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…

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…

Period Cramps And Back Pain

Period Cramps And Back Pain

You shouldn’t have to put up with severe back pain during your periods. Nine out of ten women experience back pain alongside menstrual cramps but it’s rarely studied or even talked about. Why does it happen? And is there anything you can do about it? Can Periods Cause Back Pain? Hormones called prostaglandins are released…

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…

From Back Pain to Depression: An Unbreakable Loop?

From Back Pain to Depression: An Unbreakable Loop?

Have you noticed how low mood and low back pain seem to go together? Research into how exactly the two are linked has been going on for years. Studies have looked at whether depression itself increases the risk of low back pain or if low back pain increases the risk of depression. Now breakthrough new…

Should You Take Ibuprofen For Back Pain?

Should You Take Ibuprofen For Back Pain?

If you’re suffering with a flare up in your back, the first thing you may want to do is reach for the painkillers. Occasional use of ibuprofen, the key ingredient in Nurofen, may offer short-term relief, but relying on painkillers for persistent back pain will do more harm than good. New research shows that regular…

Chronic Inflammation - Can Chiropractors Help?

Chronic Inflammation – Can Chiropractors Help?

After an injury or an illness, the body needs to get itself back into ideal balance, called homeostasis, as quickly as possible. Your immune system sends out white blood cells and other immune cells to the injured area to mop up infections. Swelling occurs to contain any toxins. If you’ve cut your knee for example,…

Ease Pain Using Your Brain

Ease Pain Using Your Brain

Easing pain using your brain is easier than you think. Here’s how… Nerves are really efficient at delivering pain messages to the brain and telling us what we need to pay attention to. But can we turn off the nerves once we’ve listened to the message? No, not entirely, but we can turn down the…

Can Chiropractic Treatment Help Arthritis?

Can Chiropractic Treatment Help Arthritis?

The term arthritis covers many joint conditions. The symptoms are usually stiffness, reduced mobility and often (but not always) pain. Arthritis often appears after a long period of dysfunction and it can be a result of injury, wear and tear, autoimmune disorders or genetic predisposition. Osteoarthritis is the commonest type of arthritis and is almost…