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C103 radio interview with Dr. Benjamin Martin

Aches and pains as you age – I don’t buy it!

Aches and Pains – is this what a Chiropractor deals with? On Monday 18th January I had the opportunity to talk to Patricia Messenger of C103 about Chiropractic and the reason people need to go to a Chiropractor.   Many people still get the impression that Chiropractors only deal with aches and pains, not realising 70% […]

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Treating Fibromyalgia With Chiropractic

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic

Fibromyalgia and Chiropractic Fibromyalgia is much more than just muscle pain. It is a debilitating condition that may feel like a never-ending flu. You feel achy, stiff, cramped, unbalanced and weak. Depending on how developed the condition is, the smallest of tasks can feel overwhelming. This condition may even cause cognitive problems and depression. Fibromyalgia […]

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Turmeric and the health benefits of Golden Milk

The health benefits of turmeric and golden milk

Circling the internet in recent times I’ve come across curious ingredient combinations used to create healthy drinks. I’m sure you’ve heard about bulletproof coffee (butter in your coffee) which is touted to get good fats into your diet first thing in the morning. One in particular intrigued me; turmeric and virgin coconut oil with milk, best […]

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10 signs you may be ignoring that show you may need a checkup

10 signs you may be ignoring that show you may need a checkup

The spine is a vitally important part of our body and influences our overall health and wellbeing. It provides structure, support, movement and it affects the communication between the brain and body. People often ask if there are ways for people to check themselves to see if they have an unhealthy spine. There are ways […]

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It's easy to get your kids to eat these healthy snacks

It’s easy to get your kids to eat these healthy snacks

“No, I’m not having that, it’s YUK” “But I don’t like it” “Why do I have to eat it?” Sound familiar? It’s a fact that 1 in 4 children in Ireland is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is associated with premature death and disability in adulthood. I know you care deeply about that your kids […]

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It's not about pain - it's about the brain

Chiropractic is not about pain – it’s about the brain

A study from an important medical journal in 2007* proved that a Chiropractic adjustment changes overall body health by directly improving brain function. This study proved a person can have a subluxation without experiencing any symptoms. This is ground-breaking because too many people still believe that Chiropractic care is only for people with back pain. […]

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There’s not one reason a healthy child needs Chiropratic Care

There’s not one reason a healthy child needs Chiropractic Care

That’s right, there’s not one reason but there are in fact 10 good reasons why a healthy child needs Chiropractic Care. Did you know that Chiropractic is gentle and safe? Only light force is needed when adjusting a child. Imagine the pressure needed to press your finger into a ripe tomato. But why would a healthy child need Chiropractic? […]

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Ben and Aisling in Polytunnel

Our Polytunnel – before and after photos

We have made great progress in the polytunnel. I’d like to share with you the following photos! A little over 5 months and the floor of the tunnel has gone from barren to blooming. It’s a great reminder of the wonder of mother nature, and the amazing miracle of how a tiny seed matures into a […]

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Don’t let your child go back to school until you do this…

Your child’s school bag, if fitted poorly, may cause poor health

Did you know that 90% of school children wear their school bag incorrectly? Poor carrying posture can lead to: • Neck and back strain • Spinal stress and fractures • Scoliosis • Cartilage damage • Spinal disc degeneration/herniations • Nerve pinching How can I check it? If your child’s head is protruding forward, or their […]

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Benjamin and Aisling in Menaggio

5 words you’ll never hear me say

I go to a lot of conferences and work-related seminars and the one common topic discussed everytime is work-life balance. The key message being; Working without letup is a bad habit that can jeopardise business, health and the life you’re supposedly working towards. I am a strong believer that the brain does better with rest, […]

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