Back Pain - do lumbar support belts work?

Back Pain – do lumbar support belts work?

If you get back pain you may have wondered at some point if a lumbar support belt would help. You may need help with a current bout of back pain or be interested in preventing future episodes of back pain. If so, this should help make your mind up. Back belts are supposed to work…

Richard helps lead breakthrough in antibiotic treatment for back pain

Richard helps lead breakthrough in antibiotic treatment for back pain

Back pain treatment breakthroughs are rare. Yesterday the most important breakthrough in back pain care in a generation was announced.  It has been found that antibiotic treatment may hold the key for millions of back sufferers. A top research team found that some chronic, long-standing back pain is caused by an infection.  The researchers estimated…

The hidden dangers of Christmas: Top Tips to avoid back pain

The hidden dangers of Christmas: Top Tips to avoid back pain

Never mind the feeling of being more stuffed than the Christmas turkey there are other hidden dangers lurking around the Christmas tree. Turkey Lifters Back, Shoppers Shoulder, TV Remote Thumb may not be well known but they stalk the unwary festival reveler just the same. Ok maybe some of those names are made up but…

Back pain - what car is best?

Back pain – what car is best?

Previously, Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bennett, looked at what causes back pain in cars. As we saw, correct adjustment of your car seat will help. Seats are partly to blame but that is not the whole story. Poorly positioned pedals and steering wheels can make a bad problem worse. So what is the ideal car for…

Preventing Back Pain on Holiday and Chiropractor Treatment Abroad

Preventing Back Pain on Holiday and Chiropractor Treatment Abroad

Back pain on holiday is very common. One of the biggest causes is lack of activity and an already stiff spine. Mobilising the spine and a few simple exercises are often enough to prevent back pain from spoiling your holiday. In daily life we are often fairly active even if we work behind a desk.…