Walk Your Way Out Of Pain - Brighton Chiropractor on Why Walking Is Essential For Healing Back Pain

Walk Your Way Out Of Pain – Brighton Chiropractor on Why Walking Is Essential For Healing Back Pain

You may have heard that we need to walk 10,000 steps a day. But where does this idea come from? The answer is a campaign from the 1960’s to advertise the Manpo-kei, otherwise known as the ‘10,000 steps meter’. This was chosen for its simplicity and as a way of marketing a product, but not…

Making Sense Of Back Pain Terminology: Brighton Chiropractors Explain

Making Sense Of Back Pain Terminology: Brighton Chiropractors Explain

Have you ever been alarmed by online information about back pain and wondered if it applies to you? Terms like ‘spinal misalignment’ or ‘dislocation’ are sometimes used very loosely on the internet, which can lead to misunderstandings. You might be left wondering how a vertebra (which is firmly attached to all the other vertebrae in…

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? Brighton Chiropractor Explains.

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? Brighton Chiropractor Explains.

Disc bulges, also called disc prolapse, disc herniation or slipped disc are common in the spine but most don’t cause any symptoms. When they do cause symptoms you can get back pain and sciatica. With the right chiropractic care most get better in a few weeks. Sometimes, however, the disc bulge is so big it…

Is it safe to take children to Brighton Chiropractors?

Is it safe to take children to Brighton Chiropractors?

Our chiropractors in Brighton see lots of children with back, neck and shoulder pain. Heavy school bags, poor posture and over-use of screens all contribute to spine and muscle issues in school-age children. Unfortunately, this discomfort is frequently overlooked by parents, as it may not be talked about at home, although the mechanical causes of…

W.H.O. Endorses Chiropractic Treatment 

W.H.O. Endorses Chiropractic Treatment 

We’re EPIC! We really are – our chiropractic care in Brighton uses an Evidence-based, People-Centred, Interprofessional and Collaborative approach to caring for your back. We’re excited about this because the latest World Health Organisation guidelines (December 2023) endorse this combination of approaches as the best way to manage chronic low back pain without surgery. At their…

Lower Back Pain While Walking - Brighton Chiropractor On How To Find Relief

Lower Back Pain While Walking – Brighton Chiropractor On How To Find Relief

Walking is a simple and effective way to maintain your spinal health. However, for many people, what should be an enjoyable experience can become a painful one due to lower back discomfort. If you’ve ever experienced this, you know how frustrating it can be.   Lower back discomfort while walking can manifest in a variety of…

Dynamic Sitting - The Easiest Way To Keep Moving At Work

Dynamic Sitting – The Easiest Way To Keep Moving At Work

Did you know that your spine needs almost constant movement to stay healthy?  Many people think that the spine needs to remain as straight as possible all the time. In fact, it has a natural S-shaped curve of its own. It consists of 33 bones stacked on top of each other, all with joints in…

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…

What You Need To Know About Stretching

What You Need To Know About Stretching

Stretching comes naturally to the human body. Not only does it free up our muscles and improve our flexibility, it also serves as a ‘reset’ to the mind and helps us to become more alert. It feels good, refreshes us and can help us to move more freely.  But is it really the case that…

Migraines: Don't Suffer In Silence

Migraines: Don’t Suffer In Silence

Migraines are a common problem and you shouldn’t have to put up with them.  The NHS estimates that around 6 million people regularly suffer from debilitating headaches every year. As it’s Migraine Awareness Week 2023, we’re going to explore why they happen and give you some easy, actionable tips to start your road to recovery. …