Muscular Pain from Overworking

Tension in the muscles can derive from a variety of everyday activities, many of which we might not realise are causing stress to our muscles. One of the common causes of aches and pains in the muscles is from overworking. Believe it or not, there is such thing as working too hard. Often, chiropractic therapies … Continued

Back Pain in Yorkshire

The 8th-12th of October is Back Care Awareness week. The aim of this campaign is to spread the word about preventative measures people can take to lessen the chances of developing back pain. This campaign is sorely needed as the number of people reporting that they are suffering from back and neck pain in the … Continued

Fat – The Things You Need to Know

While not directly linked to chiropractics, fat plays a huge role in our lives and our health. However, there is a huge amount of myth and misinformation surrounding it. As we ultimately consider ourselves to be healthcare professionals, we wanted to tell our clients some basic information about fat and what role it plays in … Continued

Sleep Your Way to a Better Back

Back pain is an incredibly difficult thing to live with. Not only does it affect most of your waking hours, but when really bad it can affect your sleep as well. When back pain is really bad it can stop even the deepest of sleepers from getting a good night’s rest. If the pain itself … Continued

Breca Buttermere Swimrun

A wise friend once said to me “You learn more from your failures than from your successes.” I wasn’t quite sure what to make of this until last weekend. Julia and I returned to compete in the Breca Buttermere Swimrun Event in the Lake District. This is a crazy mix of trail running and open … Continued

Sciatica 101

One of the most common issues our clients have is sciatica. With that in mind we wanted to write a short post about this issue – what causes it and what can be done about it? One of the most important factors of sciatica to keep in mind is that sciatica is a symptom. This … Continued

Women Suffer Longer than Men

New research has shown that women typically take twice as long as men before acting on their back or neck pain. The research, conducted by the British Chiropractic Association, has found a range of other gender differences with regards to back and neck pain. Amongst the results, it was also found that women develop back … Continued

Martin Competes in Isoman Triathlon!

This weekend, head chiropractor here at Morley Chiropractic Clinic competed in the Isoman Triathlon. Read his race report here: My wife Julia and I did the Isoman Triathlon on the weekend. It is an event that places equal emphasis on each of the three disciplines and therefore increases the swim and decreases the cycling. Perfect … Continued

Could Coffee Be Making Your Back Pain Worse?

Coffee has become a staple part of most people’s morning routine, there are those who can hardly face a day without it. But what if your regular morning coffee is contributing to your lower back pain? The digestive system is often referred to as the second brain due to the effect your gut can have … Continued