Chakras & Acupuncture

Chakras & Acupuncture

History Anyone who has ever been to a yoga class or encountered mediation, will have come across the term, Chakras.  They are often described as seven energy centres and depicted by colours.  Their function is said to be to balance body energy.  When...

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Clinical mentoring – what is it, and how does it work?

Clinical mentoring – what is it, and how does it work?

Learning Therapists and exercise professionals generally learn in several ways.  Initially, they will have taken a course at a college or University to gain both theoretical and practical knowledge.  After qualifying they are required to keep their knowledge fresh and...

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Sports Injuries – the book and its history

Sports Injuries – the book and its history

Over 25 years ago I wrote the first edition of Sports Injuries.  At the time I was instrumental in setting up one of the first MSc programmes in the management of sporting injuries for physiotherapists & podiatrists at the then Crewe & Alsager College (later...

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Yoga breathing exercises – Pranayama

Yoga breathing exercises – Pranayama

When we work out, we obviously sweat, breathe deeply, and increase our heartrate. But, did you know that you can actually do exercises for breathing, rather than the other way around? Well, one of the best known types of breathing exercise is found in yoga. Yoga in...

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Back Rehabilitation – the 3R’s approach

Back Rehabilitation – the 3R’s approach

Back rehab You could be forgiven for being a bit confused about back exercises.  Workplaces are often full of posters saying, “keep your back straight – bend your knees”, and yet yoga and Pilates classes encourage bending the back.  We are cautioned to take care when...

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IBS – can acupuncture help?

IBS – can acupuncture help?

IBS - the condition Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is one of a group of conditions referred to as functional gastrointestinal disorders.  These result from a change in the way the brain sends signals to the nerves supplying the digestive organs (gut-brain...

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Menopause and hot flushes – can Acupuncture help?

Menopause and hot flushes – can Acupuncture help?

Menopause is a condition which normally occurs later in a women’s life (typically between 40 – 58 years), although it can also occur earlier as a result of surgery and treatment of various cancers.  When periods stop (amenorrhoea) and have not occurred for 12 months,...

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Posture is not important – until it is

Posture is not important – until it is

Twenty years ago, posture was a buzzword in the therapy world. Posture analysis was commonplace, and often linked to the then emerging practice of muscle balance assessment. Many articles and books were written on the subject. In fact, our clinic director Dr...

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NORRIS HEALTH ACQUIRED BY CARTER & GEORGE

The Carter & George Practice look forward to building on the excellent reputation of Norris Health, and are committed to ensuring minimal disruption in your care.

For details of Dr Chris Norris’ courses, publications and consultancy see his new website Dr Chris Norris.

We are very proud to announce that Norris Health has been acquired by The Carter & George Practice, co-owned by England Rugby International, Jamie George.

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