Back Pain and the Stress Response

It’s widely accepted that emotional or psychological stress can worsen the symptoms of back pain. But can stress cause it? Absolutely, according to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor. Back pain as a direct result of stress is known as “psychosomatic” or “psycho-physiological”. These are the terms given to illnesses or conditions that produce physical symptoms…

Back Pain Diagnosis: The Physical Exam

Achieving an accurate diagnosis for your back pain is critical in determining the kind of treatment you need. Your healthcare professional may carry out a range of diagnostic techniques to help identify the cause of your back pain. And according to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, conducting a physical examination is usually the most telling…

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Summer Foods to Boost Your Health!

Looking for an easy way to boost your health this summer? Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor reveals three surprising foods that can reduce inflammation and detoxify your body: 1: Cucumber: Due to its highly cooling nature, cucumber can help to reduce internal heat which can aid the fight against inflammation in the body and…

Gain Knowledge and Gain Power Over Your Back Health

Your spine is simply amazing. It holds you securely upright, while providing you with incredible flexibility that allows you to dance, lift your baby and do an infinite number of wonderful things that we all take for granted. But back pain is a common problem that affects about 80% of the population at one point…

Arthritis Explained

We’ve all heard of arthritis but not many of us know too much about it. So to make you more aware of this common condition, our Stoke on Trent chiropractor shares some interesting information. Arthritis affects about 20% of the UK population in one form or another. And although many people associate arthritis with age,…

Back Pain Essentials for Your Summer Holiday

Going away this summer? Want to make it as pain-free as possible? Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor reveals the essential items to take on holidays to ease your back pain: 1: Water Make sure you pack plenty of water for your journey and keep drinking it throughout your trip. Those exotic cocktails may seem…

Simple ways to protect your spine

As the years rack up, a lack of care for your spine can lead to pain. So here are some simple tips from our Stoke on Trent chiropractor to help protect your back from future injuries: 1. Walk Regularly Walking is one of those amazing low-impact exercises that provides countless benefits for your spine. A…

The pain free way to fly this summer

Got a long flight planned for the summer? You can prepare your back for the journey with these top tips from our Stoke on Trent chiropractor: 1: Keep Exercising Don’t be tempted to ditch your workout routine just because you’re feeling in “holiday mood”. Staying active in the weeks leading up to your holiday is…

Home Remedies For Neck Pain

Home Remedies For Neck Pain

“This is a real pain in the neck” is more than just a saying for many. While neck pain can be a result of injury or disease, the vast majority is caused by simple muscle tension. And according to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, there are simple measures that everyone can take to reduce the…

Think ahead. Are your prepared for the summer holidays?

It won’t be long until parents across the country are faced with the task of keeping their little ones entertained for six school-free weeks! But the “beat the boredom” challenge can be even more daunting if you suffer from back pain (especially if the good old British weather means days at home).  So here are…