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Category: chiropractic

Frozen Shoulder

September 19, 2017
chiropractic, frozen shoulder

  Frozen shoulder. The shoulder is a mobile joint and very important for normal life activities. We often take it for granted until it no longer does what we need it to. Whether from accident, injury or just over work, shoulder pain can be debilitating. Sleep can be disrupted due to pain and this can […]


September 15, 2017

  Most people get alarmed by the term arthritis but it is mealy joint inflammation. It is a general term describing many possible conditions affecting your joints and surrounding tissue. The most common form and most well know would be osteoarthritis (OA). It is known as a progressive degenerative type of arthritis far more sinister […]

Omega 3

September 3, 2017

  By now you would have heard about Omega-3 and probably think that it has been a little over hyped! Not to put too fine a point on it – it is by all research accounts as good and important as the hype suggests. Now there are some provisos that will be explained later. The […]


August 27, 2017

  The body adapts positively to stress when it is applied in an acute episode that is, it is present for a short period of time, and then it is removed. This is the situation that occurs during exercise training or when a burst of adrenaline is required to run away from a vicious dog! […]

Neck pain and stiffness.

August 21, 2017

  Ever woken up with a stiff neck or neck pain? Often you have no idea what caused it. It can be painful to move in all directions or just some motions. We call this acute torticollis. Latin for “twisted neck”. When it is painful most people stop moving, but research suggests this just delays […]

How posture can affect your flexibility.

July 28, 2017
chiropractic, posture

    While poor posture is very noticeable the reduced flexibility it produces can sneak up on you. Do these simple stretches and see how you go. This is called the scratch test. While doing this compare how far each hand is able to reach up or down your back. Most young people are able […]


July 26, 2017

  Scoliosis is a condition in which there is a sideways curve of the spine, often S or C-shaped. People of all ages can have this condition. In most cases the condition starts in the early stages of life but may not be detected until later. The cause of the majority of scoliosis cases is […]


July 14, 2017

  Sciatica or sciatic pain is a term used to describe pain into the buttock or leg. The pain can vary in severity. The pain can be sharp and shooting, achy, burning or even numb. These are simply some of the symptoms that are associated with a compression of the Sciatic nerve somewhere along its […]

(TMJ) Clicking and jaw pain when chewing.

July 5, 2017

    Jaw pain or at least ‘clicking’ when chewing is common. The clicking occurs in the TMJ (temporo mandibular joint) just near the ear canal. Pain may or may not be present. Neither clicking or pain is normal. While the sound may seem benign, the long term effect on the TMJ can be serious. […]

Pain when breathing.

June 29, 2017

    Chest/back Pain when Breathing. Pain when breathing? Particularly painful in the chest or upper back? Some people fear a heart attack. And pain meds don’t even take the edge off it! It’s more common than you would imagine. And the symptoms can vary. After ruling out a heart attack – which of course […]

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