Brighton Chiropractor On Why Pain May Increase After First Treatment

Brighton Chiropractor On Why Pain May Increase After First Treatment

For many people, chiropractic treatment makes their pain improve almost immediately. But this isn’t guaranteed to be the case.  There’s nothing more frustrating than taking the first steps towards improving your back pain, and then finding you feel worse after your first treatment. This is an understandable cause of concern, but we’re here to assure…

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…

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…

Neck hump? Brighton chiropractor shares top tips

Neck hump? Brighton chiropractor shares top tips

You might notice you’re developing a bit of a hump – also called Dowager’s or Buffalo Hump – and think it’s entirely caused by poor posture. It’s true that heads are heavy. They weigh on average about 5 kg (11lb) – more than most newborn babies. This weight is balanced on seven vertebrae, stabilised by…

Pain in your jaw? It might be TMJ Disorder 

Pain in your jaw? It might be TMJ Disorder 

Pain in your face or jaw… earache or tinnitus… clicking or crunching sounds when you eat…  our chiropractors in Brighton see these symptoms all the time and they all have something in common – they’re all signs of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.  Also known as TMJ Disorder or TMJD, this is a common complaint that varies…

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…

Back Pain In Pregnancy: Can A Chiropractor Help?

Back Pain In Pregnancy: Can A Chiropractor Help?

Pregnancy is a risk factor for back pain – but what can a chiropractor do to help?  We know that up to 72% of pregnant women suffer from back pain and some issues may not resolve satisfactorily. A recent study looked at the correlation between pregnancy, childbirth and functionally-limiting back pain. It found that 85%…

Is It Normal To Feel Worse After Chiropractic Treatment?

Is It Normal To Feel Worse After Chiropractic Treatment?

For most people, chiropractic treatment makes their pain improve almost immediately. But this isn’t guaranteed to be the case.  There’s nothing more frustrating than making the first steps towards improving your back pain, and then finding you feel worse after your first treatment. This is an understandable cause of concern for chiropractic patients, but we’re…

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 - a pain in the neck

Headaches – a pain in the neck

Headaches can sometimes be caused by neck problems in disguise. This type of headache is called a cervicogenic headache. Evidence for the best way to treat this type of headache has been lacking – until now. Cervicogenic headaches may respond well to manipulation, mobilisation and specific exercises a new study shows. This is good news…