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…

How Brighton Chiropractors Speed Up Recovery From Injury

How Brighton Chiropractors Speed Up Recovery From Injury

Pain warns you when your tissues are damaged. You can’t ignore pain signals, and you’ll often be put out of action for a while.You might notice some natural improvements after a week or two, but waiting for things to get better can be very frustrating. Is it possible that chiropractic adjustments or physio treatments can…

Is Inflammation Good Or Bad?

Is Inflammation Good Or Bad?

Swelling, redness and pain are the hallmarks of muscle strains, joint sprains and soft tissue injuries. They’re all natural reactions to trauma but reducing this painful inflammation via medication is not the best thing to do. In the past, patients were advised to take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and apply ice to inflamed areas immediately…

Common Shoulder Pain Symptoms: What You Need to Know

Should you stop exercising if your shoulder hurts? Your shoulder is one of the most complex and overused joints in the body – so should you immobilise it or keep moving? The answer to this depends on the kind of pain you’re experiencing. New activities or exercises can cause your muscles to stiffen and become…

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…

Whiplash: What To Do After A Collision

Whiplash: What To Do After A Collision

A bump in the boot from a car behind you or an emergency stop can all cause some nasty effects on the neck and back. Even worse is a full-on crash, of course. When all that forward motion (kinetic energy) gets transferred into your body, the moving parts are the ones that feel the effects…

Runners MOT - New

Runners MOT – New

Most runners know that a good warm-up and warm down routine, including stretches, is likely to minimise the risk of injury whilst running. In spite of this, the injury rate in runners is still too high, especially knee injuries. Runners are increasingly us to help prevent injuries as well as treating them once they have…