bakc care advice for children from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Top Tips on Back Pack Safety

It’s back to class work and home work but are you doing everything you can to protect the health of your children’s spines at school? According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, back packs can be seriously bad news for your children’s spines if they are not worn correctly. So to minimise backpack-induced discomfort and…

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When it comes to looking after your spine, knowledge really is power! The more you know about your spine, and how to protect it, the less likely you are to experience long term back pain. You may be unsure what’s the best way forward with help for your problem or you simply want some general…

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.…

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…