back care advice for prenant women and mums from our stoke on trent chiropractor

New Baby Back Pain!

If you find yourself suffering from lower back pain after giving birth, you’re not the only one! Almost half of all women will suffer from lower back pain in the first few months after having a baby. Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor explains why: During pregnancy, the body releases relaxin, a hormone that relaxes…

Be Pain Free Overnight!

For many people with chronic back pain, waking up is hardly the highlight of the day! According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, inflammatory cells can surge at night because of the body’s circadian rhythms, and the lack of movement while you sleep can contribute to pain and discomfort. But did you know that there…

Why Posture is So Important

Many of us don’t pay enough attention to our postures. And even when we do, we tend to think of how straight we sit! But actually, the term posture is used to describe how your body is positioned when you’re sitting, standing and lying down. According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, proper posture is…

back care advice from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Go Smoke Free, Go Pain Free

Want to quit smoking in 2018? Doing so could help with your back pain! According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor,  smoking can worsen or intensify chronic back pain. Smoking can even put you at high risk of experiencing chronic pain in certain areas of the body, especially the back. So what exactly is he…

back care advice at christmas from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Last Minute Christmas Shopping? Keep Your Back Safe!

The Christmas countdown is now in full swing and there’s not much time left to get those gifts bought, wrapped and under the tree! If you’ve left your shopping until the last minute, you’ll benefit from these back-friendly tips from our Stoke on Trent chiropractor. After all, shopping bags are a whole load bigger and…

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…

back care advice from our stoke on trent chiropractor

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…