Is clicking your own neck & back safe?

women clicking her neck

Imagine you’re sitting at a computer and your neck feels stiff, so you roll your head around, causing that satisfying popping sound in your neck. Or your back is sore, so you press your hands against your spine, leaning backwards till you hear a pop. Aah – instant relief! Everyone does it – but is…

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Manage your hay-fever with this easy solution

Guy using a mask to stop his hay-fever

It’s that time of the year again. Aaaaccchhhooo! It’s the sneezing epidemic, the dreadful allergy that is hay-fever. The winter just gone wasn’t particularly harsh but the spring didn’t really materialize and suddenly summer surprises us with consistent sunshine and humid air.  For most of us, the sun is a pleasant mood-booster but it’s also…

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How can YOU manage headaches?

Child with head pains

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints you will hear from people you know and we’ve all had one at some point! They can affect our daily life, making it hard to concentrate. However did you know that there any many different types and causes of headaches? Rarely, they can be serious, however…

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Pain killers – do they really work?

Man with head pains

There are two very well-known pain medications that find their way into our homes; paracetamol and ibuprofen. These work in different ways to help manage pain, paracetamol by interfering with the pain pathway, and ibuprofen by acting as an anti-inflammatory. It’s very easy to open your handbag or bathroom cabinet and reach for one of…

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Why choose chiropractic over pain medication?

senior taking medication

Many people suffer years or even decades of pain, using pain relief medication to try and continue a normal life. In the short term these drugs can be useful, however it is not a good strategy for pain management over time, and can lead to other unwanted side effects including addiction, headaches and more. Chiropractors…

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