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A hand on a key board

 

Hand pain and pins and needles can often be caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which is a problem with the nerves passing through the wrist. But did you know that some people who think they have this syndrome actually have a problem somewhere else in the body? Read on to learn more, and to find out how a chiropractor might be able to help.

A model spine. Text reads 'Chiropractic: A bespoke treatment'

Did you know that no two people seeking chiropractic care will receive exactly the same treatment? To find out how he makes his treatment decisions, the chiropractor’s wife decided to ask him some questions. You can read Shelley's interview with Russell Purchon, one of the most trusted chiropractors working in the North East today, here.

Black and white photo of resting legs

Some of the most distressed people who come into the chiropractic clinic are those suffering from sciatica. This level of distress is a perfectly normal reaction to an unrelentingly painful condition. If you would like to understand sciatica better and find out how chiropractic can help, read on.

A chiropractor treats neck pain

Neck pain is the second most common reason why people come to see a chiropractor. It can be very simple to treat, especially if we can identify a particular behaviour which is causing it. Read on to discover 8 such behaviours which you, the neck pain sufferer, may be able to address yourself.

Hexham chiropractor explains back pain using a model spine

As a chiropractor, I'm trained in the treatment of back pain. However, there’s only so much that a hands-on expert can do, and the rest is up to you. Read on to find out how you, the back pain sufferer, can meet me half way as I care for your spine. Some of the tips I'm going to share with you are so easy, you’ll wish you’d known them all along.

It is unusual for a new patient to book in simply because of headaches. More usually, they book in with something else, and mention their headaches as an aside. They’re often pleasantly surprised to find that when we address their spinal function, their headaches clear up as well. Why does that happen? And could it happen to you?