Back to Work, Back to Stress?

Christmas 2016 is now a thing of the past and it’s back to the grind of the old 9-5! But returning to work doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom! Here our Stoke on Trent chiropractor shares two great tips to nip back-to-work stress in the bud:  1: Arrange Treats A whole year ahead…

Brrrr. Warm Up Your Health This Winter- With Milk!

Did you know that you’re about 80% more likely to catch a cold during the winter? Did you also know that drinking milk is a great way to keep your immune system in tip-top condition? Sure, the glistening frost that greets you every morning may not exactly motivate you into getting up, getting out and…

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…

Has 2016 Been Kind to Your Health?

With 2016 soon coming to an end, many of us will start to reflect on the year gone by. But while most of us will evaluate how kind 2016 has been to us in terms of prosperity, growth and emotional well-being, it’s crucial that we assess how healthy we’ve been over the year, too. According…

Keep Calm and Carry On at Christmastime!

Just like fish and chips or Ant and Dec, Christmastime and stress seem to go hand in hand. But while a plate of crispy chips aren’t quite the same without a chunky piece of cod and each of the Geordie cheeky chappies just doesn’t have the same appeal without their sidekick, Christmastime and stress is…

Three Easy Ways to Avoid RSI

If you spend a significant amount of time in front of a computer or laptop, you could be at risk of developing Repetitive Strain Injury. Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is a potentially disabling illness which develops as a result of prolonged repetitive hand movements. Symptoms can include shooting or stabbing pains in the hands, wrists,…

Too Young for Chronic Back Pain?

While chronic back pain is common in adults, children and teenagers are much more resilient. Their flexibility means they rarely suffer the same types of back complaints as adults. In fact, chronic back pain is so unusual in young children that a complaint of such pain usually warrants a prompt and detailed medical consultation. According…

How Long Should a Back Injury Take to Heal?

Most cases of acute (short-term) lower back pain are the result of damage to the muscles or ligaments of the lower back. While muscle or ligament strains don’t sound like serious injuries, the pain they present can be severe enough to warrant a trip to a chiropractor or hospital. The good news is that the…

Halloween Special: Just How Scary Back Pain Can Be!

Forget the horror of Halloween, if you suffer from chronic back pain, you’ll know all too well what a real living nightmare feels like! Sleep deprivation, feeling incapacitated, frustration, isolation, lack of understanding from family or friends… The list goes on. Chronic pain is no joke. According to our Stoke on Trent chiropractor, too many…

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Is Working From Home Ruining Your Back Health?

If you juggle work with family life, have out of office duties or you live far away from your workplace, working from home may seem like an attractive option. You can work from the comfort of your own room (even in your favourite old pyjamas if you like), you don’t have to deal with any…