The Forge Clinic

About The Forge Clinic

At The Forge Clinic, we specialise in manual treatments and alternative therapies. Based in a building that was once a forge, our friendly practitioners have been treating the local community since 1995. In that time, we have built a team that boasts excellent qualifications, a wealth of experience and a commitment to ongoing clinical development.
Welcome to The Forge Clinic, a multi-disciplinary clinic based in the heart of Richmond.

Good nutrition for a Happy Christmas day

Christmas Day tends to revolve around the food – a table groaning under dishes we’ve been dreaming about for weeks in advance. We’re often so focused on that Christmas feast that we forget it’s only one meal.

How many Christmases have you skipped breakfast, and relied on snacks to get you through until you can […]

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What Are Migraines?

Many people suffer with headaches, so when a migraine sufferer is told by someone that ‘it’s just a headache’ it can be very frustrating. This is because a migraine is a very different type of headache. The sufferer can literally be floored, and the only thing they can do is take a pain killer […]

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Resolutions Recap: 3 Tips To Get Back On Track

Here we are on the first day of February and now seems a good time to ask… How are you getting on with your resolutions?

January can be a tricky month – the first few weeks can be manic as we all try to get back into our old routines and catch up after Christmas […]

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What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD)?

Chiropractor Jean Luc has been working in the medical profession for over 20 years. In that time, he has seen an awful lot of different ailments and has treated many different people – from children, to the elderly, as well as pregnant women.

While he often sees patients who suffer with different muscular skeletal problems, […]

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3 Tips To Get More Veggies!

It can be really hard to get plenty of vegetables into your diet, especially if you’re always on the go. Often, it’s easier to stop in at the supermarket for a snack or pause for lunch at a local cafe. But getting your veggies can actually be an improvement – you can save money […]

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Refresh Your Exercise Routine

January is a great time for fresh starts – we all feel ready to tackle healthier living after a couple of weeks of feasting, we have the incentive of a New Year and it’s still cold enough not to be distracted by lovely weather!

Why not start by looking at your exercise routine? Could it […]

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Our Word of the Year: Health

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? If not, you aren’t alone. It seems they are starting to go out of fashion, to be replaced with the new trend for a word of the year.
Rather than coming up with a list of things in your life that you think are wrong and need to be dealt […]

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Christmas Opening Times

We’re signing off for Christmas and will be back with more regular blogs from Monday 4th January.
In the mean time, The Forge team would like to wish you all a happy, safe and healthy Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the New Year!
Please note that our Christmas opening hours this year are:
Thursday […]

What we’re up to: Christmas 2015

What are your plans for this Christmas? This year, most of us are planning to spend our Christmasses at home with our families.

Acupuncturist Maureen McCann is abandoning cooking and washing up this year for a Christmas dinner out with family.

Practice Manager Vicky Baars was wishing for Christmas on a desert island this year… But […]

Stay Motivated This Christmas!

Has your usual diet and exercise routine slipped yet? It happens every year to a lot of us about this time – we’re so busy and often have to be in several places at once, that our regular runs, classes or gym sessions fizzle away into nothing. Not to mention the non-stop temptation of […]