Perfect Posture: Brighton Chiropractor Exposes the Myth

Perfect Posture: Brighton Chiropractor Exposes the Myth

We’ve all heard the importance of good posture, but what does this mean exactly? Read on to find out the truth about the most common posture-related myths out there.  Myth: Most People Have Bad Posture You might have heard that bad posture is a common problem, or even that sitting in a hunched position can…

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…

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…

The Hidden Cause Of Neck Pain

The Hidden Cause Of Neck Pain

A pain in the neck is the last thing you want these days. Working on screens and phones means everyone’s in danger of stressing the neck muscles and cervical spine. Chiropractors can perform manual adjustments in this area but did you know there’s a simple exercise you can do to stabilise your neck and relieve…

It’s Time To Stop Back Pain At Work

It’s Time To Stop Back Pain At Work

It’s Happiness At Work Week 2023! It’s time to put a stop to chronic pain in the workplace.  Whether your job is desk-based or physical or somewhere in-between, back pain can strike at any time due to daily habits, posture, lack of exercise or too much heavy-lifting. Many people hesitate to find help as they…

Lower Back Pain - 7 Top Tips For Hairdressers 

Lower Back Pain – 7 Top Tips For Hairdressers 

Standing up for hours, leaning forward with your head tilted down… it’s not surprising that being a hairdresser or barber is tough on your back – a study conducted in America found that it’s one of the top fifteen high-risk occupations for developing lower back pain. Uncomfortable postures, long hours, washing clients’ hair and stress…

What exactly is your 'core' and should you strengthen it?

What exactly is your ‘core’ and should you strengthen it?

In exercise, we hear a lot about engaging our core. Most people think this means the abdominal area, but it also refers to the muscles in your hips, lower back and pelvis, all of which help you to support your spine. You may worry that back pain is caused, at least partially, by a weak…

5 Top Tips to Prevent Neck Pain At Christmas

5 Top Tips to Prevent Neck Pain At Christmas

It’s very common to feel aches and pains when it’s cold out. This is because we tense up in an effort to keep warm, and we’re also reluctant to get as much exercise as usual. This means that if you suffer from neck pain, winter and Christmas time can be a bit of a struggle.…

Look After Your Back for Christmas with Sundial’s Do’s and Don’ts

Look After Your Back for Christmas with Sundial’s Do’s and Don’ts

As the Christmas holidays are almost here, it’s time to look forward to staying at home in the warm, sitting down for longer than usual and (quite possibly) eating rather a lot of nice food. The build-up to Christmas can be frenetic and the stress certainly takes its toll . At Sundial we often notice…