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…

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,…

Can Chronic Back Pain Be Cured?

Can chronic back pain ever be cured? This is a question we get asked frequently here at our Stoke on Trent chiropractic clinic. Once patients get diagnosed with chronic back pain, they understandably want to know if they’ll ever live a pain free life. Our answer is a positive one. Just because you have pain…

Affordable Ways to Ease Your Back Pain

There will always be something advertised on the market that promises to cure your aching spine. But here at our Stoke on Trent chiropractic clinic, we know that it doesn’t have to cost and arm and a leg to heal your spine. Here are some cost-effective ways you can improve the health of your spine:…

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…

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…

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…