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…

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…

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…

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…

Emergency! What To Do For Sudden Acute Back Pain

Emergency! What To Do For Sudden Acute Back Pain

Sometimes you’re just doing a simple, everyday movement – and zap! Your back goes into spasm. The pain is suddenly excruciating, you’re frightened to move and have no idea what’s happening to you. This kind of situation feels like an emergency because the signals your brain is receiving are alerting you to potentially serious tissue…

Should You Take Ibuprofen For Back Pain?

Should You Take Ibuprofen For Back Pain?

If you’re suffering with a flare up in your back, the first thing you may want to do is reach for the painkillers. Occasional use of ibuprofen, the key ingredient in Nurofen, may offer short-term relief, but relying on painkillers for persistent back pain will do more harm than good. New research shows that regular…

Does Cold Make Back Pain Worse?

Does Cold Make Back Pain Worse?

It’s been nippy lately. Have you noticed that your aches and pains feel worse? It’s not your imagination. Cold weather causes muscles and ligaments to tighten up, stressing the nerves, while changes in barometric pressure can cause swelling and make the pain feel worse. Cold weather also affects blood circulation. As your body heat drops,…

New Year's Resolutions - How To Make Them Stick

New Year’s Resolutions – How To Make Them Stick

Are you planning to set yourself some health goals for 2023? There’s an ominous statistic suggesting that only 12% of people who make resolutions successfully achieve their aims. We wondered why, so we did some research to find out what actually helps people to stick to their plans. We want you to feel healthier, happier…

Sleep Better With Back Pain

Sleep Better With Back Pain

Pain and sleep don’t mix. Pain makes it more difficult to sleep, and poor sleep makes it more likely you’ll focus on pain. So what can you do if you are getting back pain during the night? Studies show that sleep impairments are likely to contribute to pain rather than pain contributing to sleep impairments…