Forward head posture and neck pain

Rebecca Nicholas, chiropractor at Back 2 Balance in Brighton and Hove, describes a common phenomenon- forward head posture or ‘text neck’s as it’s commonly known. Neck pain can be caused by many many reasons, and often starting from something innocuous and seemingly trivial e.g sleeping funny or turning sharply. Below, Rebecca describes a type of repetitive strain injury that results from having your head in a poor position for too long, each and every day. Forward head posture (FHP) or anterior head carriage (AHC) in the chiropractic world, is very common, but not healthy! Things like: Looking down while typing […]

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Shoulder Pain Treatment and Prevention

Dr Mike Ford from Back 2 Balance is an ardent wellbeing proponent. He likes nothing better than improving others’ lives in any way possible, including shoulder pain treatment. Working as a chiropractor, with the focus on posture, and movement, Mike believes there is a powerful need to get out of our chairs and move, or face the consequences later. How do I stop the ache in my shoulders at the end of the day? Many people experience a deep ache or a sense of restriction around their shoulders and neck after a day of activity. Especially if your work or […]

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Shoulder pain? What and why do I get this

Why do I keep getting shoulder pain at the end of the day? Dr Mike Ford from Back2Balance is an ardent wellbeing proponent. He likes nothing better than improving others’ lives in any way possible. Working as a chiropractor, with the focus on posture, and movement, Mike believes there is a powerful need to get out of our chairs and move, or face the consequences later.   We use ‘shoulder pain’ to describe a lot of things; Frozen Shoulder, Impingement syndrome, Adhesive capsulitis, muscular sprain strain etc…. However, one of the most common complaints that we receive is deep, aching shoulder pain […]

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Sitting is the new smoking… Almost

Sitting, the most unhealthy pastime (even if you are working). Dr Mike Ford from Back2Balance is an ardent wellbeing proponent. He like nothing better than improving others’ lives in any way possible. Working as a chiropractor, with the focus on posture, and movement, Mike believes the is a powerful need to get out of our seats and move, or face the consequences later. It is estimated that 4 out of 5 people have a desk based job and sit for long periods each day and many of those spend a fair portion of their evening in a similar state.       […]

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