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Dr. Benjamin Martin is a Chiropractor and speaker on Health and Wellbeing. Ben is regularly called on to discuss health topics and chiropractic on radio, tv and press. His promise is to adjust and educate as many families as possible towards optimal health. His work changes lives and has restored people's quality of life.

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Chiropractic Opportunity Week for Make a Wish

At the end of this month (28th May – 1st June) we will be running our yearly Chiropractic Opportunity Week in aid of the Make a Wish Foundation. The Make a Wish Foundation is a wonderful charity in Ireland that grants wishes for terminally ill children. Imagine knowing that you made a dream come true […]

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Your sleep questions answered by Dr Ben

Sleep is the body’s natural way of healing. Without sleep, our body physically wears down faster, our moods would be bad and our brains would cease to function correctly. As sleep is such an important function and sleep disorders cause discomfort to the back, shoulders and neck, this week I asked my friends and fans […]

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Dr Ben’s 12 Rules to Live By

Now here are some fantastic rules to live by, compiled by the good Dr himself! We hope you aspire to follow Dr Ben’s 12 rules, and remember – if you need a Chiropractor, you can always give us a call at Optimal Chiropractic on 021 487 8465.

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Summer Slouchers

Summer is again almost upon us and it’s likely you are preparing yourself for the summer holidays But when planning your summer holiday, have you spared a thought for your back? Holidays are notorious for creating ‘summer slouchers’ and it isn’t difficult to see why, when you consider the amount of time spent climbing in […]

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Joint TLC for Arthritis sufferers

Arthritis is an extremely painful disease which affects the whole body, but is mainly experienced in the joints. There are 100s of different types of arthritis, but the two most well-known forms are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis Arthritis Osteoarthritis Arthritis is the most common form, also known as degenerative joint disease. Most of us […]

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The Philosophy behind Chiropractic care

Since Chiropractic was first founded in the 1890s, it has built a strong reputation in the global community and established itself as a mainstream alternative to traditional medical care. Yet the philosophy behind it is still misunderstood. The origins and early philosophy concentrate on vitalism and spiritual inspiration, which looks at how the body works […]

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Speaking at CWiB about spinal care

On Tuesday 7th February, I spoke to over 30 women about spinal health and spinal care, at the Cork Women in Business’s ‘Best face forward’ event. Speaking at events is one of the most enjoyable aspects of being a Chiropractic. It means that I can truely connect with an audience of people and discuss the […]

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Love your back this Valentines

Our first charitable event this year is extremely close to our hearts. From 13th to 17th February, our Valentine-inspired charity event means that when you book an appointment with us, you will receive an initial consultation for just €20*. Call the office on 021 487 8465 to book. In memory of … All of our […]

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Reflection on 2011

As we embark on another year at Optimal Chiropractic and plan our activity for 2012, let’s just take a moment to reflect on the fantastic activities and events we took part in for 2011. January/February Valentines Campaign Began spinal checks for Apple, and Amazon Carried on visiting VMWare for spinal checks (from 2010) March/April Mind […]

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Straighten up this winter

As the evenings get darker and colder, we know that outside activities hold less appeal. However, we urge you this winter to carry on the ‘Straighten up’ message right through Christmas and into the New Year. After all, exercise is for the whole year; not just for Christmas. In October, we joined forces with the […]

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