What is Text Neck? Text Neck is one way to refer to the posture we adopt when on our phone, tablet or even computer. What happens: You look down Your head moves forward and down Your shoulders come forward You slump forward This position puts a lot of extra weight on your neck and upper […]
Find out how to prevent back pain while travelling When you suffer from back pain the thought of a long trip by car or plane can be frightening. These seats can become very uncomfortable and to be sitting still for a long time can be a very painful experience. The following tips will help support your […]
Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care? Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Care? At least once a week, a patient will ask us, and we are happy to tell them that the answer is yes. As part of your Medicare coverage, you are entitled to up to five chiropractic visits a year, fully paid for by Medicare. Your […]
Is a Chiro or Physio best for me? Chiro or Physio? Which is best for back pain? One friend will tell you that chiropractors are best, while another will say that physiotherapists are the best. This advice, however well-meaning, can be very confusing when you are suffering from low back or neck pain, headaches or […]
Shoulder pain is unfortunately quite a common complaint. It seems to increase as we age. There are many potential causes of shoulder complaints which can occur with injury or trauma, everyday wear and tear or even overuse. The pain may also be referred from another part of your body such as your neck.
Do you suffer from tingling or numbness in hands or feet? This can actually be quite common and can be quite distressing. The feeling can sometimes be temporary and simple in nature. It could, for example, result from poor sleep posture placing temporary pressure on a nerve when your arm is bent under your head when […]
Do I have a slipped disc? My back hurts! My leg hurts! Slipped disc? Although it’s not widely known, Chiropractic has considerable success in treating disc disorders, especially in the low back. In fact, very few people who are told they have a disc problem understand what such a diagnosis really means. The disc is […]
Is Chiropractic care safe? Generally, very much so! Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest, drug-free, non-surgical healthcare approaches available for the management of neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Even with such an enviable safety record, it must be recognized all health interventions carry risk. Despite what some sensationalist media reports may suggest, the risks associated with […]