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Why choose Chiropractic?

Richmond Chiropractor, Jean Luc Lafitte, explains why he is passionate about the benefits of chiropractic care.
“I don’t make you better – your own body does,” says Jean Luc Lafitte, Chiropractor at The Forge Clinic, Richmond, whose treatment method is based on encouraging the body’s own innate ability to heal.

“As a Chiropractor, I spend as […]

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Today is National Fitness Day!

Inactive Brits spend more time on the loo than they do exercising! That’s why National Fitness Day is encouraging the nation to get more active. Our team at The Forge Clinic share their ways to get fitter easily.

Lots of people say they don’t have time to exercise, but there are lots of ways you […]

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Migraine Awareness Week – Are you the 1 in 7?

 
#Letsbeatmigraine
This week is Migraine Awareness Week, 3rd – 9th September 2017. Migraines are one of the most serious disabling medical conditions according to the World Health Organisation. In the UK, around one in five women and one in twelve men suffer from them. Are you one of them?
Did you know? 4 facts about migraine

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The Forge Clinic sports therapists on track for the World Para and IAAF Championships

The spectacular Summer of World Athletics at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this July and August is the biggest global sporting event of the year.

Rory Mee, Physiotherapist and Alan Burke, Lead Osteopath at The Forge Clinic will be there supporting the top international athletes.

Rory is providing medical cover at both the World Para Athletics […]

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Keep fit and healthy after giving birth

So, you’ve had your baby…congratulations! While you’ll want to give your baby lots of attention, it is important to look after yourself too. Lara Maddison, a specialist physiotherapist in Women’s Health at The Forge Clinic, has put together a safe and effective guide to help aid your recovery after childbirth. Lara is an expert at […]

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Be strong, fit and healthy in your pregnancy

Expecting a baby should be a wonderful time, but changes to your body may cause you to experience pain or discomfort. Lara Maddison, a specialist physiotherapist in Women’s Health at The Forge Clinic, has put together a safe and effective guide to help you improve your posture, tone your muscles and ease back or […]

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Hello from Hayley, training for the London Marathon, in Sydney

Hayley Weston, who was one of our massage therapists before she moved to Australia, is running the London Marathon again this April. While training in Sydney she said:

“Training is going well and I’m where I need to be mileage wise, but it’s been a totally different ball game in terms of climate here. Very, […]

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The London Marathon: Advice for runners and special offers

Naomi Johns one of our Sports Massage Therapists at The Forge Clinic is a regular long-distance runner. She says:

“It is no mean feat to take on the 26.2 miles of the Marathon. It is an extreme test of endurance, not just for your body, but even more importantly in those final miles, for your […]

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20% off an Initial Acupuncture Consultation and Treatment

Traditional acupuncture can help with all kinds of health conditions including:
anxiety, migraine, nausea, bowel problems, infertility and insomnia.

Many people also have acupuncture when they feel their body is out of balance, and others have regular treatments to improve their sense of wellbeing.
Why not try acupuncture for yourself and save 20%
To mark Acupuncture Awareness Week […]

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Why do people who suffer from IBS and other gastrointestinal dysfunction complain of middle back pain?

Stephanie James, Osteopath at The Forge Clinic Richmond, tells us about her experience of treating middle back pain.

“Not a week passes by without me seeing a patient who complains of middle back pain. After excluding a musculoskeletal injury associated with too heavy lifting at the gym or something else, I often question my patient […]

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