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CARL II Fellows Announced

CARL II Fellows Announced

The Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership (CARL) is proud to announce its second cohort of CARL Fellows for 2020 – 2023.   The 2019 Fellows include BCA member Amy Miller, who said: “It is a very exciting time to be a researcher in chiropractic and I am really looking forward to the first residential with […]

Rugby World Cup: preparing for the final

Rugby World Cup: preparing for the final

How an elite team prepares for the match of all matches With the Rugby World Cup final just days away, Ulrik Sandstrøm, Team Chiropractor at Leicester Tigers Rugby Club and member of the British Chiropractic Association, shares his insight on how England might be preparing for the big day… “What a lot of people don’t […]

Getting active for World Spine Day

Getting active for World Spine Day

World Spine Day 2019 World Spine Day highlights the importance of spinal health and wellbeing. Promotion of physical activity, good posture, responsible lifting and healthy working conditions will all feature as people are encouraged to look after their spines and stay active. This international awareness day takes place annually on 16th October. This year’s theme is […]

BCA Conference 2019: round up

BCA Conference 2019: round up

Thank you for a fantastic weekend! Conference, you were wonderful! So much positivity, so much community, so much fun! BCA Conference 2019 did not disappoint. With over 260 attendees, we doubled our numbers from 2018 and added extra capacity to enable students to attend from the four educational institutions. All the delegates came to learn, connect […]

Technology found to be the biggest growing cause of back pain in the UK

Technology found to be the biggest growing cause of back pain in the UK

British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reveals increase in clients seeking treatment for back pain caused by sedentary lifestyles This Back Care Awareness Week (7th-11th October), the BCA is encouraging people in the UK to get moving, after finding over 70% of chiropractors have treated patients with injuries linked to sedentary lifestyle habits, such as screen time […]

Launch of the Global Education Network for Chiropractic

Launch of the Global Education Network for Chiropractic

The European Chiropractors’ Union, has today announced the launch of the Global Education Network for Chiropractic (GEN-C). Developed in a collaboration between the ECU: European Academy of Chiropractic, the Royal College of Chiropractors and Chiropractic Australia, GEN-C delivers online CPD from experts from around the globe, including chiropractors and other health professionals with expertise in musculoskeletal health care. […]

Global summit: effectiveness of spinal manipulation

Global summit: effectiveness of spinal manipulation

Over the weekend of 14th-15th September, 60 PhD researchers with special interest in the areas of MSK health and chiropractic met at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. Their aim was to develop evidence-based patient-centred policy recommendations for use in informing patients, public, and policymakers about the effectiveness of spinal manipulation to prevent or […]

BCA members support Vendée Globe competitor

BCA members support Vendée Globe competitor

BCA Members Linn Erixon-Sahlstrom and Shelley Davies are proud to be supporting the world-class endurance athlete and pro ocean racer, Pip Hare, as she takes on the Vendée Globe 2020 challenge. Poole-based Pip is currently preparing for the Vendée Globe around-the-world race, which is undoubtedly one of the toughest sporting challenges out there, often referred to as ‘the […]

First Contact Practitioners - chiropractors relieving pressure on NHS in new role 

First Contact Practitioners – chiropractors relieving pressure on NHS in new role 

We’re all aware of the immense pressure on the NHS, particularly in primary care. Recently, think tank, The Nuffield Trust produced figures for the BBC which show the first sustained drop in GP numbers for 50 years. Musculoskeletal (MSK) problems are addressed in 1 in 8 GP appointments, and an estimated 29% of the UK population live with […]