Control Your Breathing, Control Your Pain

According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, controlled breathing can be as effective as some medicines for managing pain. If you suffer with chronic pain, try the following breathing exercise. Relax your body and mind and get into a comfortable position. Breathe deeply, so that your tummy expands and contracts like a balloon with each…

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,…

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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…

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…

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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…

Exercising with Back Pain: What’s Safe?

By now, most of us know that regular exercise can be one of the most effective ways of managing back pain. According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, most instances of back pain are caused by ligaments and muscles around the spine. In these cases – and in most cases of back pain – exercise…

Stay Active to Age Well

There’s no doubt that staying active in your later years will help you to feel more energetic and happy. But what are the more specific health benefits of keeping moving as you get older? Our Stoke on Trent chiropractor explains that maintaining regular activity can be very advantageous to your health, in ways such as:…

Is a New Year Detox a Good Idea?

The New Year is upon us. And this means health “gurus” bombarding us with reasons why we need to stock our fridges with kale and our social media contacts proudly showing off pictures of weird foods labelled “#cleanse”. But despite the media advocating fashionable foods such as Quinoa and Bush Tucker Trial-ish green juices, the…