Chiropractic is an essential part of the care that many professional athletes receive. But just because you aren’t going to the Olympics doesn’t mean that you too can’t improve your health and performance with chiropractic care. When it comes to sports injuries, weakness or improper stretching can put you at risk of getting hurt. There are … Continue reading Prevent Sports Injury with Chiropractic
Did you know that by the time you feel any pain in your back or neck, the nerves which come from your brain and spinal cord, can already be significantly compressed and possibly even damaged. Don’t wait for the pain or wait for pain to get worse; get your spine checked today and learn how … Continue reading Do not Ignore Your Pain
We have a new addition to the clinic….it’s our new Flexion-Distraction table. How does this help you? Anyone suffering from acute or chronic low back pain may benefit from treatment using flexion-distraction. An evidence based chiropractic solution for joint/disc related back pain. It has been shown to be effective for: facet syndrome (inflammation or degeneration … Continue reading Flexion-Distraction Effective for Low Back Pain
Many pregnant women do not seek medical attention for their back pain because they believe it’s just a “normal” part of pregnancy. It’s important to know that dealing with gruelling pain that prevents you from accomplishing day-to-day tasks is anything but normal, even when you’re pregnant. One common barrier to women seeking care for their … Continue reading Chiropractic Cuts Back Pain for 85% of Pregnant Women
Chiropractic Effective for Migraines In the study, chiropractic care reduced patients’ migraine pain by 68%. The treatment included gentle massage, stretching, and chiropractic adjustments of the upper back and neck. The treatment provided immediate relief: one hour after receiving an adjustment the average patient had their pain scores drop from a 5 to 0.5. ( … Continue reading Chiropractic Effective for Migraines
Chiropractic adjustments – Results visible on MRI New research helps to explain why chiropractic adjustments are so effective for low-back pain. Using MRI scans, researchers were able to document the immediate benefits of chiropractic adjustments. Patients with low-back pain have restricted mobility in the lumbar spine that results in degenerative changes and fibrous adhesions within … Continue reading Chiropractic Adjustments Produce Immediate Results Visible on MRI
Why Wear Orthotics? There are 3 arches of the foot: media, lateral and transverse (inside, outside and across). Most generic orthotics only support the medial arch. As we age and continue to put weight on our feet, the ligaments in the arches are prone to stretching and flattening out. This loss of arch support can … Continue reading Why Wear Orthotics?
Approximately 80% of the population will suffer from low back pain throughout their lives. Back pain can be caused from a number of factors including spinal misalignment, disc bulges, “pinched” nerves, fracture, muscle or ligament injury. Back pain can come and go for a period of time. Pain is never a good indication of spinal … Continue reading Back Pain
Why is Magnesium Important? Magnesium is an important mineral for healthy heart function, energy production, bone strength and muscle activity. It is found in a variety of foods including legumes, green leafy vegetables, whole grains and seeds and fruits. Despite being in a range of foods, many Australians fail to meet the recommended daily intake … Continue reading Why is Magnesium Important?