Walk Your Way Out Of Pain - Brighton Chiropractor on Why Walking Is Essential For Healing Back Pain

Walk Your Way Out Of Pain – Brighton Chiropractor on Why Walking Is Essential For Healing Back Pain

You may have heard that we need to walk 10,000 steps a day. But where does this idea come from? The answer is a campaign from the 1960’s to advertise the Manpo-kei, otherwise known as the ‘10,000 steps meter’. This was chosen for its simplicity and as a way of marketing a product, but not…

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…

Repetitive Strain Injury - Brighton Physio On How To Find Relief At Home 

Repetitive Strain Injury – Brighton Physio On How To Find Relief At Home 

In a world dominated by technology and desk-bound jobs, our bodies often bear the brunt of repetitive strain injuries, also known as RSI. The term RSI encompasses a wide spectrum of conditions that affect soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves due to repeated exertions of a body part resulting in pain, weakness,…

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…

Lower Back Pain While Walking - Brighton Chiropractor On How To Find Relief

Lower Back Pain While Walking – Brighton Chiropractor On How To Find Relief

Walking is a simple and effective way to maintain your spinal health. However, for many people, what should be an enjoyable experience can become a painful one due to lower back discomfort. If you’ve ever experienced this, you know how frustrating it can be.   Lower back discomfort while walking can manifest in a variety of…

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…

What You Need To Know About Stretching

What You Need To Know About Stretching

Stretching comes naturally to the human body. Not only does it free up our muscles and improve our flexibility, it also serves as a ‘reset’ to the mind and helps us to become more alert. It feels good, refreshes us and can help us to move more freely.  But is it really the case that…

Heel Pain - Causes And Solutions

Heel Pain – Causes And Solutions

You needn’t let heel pain slow you down this summer. It can strike out of the blue and has a number of different causes. Not only can it ruin a nice walk, it can also cause long term disruptions to your fitness plans. So what causes heel pain? Does the answer lie in your footwear,…

Acupuncture For Chronic Pain: Everything You Need To Know

Acupuncture For Chronic Pain: Everything You Need To Know

Thinking of trying acupuncture to help your chronic pain? Here’s everything you need to know about this amazing alternative treatment. What conditions does acupuncture treat? Acupuncture, or dry needling, is also part of physiotherapy and is the practice of inserting very thin flexible needles into targeted areas of the body. It has roots in ancient…