Back Pain


Cricketer
Low Back Pain in High Level Cricketer

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

Tall Man
Do Tall People Get More Back Pain?

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

Should You Click Your Own Neck/Back?

This is something that chiropractors come across all the time. Patients present with stiffness in their neck or back that is relieved by bending their spine until a crack is heard or felt. There are rumours that clicking your own joints can cause arthritis, so here we’re going to explain exactly what happens and whether… Read more

Car
Driving Tips for Back Pain Sufferers

Lots of the problems we see at Sure Health can be put down to spending too long sitting down, and driving adds its own unique problems on top of those associated with sitting too much. For this reason, our chiropractors have compiled their top tips to stop driving from being a pain in the neck…. Read more

Age Related Back Pain
Does back pain get worse as you get older?

A common perception is that the overwhelming majority of chiropractic patients are of the retired generation, perhaps because society has the perception that our joints wear out as we get older. Certainly, the logic that a worn out joint would cause more pain than a shiny new one seems incontrovertible. But, on both counts, these… Read more

Intervertebral Disc
Disc Herniations Spontaneously Self-Repair

New research shows that two thirds of herniated discs will reabsorb, leaving scientists questioning whether surgery should be considered as a treatment option. Slipped, or herniated, discs can be an absolute nightmare if they flare up. Symptoms can range from mild tightness in the buttock or shoulder right through to incapacitating pain and weakness affecting… Read more

Intervertebral Disc
Can disc prolapses be cured with exercise?

As a cause of back pain disc injuries, often called herniations or prolapses, are only one amongst many. However, as an estimated 80% of asymptomatic individuals show signs of them on MRI scans, disc injuries should not be ignored as an unimportant contributor to wear and tear. Even if not impinging on nerve tissue, herniated… Read more

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