Welcome to our Blog

Crestacre Chiropractic Clinic is a functional pain management and sports injury clinic which is focussed on finding the root cause of the problem and not just treating the symptoms.

Hello and welcome to our blog. This is a new blog where you will find some (hopefully) informative and beneficial information, particularly if you or someone you know is suffering from pain. You may find similar posts on the Crestacre Chiropractic Clinic facebook page or Instagram.

Welcome to our blog

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Sciatica. Is it really?
Should I wear a back support belt?
Not sure if chiropractic is for you?
February is for your feet
Chiro Vlog

This post however, is just to say hello and welcome, and to tell you a little bit about Crestacre Chiropractic Clinic.

We are a chiropractic clinic situated in Walsall Wood and serve the Walsall, Lichfield, Cannock, Tamworth and Birmingham area. We are a new clinic having opened in August 2019, and whether you have been to a chiropractor in the past or not, you will find that we operate very differently to most chiropractic clinics (at least the ones that I have seen).

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Here you’ll find our latest videos with our top tips, stretches & exercises

Stretches for the Glutes & Piriformis

In this video our chiropractor Genevieve demonstrates her top stretches for the Glutes and piriformis muscles. Try them if you are suffering from pain in the buttocks region or sciatica-like pain

Neck stretch

In this video our chiropractor Genevieve demonstrates a really great stretch for the neck muscles. Try this out if you’ve been getting headaches or just feeling general tension around the neck

3 Core exercises you should stop doing

In this video our Chiropractor Genevieve talks about 3 core exercises you should NOT do if you suffer with low back pain and demonstrates 3 core exercises to try instead.

Your posture is causing your neck pain & headaches…but why?

In this 10 minute video our chiropractor explains why having poor posture will cause you to have neck pain, shoulder pain, headaches and even pins and needles. Genevieve demonstrates 3 stretches and 3 exercises that she recommends for improving posture. If you would like to skip to the stretches, scroll to 05.40.

Are you suffering with sciatica?

In this video our chiropractor Genevieve demonstrates a few exercises that you can try if you are suffering with sciatica. If you are not sure if your symptoms are truly sciatica then check out the blog post “Sciatica, is it really?”

Let’s clear up some things

Firstly, Sciatica isn’t a diagnosis it’s a symptom, so if you’ve been to see your GP with your back pain and leg pain and they’ve told you that you have sciatica, well great, you already knew that, it’s why you went to the GP in the first place. What you need to know is what is causing the pain and how to get rid of it.

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The question of back support belts and should you wear one?

When treating people with low back pain one of the more frequently asked questions is “What about back support belts? Should I be wearing one?”

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How about a spinal screen?

What is a spinal screen?

A spinal screen at Crestacre is a 15 minute for you to tell your chiropractor a little about your complaint. He/she will then take a quick look to assess whether or not Chiropractic care is appropriate for you.

Spinal screens may include a posture analysis, assessment of restricted areas of the spine and one or two tests of the area in question.

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Free Gait Scanning this February

Could the cause of your back pain be right under your feet?

Book your gait scan today

It actually makes alot of sense that your feet are causing your back pain. Those ground reaction forces hit your feet first and that energy must go somewhere ( remember trying to stay awake in those high school physics lessons? Energy has to go somewhere). Foot dysfunction can travel up the kinematic chain and cause knee pain, hip pain and back pain. Book your gait scan today to see how your feet are affecting your knees, hips and back.

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