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Postcode Lottery for NHS

NHS Service Provision Lottery

Healthcare Lottery NHS UK Many of you will have heard this term before, which related to the enormous differences in NHS service provision across the country. This led to the creation of NICE, a body which was responsible for authorising treatments, which were then supposedly going to offered countrywide. A recent study by Which, however,…

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How well executed event management helps your health

Great event management can help your health and here’s how At Nicky Snazell Clinic Stafford, we find ourselves treating events staff, exhibitors and conference managers for stress-related issues such as back pain, neck pain, and general niggles, most of which are the result of stress caused by their jobs. If you are involved with running an…

What Is GunnIMS

What Is GunnIMS

“Nicky Snazell is the only practitioner I will allow to treat me” Jon Hobbs Chairman UK Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, Vice President of Federation of Holistic Medicine. The majority of patients who come to my clinic, or maybe who are just considering it and even those who I have personally treated, are totally confused…

Radial Shockwave Therapy with Nicky Snazell

Radial Shockwave Therapy with Nicky Snazell

  “A non-surgical, non-invasive alternative for pain relief and musculoskeletal repair.” Shockwave therapy is a modern and highly effective treatment option in orthopaedic and rehabilitation medicine. The term shockwave refers to mechanical pressure pulses that expand as a wave in the body.   Radial shockwave was extensively used in mainland Europe for many years before…

Elbow & Ankle Pain

Elbow & Ankle Pain

One autumn morning last year, a quiet, middle-aged clinical professor came to see me because he found his gym workout was badly irritating his elbow and ankle.   I went over my 4 Keys (see my book) healthy living questions to which he scored green in food/ water/ supplements and fitness. He scored amber in…

Beware the Sabre Toothed Tiger

Beware the Sabre Toothed Tiger

Humans have a built-in primitive and automatic defence mechanism, which today we refer to as our ‘fight or flight’ response. For a prehistoric man, the majority of his time would have been spent in a high-stress state, constantly monitoring for danger, such as when a sabre-toothed tiger eyed him up for lunch. His systems would…

Shamanic Art of Healing the Soul

The Shamanic Art of Healing the Soul

The Shamanic Art of Healing the Soul The Siberian definition of the word shaman is “someone who sees in the dark with his or her heart.” This is a loving expression of service. The shaman is dedicated to the cause of helping alleviate suffering in the world.   We have doctors, nurses and physiotherapists who…

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Deep Oscillation The softer therapeutic

Deep Oscillation Integrated Use I have introduced to this again recently whilst presenting at the AACP conferences in 2016 and 17. Just after this event, in part due to too much talking, bronchitis hit me big time and I was amazed at the effect of this technology on my lungs; I could breathe afterwards and…

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Nicky Biography

Nicky Biography From an early age, Nicky has shown a keen interest in healing and helping others. During her teens, experiencing her mother’s suffering, set her off on a quest to resolve this. She graduated in Biological Sciences 1988, specialising in cellular physiology and psychology. She then went on to graduate in Physiotherapy in 1991. Then…

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Wellness

It’s best to explain this with the help of an analogy. When you buy a brand new car, it comes with a warranty. There’s a reason for this. The manufacturer is basically guaranteeing, that provided you look after your car as specified, you are going to be very unlucky if anything goes wrong under the…