Why Does It Hurt You Somewhere Else?

Why Does It Hurt You Somewhere Else?

Sometimes where you feel your back or neck hurting is not where the problem is. Referred pain occurs when pain sensors from structures deep in your body such your joints, ligaments, muscles or internal organs meet branches of the pain sensors from your skin in the spinal cord or your brain. If one of these […]

What Is Pain?

What Is Pain?

You know pain is an unpleasant sensory experience and the emotional reaction to it. Pain can involve actual or potential damage to your tissues but can occur independently – that is spontaneously. The pain sensors signal when you are injured but aren’t in themselves sufficient to cause you pain. Like a malfunctioning burglar alarm, you […]

Want Some Help With Back and Neck Pain From A Preston Chiropractor?

Want Some Help With Back and Neck Pain From A Preston Chiropractor?

There’s so much advice out there about getting out of back and neck aches and pains and staying out of pain. Why do so many people like the approach of the chiropractors at Back-in-Action? We see helping you get well again and finding how to help you stay well is a journey. You choose the […]

Pat Dix

Pat Dix

BA, RN, RM, BSc, DAH.Hyp Hypnotherapist/Acupuncturist/Receptionist Hi, I am a qualified nurse and midwife, acupuncture and a hypnotherapist. Before taking early retirement I worked with the intensive and special care babies. I started at Back-in-Action as a Chiropractic patient 2 years before I retired and realise the benefits of Chiropractic care. I initially joined the […]

Stress-free exercise tips

Stress-free exercise tips

It is estimated that 80 million working days are lost in the UK each year due to stress. Stress can be caused by more than just emotional challenges. It can also have a physical cause, for example, infections, allergies, extreme temperatures, environmental pollutants and even exercise can put pressure on the body. Strangely enough, many […]

Eating to Beat Stress

Eating to Beat Stress

Chronic stress can have a negative effect on our physical health as well as our mental wellbeing. It can play a role in our susceptibility to illness and disease, but also in day-to-day functional problems such as pain and stiffness. There are of course many steps we can take to improve our ability to cope […]