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Understanding Chiropractic Series


The Beginner’s Guide To Chiropractic

This is the first video in our animated series for practice members. In this clip we outline what a Chiropractor does, then we briefly explore the evidence informed effects of care.


Is Your Perception of Reality Correct?

In this video we explore the concept of Neural Plasticity – and how it is impacted by daily life. Neural plastic changes are influenced by the care you provide, and it’s important for your practice members to understand this.


Your Brain, Body and Spine

In this video we take a look at the connection between the brain and the rest of the body. The spine’s role is hugely important (as I’m sure you’ll agree) but it’s imperative that your practice members understand that too.


Symptoms Can Be the Tip of the Iceberg

Many of our patients are symptom-orientated. But, as clinicians, we know that there is a lot more going on beneath the surface. This video helps your practice members to understand that symptoms are a bit like the fire alarm going off. To get rid of the problem, we must put out the fire, not just turn off the alarm…


Chiropractic care may prevent injuries

We begin to take your practice members a bit deeper into the literature in this clip. It’s important that they understand that there is real science behind our knowledge and understanding of this exciting profession.


Chiropractic care may make you less clumsy

In this video we look into a research study exploring position sense awareness for people with lower level neck pain. We used a computer-linked electrogoniometer to record our findings.


Chiropractic & Older Adults

We highlight how Chiropractic Care can benefit older adults who tend to favour more traditional medical practice. We take a closer look at a couple of recent studies that indicate Chiropractic care can have a protective role in preserving functional ability.


Chiropractic Care reduces falls risk factors

As we age our risk of having a fall increases. In this video we take a closer look at a study that investigated whether Chiropractic care could help brain function which may prevent falls in older adults.


Chiropractic & Colic

In this video we examine a study where the finding demonstrated how Chiropractic care can significantly reduce crying time in babies with colic.


Chiropractic & Posture

In this video we look at how Chiropractic care can help with posture.


Chiropractic Techniques

In this video we look at the various techniques that are used by chiropractors.


Cerebellum Function

Chiropractic can change the way your cerebellum functions! This video discusses what that statement means, and what the cerebellum is.




What does the research tell us about whether chiropractic care may help mums and bubs who are struggling with breastfeeding?


Keep Your Spine Moving

Scientists now know that it’s not just exercise that’s important for your brain, but how your spine moves is also very important for keeping your brain healthy.



In this video we look at research undertaken to see how chiropractic care may help with enuresis (involuntary urination, especially by infants at night).



Having a stroke can be devastating. Not just for the person who has had the stroke, but also for their family, friends and caregivers


Strength & Fatigue

In this video we look at research undertaken to see how chiropractic care can help with strength.


Chiropractic & the Prefrontal Cortex

In this video we look at research undertaken that showed how Chiropractic care can positively affect how your brain functions.


The Safety of Chiropractic Care

Some people are worried about Chiropractic Care and in this video we look at the research literature on this topic to see what the science actually says.


Evidence Based Practice

The public need FACTS to understand why chiropractic care can help them. This animation looks into evidence based practice and what that means


Spinal Function

Research studies have shown that spinal function impacts brain function.



Headaches are very common. Studies show that chiropractic care can help reduce the frequency of headaches.


Mild Spinal Dysfunction

Research has shown that spinal function impacts brain function, therefore mild spinal dysfunction can cause problems for people.


Joint Cavitation

Cavitation means the formation of gas bubbles within a liquid. In this case, it means the popping you hear in your joints during an adjustment.


Who sees a chiropractor?

This animation has a look at who goes to see a chiropractor and the many reasons these people give to have regular adjustments.


How often should you see a chiropractor?

This animation takes a look at how often it is recommended to go and have an adjustment.


Maintenance care

People visit chiropractors for various different reasons, with over 50% visiting a chiropractor purely to maintain their health and wellbeing.


Cost effectiveness

Studies have shown that chiropractic care might actually be one the most cost effective health care options out there. We discuss.



One of the most requested topics so far, in this video we see what the science says about chiropractic care for pregnant women.


A baby to a chiropractor?

Chiropractors see babies to help improve spinal function with the aim of improving your child’s brain’s ability to process what’s going on in their body.


Stress affects your health

Everyone knows that stress affects your health. Under stress, your brain activates your sympathetic nervous system. So, how does it affect you?



This animation takes a look at whether or not having a chiropractic adjustment can have an impact on hypertension.



Golf is a popular sport. Take a look at this animation to see if chiropractic care can have an impact on your golf swing.



The head, neck and jaw are closely linked biomechanically and neurologically so what does this mean for a spinal adjustment?

Understanding Pain



Did you know that scientists have found the feeling of pain is something your brain decides you should experience if it believes there is a problem.


Chronic Pain

In this animation we look at what chronic pain is, and what you can do about getting rid of it.


Pain is our Alarm System

We look at how all of the body’s senses work and how your brain interprets them, in particular with regards to the pre front cortex and pain signals.


Neck Pain

In this video Dr Haavik looks at whether neck pain has an impact on sensorimotor function in older people.


Stress, Pain and the Immune System

Research studies that the way that you experience pain depends on your personal situation and what you feel about the situation.

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