Early Christmas Shopping Tips to Save Back Pain

Love it or loathe it, it’s Christmas shopping time once again.  But have you considered the strain and stress all that standing in queues and lugging heavy bags is putting on your spine? When we’re hitting the high street at this time of year, most of us are more concerned with getting those Christmas lists…

Quit Smoking. Quit Back Pain

Wondering where your back pain is coming from? If you’re a smoker, it could be down to those nasty cigarettes! Smoking damages almost every part of your body – even your spine. And according to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, smokers may also have higher ratings of pain than non-smokers. While the exact reasons for…

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Back Pain? Blame Your Job!

Stumped as to what is causing your back pain? Maybe your job is to blame! Many occupations place workers at high risk for back injury. In fact, you’ll probably be surprised to discover just how extensive the list is!  We often mention the dangers of spending too much time at a computer, but there are…

Should I See A Chiropractor or Osteopath?

Getting conflicting opinions on who you need to see about your back condition? Struggling to understand the difference between a chiropractor and an osteopath? Our Stoke on Trent chiropractor outlines the main differences of each approach: A chiropractor is a professional who focuses mainly on mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Osteopaths, on the other…

Is Your Back to Blame for Your Headaches?

Is everyday life becoming a bit of a headache? Find yourself reaching for those painkillers more often than you should be? Your spine could be to blame! According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, back pain and headaches are often related. But how exactly can your spine cause your head to hurt? One of the most common…

Is It Ever Too Late To Improve The Health Of Your Spine?

Getting older is part of life, but age-related back pain doesn’t have to be. If you’re under 50 and haven’t had a back injury, your back pain is likely the result of sitting for long stretches or poor posture. Sitting for extended periods and poor posture can put too much pressure on the discs in…