What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve provides feeling to the palm side of the thumb, to the index, middle and part of the ring fingers. It … Read more What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Stretches have great benefits on the body such as improving your mobility, reducing your risk of injury, improving your flexibility and overall, enables your muscles to move effectively. Stretching is so important that it would be beneficial to include it into your everyday life by regularly taking time out to do a quick stretching routine. … Read more 8 Total Body Stretches To Do At Home
Text Neck is a term used to describe neck pain as a cause of looking down at your phone, tablet and other handheld devices frequently for long periods of time. Of course, the ‘bending of the neck’ posture to look down hasn’t just occurred in recent years with the rise of handheld devices, but the … Read more Text Neck: Is Your Phone Effecting Your Neck?
TMJ Pain. Oh boy, if you know, you know, but if you’re lucky to not have suffered from it, do you know what it is? Some say TMJ pain is a pain in the jaw that can cause a clicking movements when you open and close your mouth widely, but what actually is the TMJ? … Read more TMJ Pain: Why See a Chiropractor for Jaw Pain?
Lower back pain can be a fickle thing that can impact our everyday movements. This is why it’s important to do a few easy exercises to help lower back pain which will strengthen and further help alleviate and prevent back pain. These stretches and exercises can also increase blood flow into the lower back area, … Read more 5 Minute Easy Exercises to Help with Lower Back Pain
Our Advice: Top 4 Ways to Manage Lower Back Pain Have you found yourself in a tricky position after you’ve bent the wrong way lifting your child? Maybe you’re starting to notice a dull pain in your lower back after a run on the soccer field or you have a chronic condition like arthritis. It … Read more Our Advice: Top 4 Ways to Manage Lower Back Pain
Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we have recently added a range of therapeutic mattresses to our Chiroshopping range, meaning we have the perfect bed bases for you. Did you know that we spend over a 3rd of our lives sleeping? Which is why we know how crucial it is to have a supportive bed … Read more Bed Bases- We have got you covered
Spring cleaning is always great to start fresh and give you the intensive you need to clean. However, it does have the ability to lead to strains, aches and pains on the body. Spring cleaning pain is one thing that can easily be avoided. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we see so many patients coming … Read more Spring Cleaning Pain- Watch out!!
How best to treat your injury… RICER is a basic 5 step soft tissue injury treatment plan that is taught during first aid to get on top of an injury quickly. We recommend this along with consulting a Chiropractor if the injury is more serve or rapidly worsening. What does it stand for? R – Rest … Read more How best to treat your injury- RICER
Bring the body back into balance and release the stress of 2017 with the help of Kinesiology in Kogarah. Releasing tension also clears the mind. This will help you to develop the necessary qualities that will bring you closer to your new personal, health and career goals for the year to come. There is more … Read more Kinesiology- Kick start your New Year right
Australians on average are living into their eighties these days. Whilst this is amazing it is also very important that we take the time to look after our health and body. Here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we have a range of patients from infants to the elderly. We believe in the importance of musculoskeletal health … Read more Musculoskeletal Health- Keep an eye on the body as it ages
With spring just around the corner, you may be inclined to go outside to soak up the sun and breathe in the fresh air. This may mean increasing your level of activity and getting into an exercise routine, which may cause you to experience sore muscles caused by muscular tension and cramping. These symptoms, along with … Read more Managing Sore Muscles: Step into Spring with Magnesium
As chiropractors, here at Back to Basics Chiropractic we see many conditions come through our door, one of the most common is chronic back pain. Our spines are remarkable, assisting in supporting the body and maintaining structure to it. Which is why it is so important to protect and look after this area. If pain … Read more Chronic Back Pain- Here’s what you need to know…
As the icy weather of winter starts to settle in, lazing around and staying indoors with a cup of coffee becomes a creature comfort. Whilst others prefer increasing levels of activity through exercise due to it’s ability to help blood flow during the colder months. With dropping temperatures, the body becomes stiff and may cause … Read more Warm Up This Winter with a Remedial Massage
George Magoulias Sports Massage Therapist George Magoulias Sports Massage therapist works with a range of big sporting teams! Some of which include Brisbane Roar, Melbourne Storm, Gold Coast Titans, Wellington Phoenix and Victoria Cricket. There’s a lot about George that our patients aren’t always aware of. Did you know… That George is the only massage therapist … Read more George Magoulias Sports Massage Therapist
Did you know that the poorly fitted shoes you wear can have a serious impact on your overall health? People often are naive or forget that shoes have a huge impact on your body’s alignment. Wearing the wrong pair can create issues in your pelvis, knees and spine. It can lead to long-term and short-term … Read more Poorly Fitted Shoes- Why You Should Have Better Footwear