Plantar Fasciitis: Foot And Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis: Foot And Heel Pain

Do you get a sharp pain in your heel, arch and foot when you get out of bed? This can be caused by problems with your plantar fascia. That’s the tight band of connective tissue that runs forward from the heel of your foot and fans out into five bands to the base of your…

Is Your Low Back Pain Caused By Your Sacroiliac Joint?

Is Your Low Back Pain Caused By Your Sacroiliac Joint?

Back pain causes can be difficult to diagnose without specialist knowledge. How do you know if it’s your discs, your muscles, your hips or sacroiliac joints? Inflammation or dysfunction of the sacroiliac (SI) joints produces symptoms that mimic many other back problems. The SI joints are in the pelvis and located where the sacrum joins…

Coccyx Pain Relief With Brighton Chiropractors

Coccyx Pain Relief With Brighton Chiropractors

Have you ever slipped and managed to land with a sharp bump on your tailbone? That little bone you just landed on is called the coccyx and can cause excruciating pain when damaged. Its triangular shape is formed of four small fused bones right at the base of your spine, and is often referred to…

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…

The Hidden Cause Of Neck Pain

The Hidden Cause Of Neck Pain

A pain in the neck is the last thing you want these days. Working on screens and phones means everyone’s in danger of stressing the neck muscles and cervical spine. Chiropractors can perform manual adjustments in this area but did you know there’s a simple exercise you can do to stabilise your neck and relieve…

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…

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…

Don't Risk Tennis Injuries: Top Tips For Choosing Your Racket

Don’t Risk Tennis Injuries: Top Tips For Choosing Your Racket

Love tennis but hate tennis injuries? Wimbledon has rolled round again and you might be feeling inspired to get out on the court. It’s fantastic exercise, of course, but carries a risk of strains and sprains. It’s not necessarily your technique which is at fault – you also need to get the right hardware for…

Prevent Back Pain - Things You Shouldn't Do This Summer

Prevent Back Pain – Things You Shouldn’t Do This Summer

Your back’s feeling good at last. It’s been hurting and now, with time and the right treatment, it’s feeling better. You plunge into your life as if nothing had happened – and in a few weeks, you’re back where you started. What went wrong? You may have slipped back into the habits which caused the…

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…