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Category Archives: Pain

Learn about pain; Common sources, underlying causes and how to treat it with chiropratic, exercise, nutrition and stress management.

Lower back pain: active rest

Lower back pain: active rest

Lower back pain is extremely common – estimated to affect more than half of the adult population annually with more than 10% experiencing frequent episodes. Recurrent lower back pain can be extremely frustrating but there are a number of things you can do to speed up your recovery and bring relief to your lower back… Continue Reading

Top Tips for Sciatica Relief

Top Tips for Sciatica Relief

Sciatica isn’t really a diagnosis but a term used to describe a symptom – pain down the back of the leg (following the path of the sciatic nerve.) There are many different potential causes of sciatica and each case needs to be managed accordingly. This articles describes the three most common causes of sciatica and… Continue Reading

Easy fix for back pain with running

Easy fix for back pain with running

A common cause of low back pain with running is weakness of the core muscles.  If your core is weak, as your foot strikes the ground the lower back may over-extend, overloading the facet joints of the lower back.  A classic sign of core weakness is back pain aggravated when running downhill but relieved when… Continue Reading

Chiropractic for Slipped Disc Pain

Chiropractic for Slipped Disc Pain

Disc pain is the single most common cause of chronic low back pain accounting for around 40% of cases [1]. However, chiropractic for slipped disc pain, incorporating treatments including spinal mobilisation, traction and stabilsiation exercise has been found to be an extremely effective treatment approach – with an approximately 95% success rate. Continue Reading

Do I Need to Supplement?

Do I Need to Supplement?

It’s always best, if possible, to get your nutrition through food. However, todays modern diets are often lacking in key nutrients and, when tested, many people have been found to be deficient. Other factors such as injury, disease, medication, pregnancy and genetics may also increase your nutritional requirements. Continue Reading

Chiropractic Testimonial

I first attended due to pain in my lower back that I had had for over a year. It was my last resource, as I had tried a lot of things before but it was definitely the best thing for me. I felt listened to and taken seriously and I’m now more or less pain free. I can now do all the things I like again, like dancing and walking. That’s just great!

Karen Mackel