The Power of Your Health Potential

The Power of Your Health Potential

Beyond Belief? “Your body’s ability to heal is greater than anyone has permitted you to believe.” Not only is that quote inspiring and thought-provoking, but we see the power of health and holistic healing in action every day in our practice in Brighton. Your body truly does have an incredible innate ability to adapt, change…

Get a massage to feel better

Get a massage to feel better

Why should I get a massage? There are a few answers to this question, but I’ll start with one – you actually don’t need to have a reason! Getting a massage is, for most people, an enjoyable experience and you don’t need to be injured or suffering before you choose to come for a treatment.…

Pain in your back and legs when walking? It could be spinal stenosis

Pain in your back and legs when walking? It could be spinal stenosis

If you have back and leg pain when walking, it could be caused by a condition called spinal stenosis in the low back. Nearly half of people in their sixties will already show signs of spinal stenosis. In one in five, this will be significant. Symptoms of spinal stenosis can include pain, numbness and weakness…

The Best Holistic Approach to Back Pain

The Best Holistic Approach to Back Pain

Physiotherapist’s guide to help you get on with your life quickly   By Tech Ding, Sundial physiotherapist   Most of us experience back pain at some point in our lives, and it can significantly change the way we do things and limit our activities. In some cases, it may feel like you can’t return to…

Do foot problems cause back pain?

Do foot problems cause back pain?

Do your feet hurt? Do you have fallen arches? Could foot problems be causing back pain? A gait scan analysis might help. Gait scanning is a state of the art, computerised scan and done in a few minutes. You simply walk over a sensor plate on the floor and the technology inside scans hundreds of…

Why Medication Isn’t Recommended for Low Back Pain

Why Medication Isn’t Recommended for Low Back Pain

At Sundial, we believe there are better ways to treat back pain than drugs. Research has shown the dangers of common medication, even over the counter non-prescription drugs with household names. Although so-called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s) can be purchased over the counter, it doesn’t mean they don’t have risks and dangers. As with any…

Mindfulness meditation for back pain relief

Mindfulness meditation for back pain relief

Decreased stress, anxiety and depression from mindfulness meditation Research has found that a Mindful approach to difficult situations can alter the way our brain works, suggesting that Mindful meditation allows people to regulate and process emotions differently. Further research reports lesser anxiety, depressive symptoms, stress and fatigue in those exposed to mindfulness. Mindfulness reduces pain…

Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bennett at WHO

My part in a worldwide campaign for better back care

by Matthew Bennett Many people with low back pain get the wrong care, causing harm to millions across the world and wasting valuable health care resources. Those are not my words but the opening to a recently published article by eminent researchers1. Why is this still happening? We know what works for back pain but…

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Video: Why does back pain return and how to prevent it

Back pain is recurrent. Back pain episodes often get worse the longer the problem is unresolved. The back can go again and again until it becomes a real problem limiting daily activities sport and work. These three easy steps can prevent back pain and make your back strong again. Back pain does not have to…

The three best back exercises to do at home

The three best back exercises to do at home

Here are the three best back exercises to do at home. The Sundial chiropractors and physio’s here in Brighton, have 4 decades of experience treating back pain successfully and have found that these simple exercises, that only take a few minutes a day, really help a bad back. Start with the easy ones and gradually…