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…

The Importance of Movement for a Healthy Spine

Your spine is home to the most impressive network on the planet – your central nervous system. Put simply, your central nervous system controls every process in your body, so it’s a pretty important piece of kit! That’s why it’s armoured by a powerful shield of bones, muscles and ligaments. Yep, your spine is incredible,…

Enjoy a Pain Free Camping Trip This Summer!

Most of us don’t have the luxury of bringing along our heavenly mattresses on a camping trip. But you don’t have to sacrifice your back health to sleep beneath the stars this summer. The trick is to be sensible and pack something such as a foam sleeping pad to provide you with cushioning and support…

What’s Causing Pain in your Tailbone?

Tailbone pain (coccydynia) can cause pain of varying severity and can even affect everyday life. Although tailbone pain can have a variety of causes, two of the most common include local trauma and repetitive stress. Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor explains more: Local trauma One of the most common causes of tailbone pain is…

Life’s Not Always a Beach with Back Pain!

It’s that lovely time of year where your summer holiday plans are closely in sight. Stunning stretches of golden sand, endless sapphire skies and rolling days of rest and relaxation. Pure bliss. Unless your back plays up! According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, summer holidays are a time when you should really pay attention…

Ouch! Why Back Pain Strikes Suddenly!

At one time or another, many of us have felt that sudden, sharp pain searing through our spines. And quite often, it strikes without warning; even when we’re doing something has seemingly inconspicuous as bending over to put the bins out! But what causes these hard hitting aches and pains? Our Stoke on Trent chiropractor…

Is The Pram to Blame for Your Back Pain?

There are few things that create such a fuzzy feeling as walking your new born baby around in their beautiful new pram. But according to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, many new mums and dads are putting their backs at risk by pushing their prams incorrectly. More than half the adult population of the UK…

Sleep Easy: How To Reduce Back Pain at Bedtime

Back pain can make it seem impossible to get a good night’s sleep. But at the same time, not getting your nightly forty winks can put extra strain on an already aching spine. So what can you do? First and foremost, make sure you have a decent mattress. According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor,…

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The Dangers of Disuse Syndrome

Suffering from untreated chronic pain? Living an inactive lifestyle as a result? Get a diagnosis and a proper treatment plan in place or you could be at risk of developing disuse syndrome. Disuse syndrome can lead to the deteriation of many body functions.  As suggested by its name, the syndrome is caused by prolonged or…