Three Easy Ways to Avoid RSI

If you spend a significant amount of time in front of a computer or laptop, you could be at risk of developing Repetitive Strain Injury. Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is a potentially disabling illness which develops as a result of prolonged repetitive hand movements. Symptoms can include shooting or stabbing pains in the hands, wrists,…

Too Young for Chronic Back Pain?

While chronic back pain is common in adults, children and teenagers are much more resilient. Their flexibility means they rarely suffer the same types of back complaints as adults. In fact, chronic back pain is so unusual in young children that a complaint of such pain usually warrants a prompt and detailed medical consultation. According…

How Long Should a Back Injury Take to Heal?

Most cases of acute (short-term) lower back pain are the result of damage to the muscles or ligaments of the lower back. While muscle or ligament strains don’t sound like serious injuries, the pain they present can be severe enough to warrant a trip to a chiropractor or hospital. The good news is that the…

Get Your Back Prepared for Christmas!

Christmas is next month, folks. How quickly has that come around? If you’re like our chiropractors here in Stoke on Trent, you’ll be well and truly getting stuck into the festive planning by now. But in among the Christmas card lists and letters to Santa, have you made any plans to ensure you protect your…

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Easy Breathing Techniques to Control Back Pain

With up to 80% of us experiencing back pain at some point during our lives, it’s worth making ourselves familiar with pain management techniques. Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor provides simple coping strategies that you can implement to help your chronic back pain. Before you focus on any pain management technique, it’s important that…

Christmas Shopping the Pain-Free Way!

The countdown to Christmas is on and that means full trolleys and heavy shopping bags! Christmas shopping is an annual culprit for back pain, so our Stoke on Trent chiropractor has put together three shopping tips that will help you avoid back and neck injuries: Use a Trolley Use a trolley instead of a basket…

Who Has the Highest Pain Threshold?

Many people assume that women have the highest pain thresholds to prepare them for the agony of childbirth. But is this really the case? Our chiropractor in Stoke on Trent believes that pain can affect men and women differently. While oestrogen and testosterone certainly play a role in how men and women deal with pain,…

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Why Pain Happens …

Whether major or minor, chronic or acute, all of us will experience pain at some point during our lives. But how much do we really know about this unpleasant sensation? Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor reveals three surprising facts on why and how our bodies encounter pain. Pain Protects the Body Pain occurs to…