December 4, 2017

Ever wondered what those dimples at the bottom of your spine are for? Some people refer to them as Venus dimples. Well they are not just there to look cute on greek statues, but are the superficial indications of your Sacroiliac joints. These broad long joints are on e...

November 17, 2017

How do you reduce inflammation? Pop an Ibuprofen? Ice pack? ....what about really long term inflammation or if you have an ongoing condition such as arthritis? Are there natural ways to reduce inflammation in the body, that maybe able to aid recovery, or improve or rel...

November 7, 2017

When is a pain, not a pain? When it is a Trigger Point. Trigger Points are tight fibrous bands of muscular tissue, that are hypersensitive. When a muscle gets overused repeatedly, you get can micro trauma to the muscles and eventually over time, the muscle become "hypo...

October 24, 2017

Even when sitting well, we can put an extra 40% of stress through our spines than standing. We are incredibly well designed to be hunter-gatherers; walking to find plant based food and hunting to find protein. Periodically, we would sit to rest or eat. We would most li...

October 16, 2017

1. A picture is worth a thousand words

If you do a very specific sport or exercise and you feel some of the movements are repetitive and contribute to your injury. Do try to get someone to take a picture or a video (coach's eye is a good app), to give your Chiropractor...

October 4, 2017

There are many factors that could be contributing to your lower back pain or the persistence of lower back pain. One factor is the superficial back line; around every muscle you have a sinews of tissue could fascia. Imagine a skin around each muscle, which are connecte...

September 28, 2017

Due to our modern lifestyles we spend eighty percent of our day sitting. This includes sitting at the computer, sitting for breakfast, sitting on the tube, sitting looking down at our phones, sitting down for dinner and sitting down to watch TV. This puts a lot of stre...

September 18, 2017

Are you sitting comfortably?

We now spend on average 13 hours a day sitting, and the desk/chair combination has become the cultural norm. 

- Sitting whilst eating breakfast

- Sitting on the way to work

- Sitting at work

- Sitting in front of the computer

- Sitting while eati...

September 14, 2017

Cervicogenic headaches are  the most common cause of headaches we find in clinic. These are headaches which stem from the little muscles at the top of the neck (suboccipitals) or the upper shoulder muscles fibres (trapezius) or the top joints in the neck, especially th...

September 4, 2017

Bursa's are fatty pads which protect muscles from friction. There are over 150 bursas in the body, however, only a hand full of these get irritated, pinched or  injured. These are the ones we most commonly see in clinic:

Subacromial Bursitis - this is definately the mos...

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