Hypermobile Joints And Back Pain - How Brighton Chiropractors Can Help

Hypermobile Joints And Back Pain – How Brighton Chiropractors Can Help

Back pain is commonly caused by joint stiffness but sometimes too much movement can become a problem. We usually think of being very flexible as a great thing. Athletes, yoga practitioners and children are so lithe and limber that we tend to envy them. But when does joint flexibility become hypermobility? Read on to find…

Go From Exhausted To Energised - Tips From A Brighton Chiropractor

Go From Exhausted To Energised – Tips From A Brighton Chiropractor

If you’re coming out of the long winter full of aches and pains, you’re not alone. During the colder months, our activity level often decreases, leading to tense muscles, exacerbated back pain and tech neck.  Cold and rainy weather is known for making chronic pain feel worse and seems to contribute to flare ups… if…

What Can You Do To Speed Up Recovery? Brighton Chiropractor Tells All

What Can You Do To Speed Up Recovery? Brighton Chiropractor Tells All

There’s nothing more frustrating than finding that the path to recovery is longer than you expected. The cause of back pain is highly individual, often brought on by a combination of different factors, some of which you might not even be aware of. This means that no two journeys will be the same, even within…

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…

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…

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…

Shoulder Pain And Sleeping

Shoulder Pain And Sleeping

Painful shoulders make for restless nights. A rotator cuff injury or frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) will naturally affect your sleep but sometimes your sleeping position itself can contribute to shoulder pain. Long-term ailments such as a shoulder impingement are made worse by the pressure caused by those nightly hours spent crunched up in sleep. Many…

Top Tips To Avoid Tennis Injuries

Top Tips To Avoid Tennis Injuries

Watching Wimbledon and getting tennis envy? Here are Sundial’s top tips for avoiding injury, staying comfortable and making the most out of your game – courtesy of our physiotherapist, former tennis international, Khee Yen Wee.   Wear the right shoes Playing tennis involves a lot of stops, starts and short sprints, so it’s essential to…

Blood Pressure and Back Pain - What You Need To Know

Blood Pressure and Back Pain – What You Need To Know

High blood pressure, or hypertension as it’s known, isn’t often a concern when it comes to short-term back pain, but if it sticks around, you can get stuck in a vicious cycle.  When experiencing ongoing pain, electrical signals from your brain regularly stimulate the sympathetic nervous system in your body, especially in and around your…

Walking Away From Back Pain

Walking Away From Back Pain

When you’re suffering from back pain, going for a walk might be the last thing you want to do. You might feel you can hardly stand upright, let alone stride out. However, there is plenty of evidence to show that walking will help you both mentally and physically by keeping you flexible, strengthening your muscles…