back care advice for children from our stoke on trent chiropractor

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Holiday Exercise?

When we grown-ups think about exercise, we imagine sweating it out at the gym, giving it our best shot on the cross trainer or even lifting weights. But for kids, exercise means playing and being physically active. For most kids, it also means fun! Children exercise without even realising it; when they’re playing tag, riding…

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…

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…

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…