Do I Have a Pinched Nerve?

Do I Have a Pinched Nerve? Nerves are responsible for sending signals throughout your body. Your body has three types of nerves – sensory nerves (nerves relaying information to the brain so you can feel, smell, and see), motor nerves (nerves controlling your movements and actions), and autonomic nerves (nerves controlling involuntary/partially voluntary body activities, …

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Tennis Elbow: Are Only Tennis Players Affected?

Does Tennis Elbow Only Affect Tennis Players? Roughly 50% of tennis players suffer from tennis elbow. However, contrary to popular belief, this condition doesn’t exclusively target tennis players! Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, typically arises from overuse and strain of the muscles and tendons on the outside of your elbow. It differs from …

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What is Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

Restless Leg Syndrome RLS

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) refers to the uncontrollable urge to move your legs, typically to alleviate an uncomfortable feeling in your legs. People often describe the sensation as crawling, pulling, aching, throbbing, itching, or even electric. In addition to these symptoms, people with RLS may experience fatigue or restlessness, difficulty falling asleep/sleep deprivation, excessive daytime …

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Can A Chiropractor Help With Growing Children’s Pains?

Chiropractor Children Growing Pains

Can A Chiropractor Help With Children’s Growing Pains? The short answer is yes! Growing pains typically occur in children between the ages of 2-12 years, and may be caused by muscle overuse, joint misalignment, or postural issues. Such pain usually manifests in the calf, thigh, and behind the knee, and usually worsens during the night. …

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Why See a Chiropractor for Jaw Pain (TMJ)

TMJ Jaw Pain

Why See a Chiropractor for Jaw Pain (TMJ) – Do you feel discomfort in your jaw? Perhaps even pain when you chew? Chances are you may have TMJ dysfunction! Approximately 20-30% of Australians deal with some form of TMJ dysfunction. TMJ dysfunction refers to the pain suffered from abnormal movement of the jaw joint (the …

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Do sit-ups help your lower back pain or make it worse?

sit-ups - lower back pain

Do sit-ups help your lower back pain or make it worse? Sit-ups are a great way to strengthen your core. However, if done excessively and incorrectly, sit-ups can also exacerbate your back pain! Doing sit-ups with back pain comes with multiple risks. These include: Compression of the Spine – lifting your upper body toward your …

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

carpal tunnel syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Are you experiencing pins and needles in your hand? Does it radiate into the arm and shoulder? Chances are you may have carpal tunnel syndrome! Carpal tunnel occurs in your thumb, index, and middle finger, typically shooting up through your wrist to your arm and shoulder. In addition to these …

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Is My Child’s Unusual Walking Normal?

Is My Child's Unusual Walking Normal?

Is My Child’s Unusual Walking Normal? Will They Grow Out of It? Does your child lack balance when they walk? Or perhaps, you’ve noticed they’re toes point unusually? Recognising these signs as a parent can be worrying. Although most kids grow out of gait abnormalities, it is always important to be well-informed, and even have a …

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How to Treat Arthritis

I’ve Been Told I Have Arthritis… What Can I Do About It

How to Treat Arthritis. I’ve Been Told I Have Arthritis… What can I do about it? Arthritis refers to the inflammation of your joints. It usually manifests in symptoms of joint pain, swelling, stiffness, skin redness, and decreased mobility. But it can also have major additive effects on the quality of life, increasing fatigue and …

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What the Crack Noise Really Is

Crack Noise

What the Crack Noise Really Is Crack, crack, crack! It’s the distinctive sound of chiropractic treatment. Although people find it to be a euphoric release from persistent, unrelenting discomfort, many people actually fear the ‘crack,’ thinking it is painful.  We are here to clarify the ‘crack’ you feel in an adjustment is nothing to be …

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How can I relieve my neck pain?

Do you wake up with neck pain? Can simple movements like turning your head cause you pain? In most cases a sore neck could be caused by your sleeping position, your pillow or other sleep issues. Consider your sleep position Sleeping at an awkward angle for a long period of time can stretch or stress …

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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 …

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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 …

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How Well Do You Know Your Body? Interesting Facts About Your Body

We’ve created a list of interesting facts about your body to help you test, how well do you know your body? The human body is a strange oddity that is filled with many riddles and mysteries. Scientists have studied the human body for thousands of years and we haven’t yet fully unlocked the truth. However, …

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Chiropractic Fun Facts – Better Understanding Chiropractic Care

We’ve curated a list of Chiropractic Fun Facts to help you better understand Chiropractic Care and what a Chiropractor can do for you. Some of these facts even surprised us! Check out the List of 13 fun facts below: 1. The term “chiropractic” is a combination of two Grecian words: Cheir which means hand, and Praktos …

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Proper Keyboard Position for Ergonomic Typing

Maintaining a proper keyboard position for ergonomic typing is an important step, but one we all tend to forget. Without maintaining the correct position, you could cause short and long-term damages to the muscles and joints which run along from your fingers, wrist, up your arms and even into your shoulders. Many computer-related injuries are …

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