As chiropractors, we help people with all sorts of joint, muscle and nerve problems. But these issues are complex, and there are so many things that we can all do differently to help keep our bodies in top condition.
This page contains advice articles to help you better understand the causes of nerve, muscle and joint problems, as well as case-studies so that you don’t have to learn things the hard way.
Some articles also provide handy self-help hints and tips to help you when you are in pain, others discuss prevention strategies and exercises.
Our chiropractors write all of these articles and case-studies, incorporating recent research where applicable, so that you can be sure the information you are reading is up to date and correct.
1. How many sessions will I need? Knowing your prognosis, ie. how quickly you are likely to get better, can be very reassuring if you are in pain. Being able to answer this also means that your chiropractor has thought through a treatment plan. For conditions such as back pain and neck pain, guidelines exist… Read more
One of the most commonly espoused causative factors of lower back pain is height. If you are tall and have a bad back, chances are you have been told your height is to blame at one point or another. But does being tall mean that you are more likely to have a bad back? And… Read more
Our chiropractors are trained in sports-taping and may use it as part of your treatment, but what for? What does sports tape do, and is it only something for athletes? Serena Williams, Cristiano Ronaldo, Maro Itoje, Mo Farah, Andy Murray, to name just a few, sports taping is used by almost all athletes at one… Read more
Case Study – Mr F A high-level cricketer, trying to break into the professional ranks, but with a bad back. Before Seeing The Chiropractor Mr F is 19 years old. He has been playing cricket since he can remember and is currently playing first team cricket in the top division of the amateur game. He… Read more
Case Study – Mr G This was a really interesting case, demonstrating the importance of turning over every stone. Before seeing the chiropractor Mr G presented with a two year history of pins and needles (paraesthesias) and tightness affecting both of his big toes. Mr G had been to his GP several times. Correctly, his… Read more