Upper Back Pain: What’s the Cause?

Though more uncommon than lower back pain, muscle pain in the upper back is becoming a a familiar complaint among people who work at computers for long periods of the day. Quite often, upper back pain also presents with neck and/ or shoulder pain and discomfort. Our Stoke on Trent chiropractor warns that the large…

“Text Neck” and the “Heads Down” Generation

There’s a new “buzzword” circulating the health news: Text Neck – a term used to describe pain and damage in the neck caused by looking down at a mobile phone. Text Neck is on the rise! But why is this modern condition causing pain and discomfort when people have always bent their necks to read?…

It’s Not all About Back Pain! Common Reasons for Visiting a Chiropractor

For many people, the word “chiropractor” is solely connected to back pain and back conditions.  But while back pain is one of the most common reasons for people visiting a chiropractor, there are also many other conditions that prompt “a visit to the chiro”.  Back problems aside, here are just three of many reasons why…

Is Your Neck Pain a Result of Dehydration?

Do you find that you tend to suffer with a stiff or sore neck more frequently than others? Does your neck discomfort come on even when you’re doing seemingly low-intensity activities? If so, it could be time you looked at your water intake. Maintaining good hydration habits may help to prevent cervical disc degeneration, which…

Don’t Put Up With Headaches, Says Our Chiropractor in Stoke on Trent

Headaches… for some people they occur so frequently that they’re classed as just a daily annoyance that a couple of over the counter medications can rectify. For others, they are severe and even sometimes debilitating. Research has suggested that patients suffering from cervicogenic headaches who receive chiropractic adjustments are more likely to see a 50%…