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Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Simply put, HRV measures the amount of reserve that a person has to deal with the stressors in their lives. The balance between the divisions of the autonomic nervous system (ANS): the Sympathetic (S) and Parasympathetic (PS) must be maintained within a reasonable range or a fatiguing of the neurological response will occur.

This imbalance and loss of neural acuity can be associated with morbid health states such as cardiovascular disease, immune insufficiencies and a variety of psychological disorders. Most importantly, it has been found that chiropractic adjustments designed to reduce nerve interference, help restore the balance within the ANS.

  • Under stressful situations, the S nerves will produce more neurotransmitters and the heartbeat will increase. This is a necessary and effective strategy in “fight or flight” situations. The PS system should react, in turn, to calm down and rebalance the heartbeat to its natural range within a reasonable time frame.
  • Imagine if persistent lifestyle stressors keep the S nerves turned on. Now imagine if the “vagal braking” system responds poorly (remember the Vagus nerve is situated in close proximity to the upper cervical region). There will be a tendency for the HRV.

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In the words of our patiens

"Jerome has given me some great relief with his neuroprocare approach and it has been great to have him within our team. Chiropractic adjustments is part of getting myself rebalanced and reconnected after injury. And the horses are not complaining either!"

Tony McCoy


“There are many called qualified professionals in their field, and a few of them are passionate about their profession rather than just regurgitating what they were taught at university. Jerome Poupel is not only qualified and passionate about chiropractic but I have no doubt that he will be credited with advancing his profession into the twenty first century.

I would not hesitate to recommend his services to anyone who like me sees chiropractic as an essential part of our modern busy lives.”

David Coulthard

Formula 1 Driver

“Thank you Jérôme for your help and treatment, it was a really nice experience and you’ve helped me a lot with my whole body and my nervous system during Wimbledon 2018! Definitely one of the best chiropractors I’ve ever met!”

Alison Van Uytvanck

World Tennis Player

“Playing rugby for 10 years professionally I have come to handle injures and deal with them to get me back on the rugby field. When I met Jerome I learnt a lot more about the human body and how under utilised it is and the potential for me to get more out of myself, both mentally and physically. His passion for what he does is second to none and turns what most of us would consider a job to be something very empowering. Thank you, Jerome.”

Ali Williams

ALL BLACK New Zealand Rugby Team 2011

“Thank you so much for all your help on and off the court as well. You are the best chiropractor and doctor in the world and most importantly a fantastic person. With love, Daniela.”

Daniela Hantuchova

World Tennis Player


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