema or bronchitis)
Have heart disease (such as heart failure)
Have diabetes
Have chronic kidney disease
Have liver disease (such as hepatitis)
Have a condition affecting the brain or nerves (such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy)
Have a condition that means they have a high risk of getting infections
Are taking medicine that can affect the immune system (such as low doses of steroids)

Otherwise please stay safe and we look forward to seeing you then.

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Plank Variations | Brighton Chiropractor

Plank Variations | Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman shows you how to ddo variations of the common plankm that wont cause of exacerbate any back pain

People with histoory of back pain may not benefit from the stand high or elbow plank because at some point the back will arch. If this happens then pressure can build on the low back joints or discs and this can cause more pain

Moving the leg in these positions can avoid dropping the back into an arch but also activate a short weak psoas which is allways a key aggravator to back pain

Work on these plank variations to avoid the common plank causing any issues

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Brugger Relife Position | Brighton Chiropractor

Brugger Relife Position | Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman shows a simple postural exercise which can be done at home or in the office environment to reset the shoulders against creeping forward

Forward Hunched shoulders is something that occurs when the arms lean forward towards a computer screen etc especially when in a seated position

Practice this exercise every hour when seated for 5 x 5second hold

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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 m.bateman@ccsussex.co.uk

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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 m.bateman@ccsussex.co.uk 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 https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

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