Back Pain Jargon Explained

If you’re suffering from back pain you are likely to have stumbled across a few medical terms – you may have even heard your chiropractor or doctor mentioning them. In order for you to better understand your back condition, our Stoke on Trent chiropractor has listed and explained some of the most commonly used “spine…

Is exhaustion to blame for your back pain?

Did you know that a common cause of back pain is actually having “tired” or weak muscles? And according to our chiropractor in Stoke on Trent, these de-conditioned muscles are often the result of under use. The fibres in unused muscles can become partially replaced with fat which will eventually lead to muscle wasting. When…

Ouch! The Most Common Reasons for Back Injuries.

From muscle spasms to spine fractures, there are many ways that our backs can become the victim of an accident or injury. But more often than not, painful back injuries are picked up from the most seemingly harmless situations. Our chiropractor in Stoke on Trent has highlighted two common causes of back injury and how…

Belly Dance Your Spine Back to Health!

According to our chiropractor in Stoke on Trent, around 80% of us will experience some sort of back pain at some point in our lives.  With this alarming figure in mind, we should all be strengthening our back and core muscles to reduce the risk of back pain developing and alleviate any existing discomfort or…

back care advice when travelling from our chiropractor in stoke on trent

Back Care Holiday Checklist

Packing for a summer holiday can be stressful. We’ve all sat on a plane “Home Alone style” as we remember the “very important” items that we forgot to cram into our suitcases. But… travelling with a bad back means you’re under even more pressure to make sure all your essential things are with you. As…

How Sunshine Can Help Your Back Pain

When you relax on a sun-splashed beach this summer, you’ll probably be more preoccupied with your tan lines than your back health. But that radiant summer glow isn’t the only good thing the sun will do to your body! Vitamin D has many important functions, including helping your immune system to function properly and regulating…