A Summer of Sport Is About To Kick Off So Keep Your Back Safe

With the football World Cup kicking off in a few days time, our chiropractor at City Chiropractic Clinic in Stoke on Trent thinks it’s a good time to remind all you sport enthusiasts to keep your backs safe if you are intending on being glued to your TV this summer. Sitting for prolonged periods can…

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Back Safe Cycling

Cycling has become increasingly popular over the last few years with people taking to two wheels to exercise, get to work and have fun. However, Cycling UK want more people to get in the saddle and find out how cycling can be incorporated into their daily lives easily. With this aim, they organise Bike Week…

Keep Your Back Bag Safe

It may come as a surprise to all of you that carry around large heavy handbags that they could be causing your back a problem. Maybe some of you already know this though! Research* undertaken by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) in 2017 found that 73% of women surveyed had suffered with back pain with…

Fit In Some Exercise With A Walk To School

This week is Walk To School week and if you and your children are participating we congratulate you for taking up the challenge. Inactivity is gripping our nation and our health is suffering. As chiropractors in our busy clinic in Stoke on Trent we see this with a rise in the number of patients we…

Don’t Try These Remedies For Back Pain At Home

Members of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) have shared some of the strangest ‘cures’ back pain sufferers have told them about trying. These include applying WD40, hanging from door frames and drinking urine! Whilst these are more extreme ‘cures’, one of the most common misconceptions about back pain is that rest is the best cure.…

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Research Maps Britain’s Back and Neck Pain

To mark Chiropractic Awareness Week in April, the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has revealed the results of consumer research undertaken to measure the state of back and neck health across the whole of Britain. The BCA has developed a map showing the variations across the country, these variations include: how each region is being proactive…

Will National Gardening Week Inspire You?

National Gardening Week runs between the 30th April and 6th May. This year the aim of the week is to encourage gardeners to share their love of gardening. Gardening is a great activity for all, from the very young to the more mature. It not only keeps us active, it also gets us outdoors. Gardening…

It’s Time To Sit Less & Move More

Have you considered how long you spend sitting every day? If you are like most British people you will be spending on average 8.9 hours a day sitting. That’s a lot of time! Increasing bodies of research show that sitting for prolonged periods of time can lead to increased risks of a number of health…

Golfers Keep Your Backs Safe

As the days lengthen and the weather warms up (hopefully), golfers will be taking to golf courses in greater numbers. At City Chiropractic in Stoke on Trent our team of chiropractors encourage everyone to get outdoors and get active. Golf is a great activity as it offers both. However, golf is not immune from putting…

Movement and Physical Activity Best Treatment For Back Pain

If you are suffering low back pain then you’re not alone. Unfortunately low back pain is on the increase across the world. Of course if you are suffering low back pain right now this is of little consolation to you. However, new research published in The Lancet, a prestigious medical journey has highlighted the best…