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The Greatest Stretch – For the Hip | Brighton Chiropractor

Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman shows you how to stretch your hip flexors, gluteals and low back in a way to help and prevent low back and hip / leg pain

This stretch should be done before and after exercise which uses legs especially dynamic hip movement however should always be done within a pain free range of motion

For more interesting videos go to https://ccsussex.co.uk/videos-exercises-back-pain-neck-pain-sports-injuries/

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Brighton Chiropractor | Hip 90 deg Abductions

Brighton Chiropractor | Hip 90 deg Abductions Great exercise to strengthen and stretch the hips, glutes and ease the lower back. The hip abductor muscles help to raise your leg to the side, away from your body. They also help support your pelvis when you’re standing on one leg. When these muscles are weak, it can affect your balance and mobility. It can also cause low back pain due to instability. This exercise is also very beneficial for runners.

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Brighton Chiropractic Clinic Open

Brighton Chiropractic Clinic Open for Appointments

We are happy to announce that Core Chiropractic Clinic in Brighton is Open for Appointments as of the 1st of June
Since the 23rd March Core Chiropractic has been closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 throughout the community. However in the previous few weeks advice from the Government, Public Health England and the British Chiropractic Association have changed and approved the reopening for clinics

After a thorough risk assessment and procurement of relevant equipment needed we have made the following measures for opening of the clinic to protect its patients and practitioners

What we ask of you!

1. Please do not attend any appointments if you suffer with any symptoms of Covid-19 including the following
• A positive Covid-19 diagnostic test
• A high temperature
• A persistent cough
• Shortness of Breath
• Change in sense of taste or smell
• If a member of your household is self isolating
• If you are classed as or live with anybody who is considered venerable or high risk. If you are in these groups then please email m.bateman@ccsussex..co.uk and we can try to either book a video appointment or mitigate risks even further. For further information on Vulnerable/High Risk Patient groups please see https://ccsussex.co.uk/vunerable-patient-groups-and-high-risk-patient-groups/

Clinic Premises

1. Doors will be kept open to minimize need for touching surfaces on entrance and exit
2. Seating and clutter has been removed in the clinic reception to prevent patients sitting and loitering
3. Bench fabric has been removed and no towels will be used during treatments to ease clinic cleaning

What you need to do during Appointments

1. Please do not arrive early- please arrive exactly on time for your appointment to avoid meeting people during cross over times between appointments
2. Your temperature will be taken at the start of the appointment via a non-touch visual forehead infrared thermometer (please do not be offended)
3. I have extended appointments to enable thorough cleaning in between appointments and so there is no patient cross over in the clinic
4. We ask you wait outside the clinic until being invited in. If the weather doesn’t allow this then please wait in your vehicle to be called in
5. Please come in and wash your hands before the session, then wash your hands again before leaving
6. Please do not bring anybody else with you too appointments unless needed to chaperone
7. We ask please provide card payments. Cash will not be accepted on site
8. There will be a copy of our Risk Assessment which w will ask you to sign consent to being aware of

Clinic Cleaning

1. In between patients the clinic surfaces will be cleaned with 70% + alcohol cleaning products and/or antibac antiviral cleaning sprays including the bench, doors, chairs and tables
2. Toilets and reception areas will be cleaned in between morning and afternoon sessions
3. Professional cleaning will occur 2 x weekly

Personal Protective Equipment

1. Practitioners will be wearing PPE during appointments including disposable surgical masks, gloves, aprons and shoe covers. Cleanable full face visors will be worn and practitioners will change clothes in each session
2. Patients will be required to have facial coverings. If you do not have anything then you will be offered a disposable surgical mask. Please do not be offended when offered

Please be aware that these measures are taken for your safety, the safety of your families and the community. We will ask these things of our patients as a whole and not on an individual basis so to help mitigate the risks in such an environment and help keep clinic open

We look forward to seeing you soon however in the mean time please stay safe

Dr Matthew Bateman D.C MChiro ICCSP BSc

Doctor of Chiropractic and Clinic Owner
Tel: 01273 933170
Web: www.ccsussex.co.uk

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Plank Variations | Brighton Chiropractor

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

People with history 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 always a key aggravation to back pain

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

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Chest Stretches | Brighton Chiropractor

Chest Stretches | Brighton Chiropractor Matt Bateman Shows you how stretch and open up your Pectoral Muscles including Pec major and Pec Minor

Tight Pec Muslces can cause postural issues but also be an effect of postural issues. Either way they need to be addressed by combining opening up the pecs with strengthening the antagonistic muscles in the back

But start here by stretching the Pec Muscles as shown

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Brugger Relife Position | Brighton Chiropractor

Brugger Relief 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 5 second hold

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Home Lunge Squats | Brighton Chiropractor

Home Lunge Squats | Brighton Chiropractor Lunges strengthen your back and core muscles without putting too much stress or strain on your spine. A strong, stable core reduces your chance of injury and improves your posture, making common movements easier. Great lower body strengthening exercise. Give it a go!

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