Headache Medication Can Cause Headaches

Headache Medication Can Cause Headaches

One of the primary side effects of many prevalent headache medications is, well…more headaches! That’s right. Rebound headaches are often caused by the same medicine you use to find relief. Even taking painkillers for more than just a few days may trigger overuse, or rebound, headaches. If you find yourself reaching for over-the-counter pain medication…

How to Get Rid of Daily Headaches

How to Get Rid of Daily Headaches

If you notice that your headaches are becoming more frequent and intense you may have so-called tension-type headaches. Tension headaches can make daily life challenging.  They usually last for 30 minutes to several hours, but can last for several days. They can become more and more frequent so they can feel like they are there…

Why Pro Athletes Choose Chiropractic

Why Pro Athletes Choose Chiropractic

For over 100 years, professional athletes of all kinds have used chiropractic care to recover, reduce their likelihood of injury, and even get an edge in performance. And what used to be a secret is now well-known. Chiropractic care is used by sports teams from high schools right up through to the pros. Why it…

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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…

Our new treatment option without the clicks or pops

Our new treatment option without the clicks or pops

Many people don’t like the clicks and pops associated with spinal manipulation by chiropractors. We have a new treatment option without the clicks or pops that uses a sophisticated instrument to give gentle taps. It unlocks stiff joints, restores movement and relieves pain using a series of impulses that gently mobilise your spine to restore…

Headaches - the hidden cause

Headaches – the hidden cause

Anyone who has suffered from regular headaches knows how unpleasant and disrupting they can be. Many headache sufferers find it difficult to concentrate, to work or even carry out simple activities without feeling grumpy. Jamie’s story Jamie came to me here at Sundial because of six years of headaches that were affecting his work and his…

Neck pain treatment - what works?

Neck pain treatment – what works?

Neck pain is remarkably common with nearly half of us suffering at one time or another. Worst of all it keeps coming back.  Many different types of treatment are currently used so which ones should you choose if you have neck pain? A recent review into the best ways to treat neck pain has just been…

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…

Soreness after chiropractic care

Soreness after chiropractic care

Mild adverse reactions to chiropractic care are quite common. Sometimes this is normal, in much the same way that soreness after unaccustomed exercise can occur. A new study sheds further light on what might be considered normal in conditions like back and neck pain that tends to come and go anyway. Researchers at Murdoch University…

Headaches in children part 2 - treatment

Headaches in children part 2 – treatment

Headaches in children are common. What can be done to help? Here at Sundial our first line of treatment is chiropractic care. We often find joints at the top of the neck have become stiff or locked. The nerves around the joints get irritated and can lead to muscle spasm which can cause childhood headaches.…