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Welcome to Beckenham & Sevenoaks Chiropractic Clinics

We are the oldest established Clinics in our areas and have served the local community for over 30 years. Both of our Clinics have appointments available from early in the morning until late in the evening with at least two Chiropractors on duty every day from Monday to Saturday.
Working Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Beckenham: 020 8663 3878
Sevenoaks: 01732 742120

Mon - Thur 9am - 8pm, Fri 9am - 7pm, Sat 9am - 3pm

Beckenham: 020 8663 3878 | Sevenoaks: 01732 742120

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BMI: Time to Measure Up

The body mass index (BMI) or Quetelet index is a value derived from the mass (weight) and height of an individual.

The BMI is defined as the body mass divided by the square of the body height, and is universally expressed in units of kg/m2, resulting from mass in kilograms and height in metres.

It may also be determined using a table or chart which displays it as a function of mass and height using contour lines or colours for different categories, and may use two different units of measurement

BMI Categories

BMI Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 - 24.9 Healthy
25.0 - 29.9 Overweight
30.0 - and Above Obese
* BMR Metabolic Rate / BMI Body Mass Index

BMI Calculator

Your BMR calculator generates the number of calories your body burns per day at rest. Your BMR with activity factor is the number of calories your body burns per day based on the activity factor you selected.

The BMI is an attempt to quantify the amount of tissue mass (muscle, fat, and bone) in an individual, and then categorize that person as underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese based on that value. However, there is some debate about where on the BMI scale the dividing lines between categories should be placed.

Commonly accepted ranges are underweight: under 18.5 kg/m2, normal weight: 18.5 to 25, overweight: 25 to 30, obese: over 30. People of Asian descent have different associations between, percentage of body fat, and health risks than those of European descent, with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease at BMIs lower than the WHO cut-off point for overweight, 25 kg/m2, although the cutoff for observed risk varies among different Asian populations.

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We are the oldest established Chiropractic Clinics in the area and have served the local community for over 30 years. We are passionate about our patients’ health and pride ourselves on exceeding their expectations through offering the highest standards of professional and friendly care to everyone.

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