Pain Management

How can I relieve my neck pain?

Do you wake up with a sore neck? 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 … 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

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

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

8 Total Body Stretches To Do At Home

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

Text Neck: Is Your Phone Effecting Your Neck?

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

TMJ Pain: Why See a Chiropractor for Jaw Pain?

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

5 Minute Easy Exercises to Help with Lower Back 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

Our Advice: Top 4 Ways to Manage 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

Spring Cleaning Pain- Watch out!!

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

How best to treat your injury- RICER

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

Kinesiology- Kick start your New Year right

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

Musculoskeletal Health- Keep an eye on the body as it ages

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

Managing Sore Muscles: Step into Spring with Magnesium

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

Chronic Back Pain- Here’s what you need to know…

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

Warm Up This Winter with a Remedial Massage

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

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