Emotional Wellbeing

Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain

Back Pain is a very common complaint that our Chiropractors at Chiro & Sports Med see and treat.  Patients with prolapse disc and sciatica can also benefit from our chiropractic treatment. The chiropractor will often treat around the prolapse area, pelvic and/or mid back to reduce pain. When back pain is reduced the affected area will be able to be treated directly.

It is very important that you come quickly for treatment and get a proper diagnosis...

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition that describes a sideways curvature of the spine that gives an “S” or “C” appearance of the spine rather than a straight “I”. This condition can result in the bones of the spine to turn (rotate) causing one shoulder, scapula (shoulder blade), or hip to appear higher than the other. The incidence of small spinal curves is very similar in boys and girls, but girls tend to have a progressively larger scoliotic curve that will need

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Chiropractic Pillow

“Sleep is one of the most important functions of the brain”, says Frederick R. Carrick, DC, PhD, president of the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Neurology.

Consequently, getting enough quality sleep plays a vital role in well-being and good health as it helps recharge our bodies both mentally and physically for the next days activities.

In fact, surveys have shown that between 40 and 60 percent of the general population has trouble sleeping. Many factors such as daily stress and worries, pressures from job and family, wrong posture,

Motor Vehicle Accident – Effective Chiropractic

Have you or somebody you know been involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) recently? Are you suffering from whiplash, neck pain or back pain? Many people do not realise how severe a car accident can be. Hence a thorough chiropractic check up immediately after an accident will help minimise any injury and prevent from long lasting pain.

Whiplash

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries resulting from a car crash and therefore should not be underestimated. When a jarring movement of...

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6 Reasons why you should be stretching

Stretching benefits go beyond the already known injury risk decrease. It can calm your mind, decrease back pain risk, give you an energy boost to start the day well and at the same time, improve your sleep. Even a short amount of time (10 – 15 minutes) of this practice can bring amazing results to your quality of life. So why not starting it today? Here it is a list of benefits to inspire you to.

Benefits of stretching

  1. Stress Relief: Stretching makes our body release endorphins, dopamine and serotonin, which help to decrease anxiety, motivate you and fight off depression.
  1. Energy Boost: Due to the release of dopamine, stretching is...

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How to feel a better burn while cycling

Sport-specific training is a must, whether you are a weekend warrior who goes cycling on the weekend to grab a coffee with a couple of mates or looking to take your pedal to the next level. Not only will it reduce the risk of injury, but it will also increase cycling performance. In the previous blog “5 ways to get the best from your pedal” we introduced the concepts of the power phase (12 o’clock to 6 o’clock) and the recovery phase (6 o’clock) and discussed the prime movers...

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