Hypermobile Joints And Back Pain - How Brighton Chiropractors Can Help

Hypermobile Joints And Back Pain – How Brighton Chiropractors Can Help

Back pain is commonly caused by joint stiffness but sometimes too much movement can become a problem. We usually think of being very flexible as a great thing. Athletes, yoga practitioners and children are so lithe and limber that we tend to envy them. But when does joint flexibility become hypermobility? Read on to find…

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…

How Can You Avoid A Slipped Disc?

How Can You Avoid A Slipped Disc?

A slipped disc is a common injury and can be very painful – but how can you avoid getting one? Slipped discs are also known as herniated, prolapsed, bulging or ruptured discs and, despite the name, the disc doesn’t actually slip anywhere. These discs are the cushions which lie between each vertebra, acting as shock…

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…

Don't Risk Tennis Injuries: Top Tips For Choosing Your Racket

Don’t Risk Tennis Injuries: Top Tips For Choosing Your Racket

Love tennis but hate tennis injuries? Wimbledon has rolled round again and you might be feeling inspired to get out on the court. It’s fantastic exercise, of course, but carries a risk of strains and sprains. It’s not necessarily your technique which is at fault – you also need to get the right hardware for…

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…

From Back Pain to Depression: An Unbreakable Loop?

From Back Pain to Depression: An Unbreakable Loop?

Have you noticed how low mood and low back pain seem to go together? Research into how exactly the two are linked has been going on for years. Studies have looked at whether depression itself increases the risk of low back pain or if low back pain increases the risk of depression. Now breakthrough new…

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…

Ease Pain Using Your Brain

Ease Pain Using Your Brain

Easing pain using your brain is easier than you think. Here’s how… Nerves are really efficient at delivering pain messages to the brain and telling us what we need to pay attention to. But can we turn off the nerves once we’ve listened to the message? No, not entirely, but we can turn down the…

Does smoking make joint pain worse?

Does smoking make joint pain worse?

It’s Stoptober again – and you probably already know many reasons to quit tobacco and become a non-smoker. We hardly need tell you again about cancer, strokes and heart disease. But did you know that smoking affects the musculoskeletal system too? It increases the risk of developing conditions in joints and bones and makes recovery…