Ben

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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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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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The Chiropractor isn’t scary

If the recent festivities have spooked you, then fold your skeletons back in the press and breathe a sigh of relief. You can be assured that you have nothing to be scared of at Optimal Chiropractic (despite our love of skeletons). Easing the fear It is always a little scary when you first book an […]

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Extra special talk about special needs children

We had a great health talk last night at the Chapel Gate Cafe in Ballincollig. We were speaking to families of special needs children on the benefits of chiropractic, nutrition and also financial planning. The atmosphere was relaxed as Leonard Murphy, Nutritional Therapist, went through the benefits of balancing sugar levels and feeding our children […]

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Straighten Up Campaign for Slouchers

We are pleased to announce that we are taking part in the ‘Straighten Up’ campaign, launched by the Chiropractic Association of Ireland. The ‘Straighten Up’ campaign will run for a week and end on World Spine Day. The programme consists of a three-minute set of simple exercises to: Improve posture Stablise core muscle groups Enhance […]

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Chiropractic tips for high heel wearers

Could a love of high heels be the bearer of years of pain? The abnormal weight-bearing posture when wearing high heels can strain the lower back and neck, and increase pressure on the feet, ankles and knees. According to Optimal Chiropractic’s Dr Benjamin Martin “Problems associated with wearing high heels effect the entire body, particularly […]

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