Bupa and Axa  PPP cover our chiropractors and physio's in Brighton

Bupa and Axa PPP cover our chiropractors and physio’s in Brighton

Here at Sundial Clinics, Brighton we often get asked if patients can claim their fees back from their health insurance companies. Most of the time, you can. At Sundial we have chiropractors and physiotherapists who are recognised by both Bupa and Axa PPP.   Both these private health insurers have a restricted list of recognised practitioners…

Back pain treatment needs a rethink

Back pain treatment needs a rethink

Back pain patients in Brighton and Hove might be able to access chiropractic and osteopathy on the NHS next year. The local Clinical Commissioning Group is currently considering this option. This will give local residents access to a wider range of treatments than are available currently. An article in the British Medical Journal two years…

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…

Brighton Chiropractor and physiotherapist working together

Brighton Chiropractor and physiotherapist working together

Chiropractors and physiotherapists work together surprisingly often. One of the great advantages of having a team of practitioners at Brighton’s Sundial Clinics who can treat back or neck problems and sports injuries is that the best combination of treatments can be given. Sometimes this will mean deciding which type of practitioner is best suited eg…

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.…

Back pain, will a chiropractor get it better?

Back pain, will a chiropractor get it better?

If you go to see a chiropractor for back pain treatment in Brighton one of the important questions you want answered is “Will  a chiropractor help me get better?”  This is an important question for chiropractors too. If our treatment is not going to be effective we want to refer you quickly to another treatment.…

Chiropractic on the NHS

Chiropractic on the NHS

Do you think chiropractic should be available on the NHS? A new study shows how effective chiropractic on the NHS can be. The research into a pilot scheme in Essex has just been published and it shows that more than 99% of patients referred were satisfied with their care. Interestingly chiropractors worked alongside osteopaths and…

Check list for choosing the best chiropractor in Brighton

Check list for choosing the best chiropractor in Brighton

Choosing a chiropractor is easy, choosing a good chiropractor takes a bit more thought. Here are a few tips to make the process more straightforward. As with choosing any professional service, recommendation by someone who has been is best. Ask around amongst friends and family. There are a million visits a year to chiropractors in…

Do orthotic insoles help with knee pain in runners? Leading Brighton Chiropractor answers

Do orthotic insoles help with knee pain in runners? Leading Brighton Chiropractor answers

Knee pain is common in runners and a common cause is the patella or knee cap. Pain caused by the patella is often called patello-femoral syndrome or PFS for short. The pain can be severe enough to stop runners going out but also occurs in other sports people and non-sports people alike. Chiropractor and physio…