healthy living advice from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Walking to School Has Many Benefits

How our children get to school can be a hot topic for discussion. Many of us grumble about the traffic load during the “school run” hours and residents living near schools can find their streets bursting with traffic and noise at the beginning and end of the school day. But there are bigger reasons to…

How to Choose the Best Chiropractor

Deciding to see a chiropractor can be a very positive step in managing your back pain. But how do you choose the best chiropractor for you? Chiropractic treatment comes with a wide variety of practice philosophies and techniques. This means that it can sometimes be challenging to know which practitioner is suited to you. So…

Great Gadgets to Ease Back Pain

Looking for quick and easy ways to ease your back pain? Our Stoke on Trent chiropractor claims two effective gadgets may be the tools to help: Lumbar Support Cushion If you suffer from lower back pain, it really is worth investing in a quality lumbar support. If possible, choose one with flexible spinal control plates.…

Control Your Breathing, Control Your Pain

According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, controlled breathing can be as effective as some medicines for managing pain. If you suffer with chronic pain, try the following breathing exercise. Relax your body and mind and get into a comfortable position. Breathe deeply, so that your tummy expands and contracts like a balloon with each…

Household Chores That Cause Back and Neck Pain

Are you a dab-hand around the house but suffering from back pain? Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor reveals some of the most common chores that can play havoc with your spine: 1: Vacuuming Vacuuming is a common culprit when it comes to back pain, mostly because of the repetitive twisting involved. To lower the…

Three Things You Should Never Do With Back Pain

If you have back pain, read this! Here are three things you should avoid doing at all costs! Lounging on the sofa According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, the worst thing you can do when your muscles are seizing up is lay on the couch. Resting may seem like a natural pain reliever but…

healthy living advice from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Avoid the Stress of Juggling Everything!

It’s no surprise that working mothers feel the strain of their extra-busy lives! There is only one of you, yet you feel like you’re being stretched in a million ways. It is natural to feel guilty about leaving your kids with a babysitter or to feel overwhelmed about keeping your boss, clients and family happy.…

How Your Dog Can Help Your Back Pain

Getting a dog or a puppy can be good for the soul, but did you know that a cuddly companion can help to reduce your back pain too?  Taking your pooch for regular walks is great exercise for your body and can strengthen the supportive muscles in your lower back and pelvis.  And of course,…

Chronic Pain: Are You Getting Enough Emotional Support?

If you suffer from chronic pain, you probably know that it can sometimes be difficult for your loved ones to know what to say or do to help. But getting the right kind of emotional support is crucial to the management of your condition. The good news is that you can show your support network…

back care advice for children from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Holiday Exercise?

When we grown-ups think about exercise, we imagine sweating it out at the gym, giving it our best shot on the cross trainer or even lifting weights. But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. For most kids, it also means fun! Children exercise without even realising it; when they’re playing tag, riding…