Air travel with back pain - Brighton chiropractor's top tips

Air travel with back pain – Brighton chiropractor’s top tips

If you suffer from back pain, air travel can be daunting. Cramped airline seats and heavy luggage as well as a general change in routine can sometimes cause existing back problems to flare up. But travelling doesn’t have to be hard on your back.  Avoiding back pain during and after air travel is all about…

Back Pain In Children - Brighton Chiropractor On How To Solve A Hidden Problem

Back Pain In Children – Brighton Chiropractor On How To Solve A Hidden Problem

Under-18s are not immune to back pain. About a third of children experience neck and back pain, with about a quarter of those enduring two or three episodes yearly. The school years involve carrying heavy books and equipment in backpacks, sitting at desks for hours and bending over screens – no wonder the young have…

Referred Pain: How Can Back Pain Feel Like Arm Pain?

Referred Pain: How Can Back Pain Feel Like Arm Pain?

Pain in your back tells you when something’s not right but it’s not particularly good at telling you exactly what’s wrong. You might feel a ‘referred pain’ in quite another part of the body – down your arms, your legs, just in a couple of fingers or even in patches on your back  – and…

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. But now…

Migraine: The Vitamin D Connection

Migraine: The Vitamin D Connection

Migraines are more than just headaches. They are often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and visual disturbances. They are a common problem for patients at our Brighton chiropractic clinic. While there are various triggers for migraines, ranging from stress to certain foods, research suggests that a deficiency in…

Is it safe to take children to Brighton Chiropractors?

Is it safe to take children to Brighton Chiropractors?

Our chiropractors in Brighton see lots of children with back, neck and shoulder pain. Heavy school bags, poor posture and over-use of screens all contribute to spine and muscle issues in school-age children. Unfortunately, this discomfort is frequently overlooked by parents, as it may not be talked about at home, although the mechanical causes of…

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…

Pain in your jaw? It might be TMJ Disorder 

Pain in your jaw? It might be TMJ Disorder 

Pain in your face or jaw… earache or tinnitus… clicking or crunching sounds when you eat…  our chiropractors in Brighton see these symptoms all the time and they all have something in common – they’re all signs of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.  Also known as TMJ Disorder or TMJD, this is a common complaint that varies…

Can Chiropractic Treatment Help Vertigo?

Can Chiropractic Treatment Help Vertigo?

Do you ever feel dizzy and nauseous? Here in Brighton our chiropractors commonly treat that unpleasant sensation of being all at sea (with the accompanying sea sickness). Dizziness or vertigo may have several causes, such as infection of the inner ear (labyrinthitis) or be the result of a neck injury like whiplash. An increase in…

Dynamic Sitting - The Easiest Way To Keep Moving At Work

Dynamic Sitting – The Easiest Way To Keep Moving At Work

Did you know that your spine needs almost constant movement to stay healthy?  Many people think that the spine needs to remain as straight as possible all the time. In fact, it has a natural S-shaped curve of its own. It consists of 33 bones stacked on top of each other, all with joints in…