Sophie McMullen Joins Chiropractic WorksChiropractic Works is very excited to announce that Sophie McMullen will be joining the team in September 2019. Having worked in chiropractic clinics located in Broomhill and Chapeltown for 11 years, Sophie has decided to bring...

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Discs

Discs

We are not talking about LP's, vinyls or even mini discs... This may be music to your ears but you have discs in your spine too. The discs in our bodies are great, they are a series of flat, fluid filled gel-like discs, their main job is to aid movement and to provide...

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Backcare Awareness Week 2018

Backcare Awareness Week 2018

The theme of this years #Backcare Awareness Week is Back Pain in Older Adults. For many older adults this is something that people live with on a daily basis, whether it's a niggle here and there or something more persistent that affects how you do the things you...

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Migraine Prevention Week 2018

Migraine Prevention Week 2018

This week is Migraine Awareness Week (here's a link to the Migraine Trust). In this blog post I'll be looking at what a migraine is, common triggers and what we can do to help migraines. First of all, some migraine facts: 1 in 7 people suffer with migraines. Migraines...

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Flip flops!

Flip flops!

Now that we are well and truly into the summer season I thought I would use this blog post to look at the impact of flip-flops on your lower back and pelvis. Although for the brave flip-flops are a mainstay for some people throughout the year many of us only put them...

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Focus On: Headaches

Focus On: Headaches

Now that we are well and truly into the summer season I thought I would use this blog post to look at the impact of flip-flops on your lower back and pelvis. Although for the brave flip-flops are a mainstay for some people throughout the year many of us only put them...

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Sleeping habits causing you pain?

Sleeping habits causing you pain?

There are a number of causes for headaches, of which I will be focusing on the one most commonly seen in the clinic, cervicogenic headaches. Cervicogenic headache literally means that the headache itself is as a result of a problem in the neck. So what is causing the...

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Warm Up Vs. Stretching

The way you sleep could be causing you unnecessary aches and pains. We are told time after time that we should be sleeping flat on our backs, but many of us have already developed habitual sleeping patterns, which are hard to get out of. However, if you suffer from...

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Snow Advice

In this post I'll be looking at why we stretch, what we are trying to achieve and if we are going about it the right way. I'm sure it won't be a surprise to you that there is more than one way to stretch, however you may be surprised to find out that generally it is...

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How adaptable are you?

We all love a snowy postcard scene, but our thoughts towards it are less favourable when we have to go out in it. Here's some advice for walking on snow/ice. Choose a good pair of winter boots, a worthwhile investment. Look for warmth, stability, insulation,...

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Summer Travel Tips

Adaptability is “the ability to change your ideas or behaviour so that they are suitable for different conditions, a new environment, etc, in order to deal with the new situation successfully”. - Collins English Dictionary In real life a great example of this is when...

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Seven Reasons To See A Chiropractor

Our Top Tips for Summer Travel Whether you are suffering with back pain or not we think our top tips for summer travel will be helpful. If you have any comments please use the contact form. Regular breaks when driving.  If you're travelling by car try to take regular...

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Sugar, Sugar, Everywhere

1. It’s good for your nervous system This is the system that controls and regulates every single function in your body. Haldeman, S. Neurological Effects of the Adjustment. JMPT 2000; 23 2. It’s good for your posture The author of the supporting paper also suggests...

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National Bike Week!

We all love a snowy postcard scene, but our thoughts towards it are less favourable when we have to go out in it. Here's some advice for walking on snow/ice. Choose a good pair of winter boots, a worthwhile investment. Look for warmth, stability, insulation,...

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Students and Studying

With all the excitement building for the Grand Départ coming through Yorkshire, and in particular Sheffield in early July we almost forgot it is National Bike Week.  As Sheffield is a city full of keen on and off-road cyclists we though we had better give it a...

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Driving and Back Pain

Driving and Back Pain

I think it's my age... At Chiropractic Works, we here this all too often. Yes age does play a factor with spinal problems but the majority of the time it is not the causative factor. A point in case is the increase in the number of students that we have seen recently....

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Nurses and Back Pain

Driving and back pain   Driving is a tricky subject, we all do it, some for longer than others and at some stage we all feel the effects of driving. Whether it's your daily commute or a longer drive to see family or friends it can all rack up and put more stress...

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Is texting affecting your posture?

Now that we are well and truly into the summer season I thought I would use this blog post to look at the impact of flip-flops on your lower back and pelvis. Although for the brave flip-flops are a mainstay for some people throughout the year many of us only put them...

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