Top Tips To Treat Runner's Knee

Top Tips To Treat Runner’s Knee

Do you have knee pain brought on by running? You could be suffering from Chronic Patellar Tendinopathy or Runner’s Knee. Regular strain from exercise can lead to conditions like Patellar Tendinopathy. This is a condition also sometimes referred to as Jumper’s Knee: an overuse injury characterised by inflammation of the tendon attached to the bottom…

Seven top tips for better walking

Seven top tips for better walking

Do we really need to walk 10,000 steps a day? Well no, because this number has no real research backing it up. Actually it was a Japanese manufacturer who came up with it in 1965 when they made a device called the Manpo-kei which translates to the 10,000 steps meter. It was marketing, not health…

Low Impact Exercise For Bad Backs And Knees

Low Impact Exercise For Bad Backs And Knees

A good workout doesn’t have to include jumping or jogging to be effective. In fact, high impact exercises can be jarring on the body or joints, placing you at greater risk of injuries. If it’s right for you, low impact exercises can improve your fitness and health, without causing harm to your joints. Who benefits…

What Causes Inflammation?

What Causes Inflammation?

Chronic inflammation is one of the most significant health issues many of us will face today. It’s been linked to everything from chronic pain to a wide range of other mild and serious medical conditions. It’s important not to mistake acute inflammation for chronic inflammation. Acute inflammation describes your body’s natural defence mechanism against injuries…

Do foot problems cause back pain?

Do foot problems cause back pain?

Do your feet hurt? Do you have fallen arches? Could foot problems be causing back pain? A gait scan analysis might help. Gait scanning is a state of the art, computerised scan and done in a few minutes. You simply walk over a sensor plate on the floor and the technology inside scans hundreds of…

Runners MOT - Brighton Half Marathon

Runners MOT – Brighton Half Marathon

Running injuries often start with a niggle. Knee pain, muscle strain, tendon pulls, bursitis, ligament sprains and all sorts of other aches and pains are a constant reminder that marathon training and actually running it can be a hazardous business. Many people who enter for the Grand Brighton Half Marathon will not complete it because…

Knee pain in runners: the 2 most common causes

Knee pain in runners: the 2 most common causes

Knee pain running is common. With the marathons in London and Brighton we’ve seen an increase in people coming into our clinics with knee pain associated with running. The 2 most common causes of knee pain in runners are “Runners knee” and ITB syndrome. In this posting we’ll talk about runners knee pain, what it…

How to prevent running injuries? - Runners MOT

How to prevent running injuries? – Runners MOT

Knee pain, muscle strain, tendon pulls, bursitis, ligament sprains and all sorts of other aches and pains are a constant reminder that marathon training and actually running it can be a hazardous business. One in five people who enter for the Brighton Marathon will not complete it because of injury. We aim make sure you…

What’s a proven therapy for knee pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, depression and many others?

Watch this fascinating video to find out. Whilst our Brighton chiropractors and physiotherapists treat loads of bone and joint problems our effectiveness is often enhanced by the approach so brilliantly illustrated in this video by Dr Mike Evans. If your looking for a New Years resolution to improve your health there cannot be a better…

Foot, Knee or Hip pain - A Simple Solution

Foot, Knee or Hip pain – A Simple Solution

If you ever get foot knee or hip pain on standing or walking for a while, then you’ll know the misery that this can cause. Fortunately, there is a simple solution. Here at Sundial we use Superfeet orthotics to help ease the discomfort. In this short video Brighton chiropractor Matthew Bennett talks about the causes…