In-depth view of pregnancy related pain
Pregnancy can be associated with many different types and causes of pain. In this article we build on earlier blog posts to provide an in-depth description of the musculoskeletal problems that may be experienced during pregnancy and also discuss the treatments available.
Eight Tips For A Healthy Spine
Even if you have never had a bad back or stiff neck, we all want a healthy spine. Here our chiropractors share some practical, everyday tips to help keep your spine in the best possible condition.
Should You Get a TENS Machine?
TENS Machines are readily available online and from a variety of shops, advocated for lower back pain, neck pain and muscular problems. This article looks at how they work and whether they are a good buy.
Safest Exercises When You Have Back Pain
There is an enormous amount of conflicting information about which exercise types are best for people with back pain and which can be done safely. In this article we try to advise what types of exercise are best if you have a bad back.
How Does Acupuncture Work?
Acupuncture is offered as an adjunct to manual therapy at Worcester Chiropractic Clinic, and can be particularly helpful if you have chronic (ie.long term) pain. We take a look at how acupuncture works.
Tips for Flying if you have a Bad Back
Our award winning chiropractors give their advice on how to stay comfortable on a flight, whether long haul or short haul. If you would like to know how to avoid back pain when flying, read on!
Are Steroid Injections Helpful for Knee Arthritis?
We review recent research on the use of steroid injections for knee arthritis. Corticosteroids are frequently offered for patients suffering with arthritis, but do they work?
Some Causes of Low Back Pain
We outline some of the causes of lower back pain, from common conditions like slipped discs and spondylosis to uncommon conditions such as Ankylosing Spondylitis.
7 Tips to Look After Your Back Whilst Gardening
Our chiropractors share their tips on how to look after your back whilst gardening. Done right, there is no reason that gardening should give you an achey back, which is great, because it is fantastic for our overall health.
Ligaments and Their Role in Joint Pain
This article describes the properties of ligaments, one of the most important tissues when it comes to joint pain and wear and tear. A useful tip is included. Think, how long have you been sat in one position?
Written on request of a local personal trainer, this article explains the causes of and treatments for plantar fasciitis, one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain. There are also self-help strategies and exercises so that if you struggle with plantar fasciitis you can try these at home. If there is anything you want our advice on, don't hesitate to get in touch.
Is Back Pain Sexist?
Without wanting to spark a household row, we answer whether men or women experience more back pain. We also try to provide some insight as to why there may differences in back pain prevalence between men and women.
Pregnancy and Back Pain
Dr David Cooper, Chiropractor, looks at whether back pain is more common amongst pregnant women. We also explore why this may be and whether anything can, or need, be done about pregnancy related back pain.
Coffee with The Chiropractor
If you're not sure whether you need a physio or a chiropractor, don't know if you're doing the right thing by taking glucosamine, or want some advice about how to look after a weak back, we want to help. Come in and chat to one of our chiropractors over a coffee.
Worcester Chiropractic Clinic is undergoing a programme of refurbishment at our St Johns practice. Details of works and progress will be posted on this page.
Why is the Chiropractor Taking My Pulse?
A short article discussing what happens when you see a chiropractor, what a chiropractor will do on your first visit and the importance of seeking properly qualified care when you have a problem.
A case study of a patient who presented to Worcester Chiropractic Clinic with sciatica. This patient had back pain, leg symptoms and weakness prior to consultation, and was under orthopaedic management.
It's our Birthday!
2016 marks 30 years since Worcester Chiropractic Clinic first opened in St Johns, Worcester. Look out for special events throughout the year as we celebrate 30 years helping people get well.
Most Common Injuries per Sport
We examine which injuries occur most commonly in each sport. Does Tennis Elbow only occur in tennis players? What kind of injuries do golfers experience? And are there reasons for particular injuries to be associated with certain sports.
Chiropractic Treatment for Cyclists
Professional and amateur cyclists both suffer from a unique set of sport related injuries. Worcester Chiropractic Clinic explore some of them here.
If you have been referred for a spinal injection, either for sciatica or back pain, this post may help answer any questions you have about what the injection involves, such as what are the differences between epidurals and nerve blocks, what are the risks, and how successful are they?
The McTimoney Method is a technique system offered by some chiropractors. This post looks at what makes this technique different from mainstream chiropractic and whether there are any differences between chiropractors practising the McTimoney Technique and those not.
The McKenzie Technique is a method of treating low back pain, sciatica and neck pain, commonly used by physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors. In this post we answer questions such as how it works, and how effective it is.
Sports Injury Information Evening
Worcester Chiropractic Clinic are holding a free information evening focussed on sports injuries, their treatment, rehabilitation and prevention. Pop along to put our chiropractors to the test!
Rehabilitation Class Update
Updates about our injury rehabilitation classes, including details of our new venue in Malvern.
More Than Just Backs!
This post is designed to clear up the myth that chiropractors only deal with spines. The profession is about so much more than that.
Chiropractic Awareness Week 2014
April 14th to 18th 2014 is Chiropractic Awareness Week. The focus of this year's event is spinal pain amongst young people. As a result, Worcester Chiropractic Clinic are offering free consultations to under 18s throughout Chiropractic Awareness Week.
Rehabilatation Classes with Worcester Chiropractic Clinic
Learn the right rehabilitation exercises with Worcester Chiropractic Clinic. We are now holding regular rehab classes in both Worcester and Malvern.
Back Care Information Evening a Great Success
Worcester Chiropractic Clinic's first back care information evening proved to be hugely popular. Read about it here and stay tuned for our next free advice and information evening!
Running Technique Tips
With running dramatically increasing in popularity and the annual New Year's drive upon us, now seemed like a good time to discuss some common technical flaws, what they mean for your body, and how you can rectify them.