Who Has the Highest Pain Threshold?

Many people assume that women have the highest pain thresholds to prepare them for the agony of childbirth. But is this really the case? Our chiropractor in Stoke on Trent believes that pain can affect men and women differently. While oestrogen and testosterone certainly play a role in how men and women deal with pain,…

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Why Pain Happens …

Whether major or minor, chronic or acute, all of us will experience pain at some point during our lives. But how much do we really know about this unpleasant sensation? Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor reveals three surprising facts on why and how our bodies encounter pain. Pain Protects the Body Pain occurs to…

It’s Good to Talk: The Importance of Discussing your Back Pain

For many of the patients who visit our Stoke on Trent clinic, being able to adequately communicate the pain they feel is something that they strongly wish they were able to do. And this is true for many people suffering from chronic back pain. Because pain is invisible, patients may feel unable to express how…

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It’s The Month for Romance, But Is your Back Pain Affecting Your Relationships?

It may be the time of year for chocolate hearts and roses, but if you’re suffering from chronic back pain, romance is probably the last thing on your mind. But is your back pain having a long-term negative effect on your relationships? Chronic back pain can cause major changes in your personal relationships, especially your…