Is It Bad to “Pop” Your Back?

  Some of us have formed a habit of “cracking” or “popping” our own backs or necks. And some of us will actually get some temporarily relief from doing so. We often get asked the question:” Is cracking my back bad?” The popping sound that one hears, or as we say in Chiropractic, an “audible […]

Three of the Best Stretches For Tight Calf Muscles

Tight calf muscles are a very common complaint indeed. Often the tightness felt in these muscles is merely a symptom of a problem somewhere else. Calf muscles tend to tighten up when a person is suffering from flat foot arches, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, hip problems and back problems. Stretching your calf muscles can be […]

Car Crash TV: Why The Rugby World Cup Is A Chiropractor’s Nightmare

You can’t fail to have noticed that the Rugby World Cup is well under way in this country. After months of hype, 20 teams are currently fighting it out to be crowned World Champions as part of one of the planet’s greatest sporting spectacles.   The toll these matches take on the modern professional cannot […]

Back to School: Don’t Overload Your Children

Back to school: Why it’s important not to overload your kids for the new term   Parents nationwide are being advised to pay close attention to the weight and design of school bags in order to prevent injury amongst schoolchildren.   For parents the end of the school holiday is often a blur, characterized by […]

Snapping Hip Syndrome

This type of condition includes a hearing of snapping sound or a feeling of snapping sensation in your hip, especially when you run, walk or get up from a chair or whenyou are laying on your back and stretch your leg out. For many people this condition is nothing more than a torment and the […]

Milton Chiropractic Clinic: Helping Cambridge United Preventing Injuries

This summer we have been working closely with Cambridge United’s medical team to get their squad prepared for the new league campaign. Working alongside strength and conditioning coaches and physiotherapists, our role is to help injury prevention and get players in the best shape possible in time for kick-off in late August.   For a […]

Best Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  Your median nerve, which is in charge of the palm side senses of thumb and fingers, excluding the pinkie,   runs from your neck to your wrist. This nerve is placed inside the so called Carpal tunnel, which is formed out of tiny bones. (Carpal is derived from the Latin word “Carpus”, which actually means the wrist.) […]

Rotator Cuff Injuries

We are all aware of the fact that the human body is not perfect,  and that unfortunately, we are all susceptible to injuries. In this text, we will try to explain what is the Rotator cuff and what kind of exercises should you do to prevent injuries. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles […]

6 Things A Chiropractor Won’t Let His Kids Do

There are quite a few things that chiropractors won’t let their kids do but here are the 6 they really don’t want their kids or any kids doing because it can be detrimental to their body health. Here is the list: 1. “POPPING”THEIR NECK/BACK “Popping” your own back/neck occasionally, say once a week, to relieve […]

37 is the new 60: Why are more men suffering from early back pain?

A recent study commissioned by the British Chiropractic Association found that an astonishing 82% of men now experience regular neck or back pain.   At Milton Chiropractic we are used to seeing patients with back problems. As health professionals dedicated to treating musculoskeletal issues, it is almost a given. What we don’t see, however, are […]