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Ask The Right Question

Many of us are frustrated and confused by the arguments and counter arguments we constantly hear about just about anything.  How can expert A argue the complete opposite of expert B? Well it depends in part if they were asked the same question. So let’s start with something that probably most of us know about…

In Sickness And In Health

It’s very important that we understand the implications of the words we use, as they can have a powerful control of our beliefs and the actions we take. Let’s take the word ‘Health’, a very common word and one with which we in the UK associate very strong beliefs. Many years ago, it was decided…

Shamanic Healing And Reiki

In ancient times they didn’t have the medical knowledge of the body or the medicine and technology that we take for granted now. But they still had to deal with the sickness, trauma, pain, stress and all the other symptoms of life that we experience today.  This forced the ancient doctors to use their observational…

A reflection of our times

“Mr Roo referred me to you, said you are the clinic of last resort, as you fix problems others don’t or can’t, and he knows you will listen to me. “I love my grandkids. I love my garden, I love to feed to birds, the hedgehogs, it’s my world, my life.  Right now, I can’t…

Availability Of Treatment Has Never Been More Important

With the daily media bombardment about COVID, it is no wonder that fear is generally growing.  Fear of the social impact of another lockdown, fear of the uncertainty of our livelihoods and even fear of our very existence. Staffordshire has announced that it will go to Tier 2 at midnight on Friday and this will…

What We are Doing About COVID-19 At Nicky Snazell Clinic

COVID-19 has had a dramatic affect on all our lives and not surprisingly at Nicky Snazell Clinic as well.   Our foremost concern is the safety of patients and staff and we strive to stay fully up to date with the almost daily changes and wherever possible keep ahead of the curve. More on that later.…

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Major National Shift of Opinion On Treating Chronic Pain

Some of you may remember the time when there was a national outcry about the so-called ‘post code lottery’ with the treatment on offer from the NHS varying dependent on where you lived. Subsequently a new organisation, NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) was setup to take responsibility for authorising which treatments should…

CORONAVIRUS LATEST UPDATE – 4th June

Due to changes announced by the Government on 3rd June, we will now be able to offer treatment by David, Dean or myself from 1st July. There are changes to be COVID19 compliant so please read this. But you no longer need to be in pain. CALL NOW!  I am pleased to let you know…

Dry Needling Is Emerging As An Alternative To Opioids

Dry Needling Is Emerging As An Alternative To Opioids: Style Magazine Newswire 12/12/2019 Maybe a sports injury is the problem. Maybe arthritis or some other health condition is the culprit. Regardless of the cause, nearly 20 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, worrying every day about flare-ups that interfere with their enjoyment of life. While…

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Nicky Snazell AACP Foundation training

Author, teacher and Harley Street Physiotherapist Nicky Snazell on AACP training. Over the years, Nicky has developed her own approach and has written five books on this. Central is the use of acupuncture and IMS and in Nicky’s opinion ‘the needle is an essential diagnostic tool’. The clinic sends the team on AACP foundation and…