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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