Can a chiropractor help with headaches or migraines?

  Headaches and migraines are so common in Australia that many people may be mistaken that it is a normal part of life. Paracetamol and pain relief medication can provide temporary relief. However, many may continue to experience headaches frequently as the main cause of the headache has not been addressed. According to the Migraine in … Read more

5 Benefits of the Ear Hole Pillow and why you need one!

The Ear Hole Pillow is known as the best pillow for treating Chondrodermatitis (CNH), but you will be surprised that it can cater to anyone’s needs and has provided a better quality of sleep to many of our customers.  It may be difficult to get a decent night’s sleep, you might be tossing and turning … Read more

How to pick the right pillow for your child?

Picking a pillow for your child can be a challenge with many questions including what density, height, and design to choose from. Another important factor to consider is the age of your child as some pillows are catered for children 3-4 and others from 8 and over. Observe how your child sleeps, do they sleep … Read more

New Year New Pillow!!

Have you been tossing and turning while you sleep? Or maybe you have had the same pillow for over 5 years?? Maybe its time to get a new pillow!! A poor-quality pillow can often lead to headaches/ migraines, neck pain, pins and needles, numbness, or pain in the arms and or fingers or grinding numbness … Read more

What should I get my family for Christmas?

Christmas gift ideas! Sick of giving chocolates and socks for Christmas. Why not spoil your loved ones with a gift they need!! At Back to Basics Chiropractic we sell massage vouchers. Choose from Remedial massage, deep tissue, pregnancy, or Swedish massage. These vouchers can be used either at our Bexley or Kogarah clinic. Also, we … Read more

How to use a spikey ball?

Spikey Balls are great to loosen knots and target trigger points. They are known to help reduce muscle pain, improve blood flow and is a great device to aid rehabilitation and injury prevention. Spikey balls are evil torture devices however they have become very popular in performing self-therapy in painful areas. They are great in maintaining flexibility, … Read more

Cracking your back! Is it actually good for you?

It is very common to crack your back, neck, fingers, toes, and knuckles. But why do we do it? There are many people who crack themselves to relieve tightness and others do it out of habit. But is it beneficial? Cracking your joints can give you temporary relief however doing it frequently, incorrectly, or too … Read more

The importance of warming up before sport or exercise – Injury Prevention  

Warming up before a game is often overlooked. However, warming up super beneficial as it increases flexibility and athletic performance and reduces your chance of injury. What is the purpose of warming up? The purpose of warming up is to prevent injury by increasing the body’s core and muscle temperature. Warm muscles turn stiff and … Read more

ICE VS HEAT: What is better for an injury or pain?

ICE VS HEAT What is better for an injury or pain?   Ice packs and heat pads are one of the common treatments used by Chiropractors. But we often have patients using the wrong treatment for their injury or pain. It can often be confusing if you should use ice or heat. We will be … Read more

How core exercises can improve lower back pain?

How can core exercises be beneficial in lower back pain? A chiropractor answers your questions!  There are many causes of lower back pain including overuse, muscle strain, and/or injuries to the muscles, ligaments, and discs that support the spine. If you suffer from lower back pain, you may have heard that core exercises can bring … Read more

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