Is Your Low Back Pain Caused By Your Sacroiliac Joint?

Is Your Low Back Pain Caused By Your Sacroiliac Joint?

Back pain causes can be difficult to diagnose without specialist knowledge. How do you know if it’s your discs, your muscles, your hips or sacroiliac joints? Inflammation or dysfunction of the sacroiliac (SI) joints produces symptoms that mimic many other back problems. The SI joints are in the pelvis and located where the sacrum joins…

Why Brighton Chiropractors Recommend Regular Preventative Treatment To Ward Off Back Pain

Why Brighton Chiropractors Recommend Regular Preventative Treatment To Ward Off Back Pain

Have you ever been tempted to drop out of treatment once you start to feel better? That painful lower back problem is a thing of the past; you’re feeling well on the way to recovery – and it might look logical to save time and money by cutting out your chiropractic treatment. Unfortunately, the nasty…

Coccyx Pain Relief With Brighton Chiropractors

Coccyx Pain Relief With Brighton Chiropractors

Have you ever slipped and managed to land with a sharp bump on your tailbone? That little bone you just landed on is called the coccyx and can cause excruciating pain when damaged. Its triangular shape is formed of four small fused bones right at the base of your spine, and is often referred to…

How Can You Avoid A Slipped Disc?

How Can You Avoid A Slipped Disc?

A slipped disc is a common injury and can be very painful – but how can you avoid getting one? Slipped discs are also known as herniated, prolapsed, bulging or ruptured discs and, despite the name, the disc doesn’t actually slip anywhere. These discs are the cushions which lie between each vertebra, acting as shock…

Daily Back Pain Relief

Daily Back Pain Relief

We believe you shouldn’t have to struggle with daily back pain. We want to share a few simple lifestyle changes and some healthy habits you can build into your routine to really help keep stiffness, sore backs and inconvenience at bay. In a recent study, we found that 73% of the British public struggle with…

Don't Risk Tennis Injuries: Top Tips For Choosing Your Racket

Don’t Risk Tennis Injuries: Top Tips For Choosing Your Racket

Love tennis but hate tennis injuries? Wimbledon has rolled round again and you might be feeling inspired to get out on the court. It’s fantastic exercise, of course, but carries a risk of strains and sprains. It’s not necessarily your technique which is at fault – you also need to get the right hardware for…

Stop Golfer's Back Pain

Stop Golfer’s Back Pain

Don’t let back pain spoil your game. Golfing is great exercise. It has all the benefits of fresh air, long walks and cognitive challenges. But it also comes with risks, such as lower back pain, knee and shoulder strains – not to mention sunburn. Many of these problems can be avoided with a little preparation…

Prevent Back Pain - Things You Shouldn't Do This Summer

Prevent Back Pain – Things You Shouldn’t Do This Summer

Your back’s feeling good at last. It’s been hurting and now, with time and the right treatment, it’s feeling better. You plunge into your life as if nothing had happened – and in a few weeks, you’re back where you started. What went wrong? You may have slipped back into the habits which caused the…

Walking Away From Back Pain

Walking Away From Back Pain

When you’re suffering from back pain, going for a walk might be the last thing you want to do. You might feel you can hardly stand upright, let alone stride out. However, there is plenty of evidence to show that walking will help you both mentally and physically by keeping you flexible, strengthening your muscles…

Emergency! What To Do For Sudden Acute Back Pain

Emergency! What To Do For Sudden Acute Back Pain

Sometimes you’re just doing a simple, everyday movement – and zap! Your back goes into spasm. The pain is suddenly excruciating, you’re frightened to move and have no idea what’s happening to you. This kind of situation feels like an emergency because the signals your brain is receiving are alerting you to potentially serious tissue…