The Best Chiropractic Techniques to Cure Neck Pain

Joint immobility and pain are something that’s truly invasive to one’s everyday life. It can be uncomfortable to the point that one can’t relax develop other ailments on the body. A gentle form of chiropractic adjustment may be utilized rather than the more traditional techniques. Some of these methods include a slower (low-velocity) technique performed within the passive range of joint motion.   Common Gentle Chiropractic Techniques These gentle chiropractic techniques include (but not limited to):   Cervical mobilization: When the patient’s neck is stiff, they can greatly benefit from a left-to-right and vice versa adjustment to their vertebra. A…

How to Setup Your Office Chair and Prevent Injury

Correct seating posture is an essential ingredient to preventing spinal injury and fatigue. The basic features of a good chair are : –  height adjustable –  pelvic tilt on seat –  lumbar support Here’s how to set your chair up: Adjust the height of your chair such that your knees are level or just below hip height and that your feet are flat on the floor. If your seat has a pelvic tilt, this should be set to a slight forward incline to promote a natural inward lower back curve. Move the lumbar support so that it fits snuggly into the…
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Exercises That Effectively Reduce Lower Back Pain

Millions of individuals are affected by lower back pain that is frequently caused by either repetitive strain from work or a sedentary lifestyle. There are numerous treatment options that are available for addressing lower back problems, ranging from medications to chiropractic adjustments. One of the best ways of treating this pain is to do exercises on a regular basis that mobilise, strengthen, and stretch the lower back. When these exercises are practised on a daily basis, it can eliminate or reduce lower back pain, improve the ability of the body to handle strenuous activity, and prevent weakness due to inactivity.…
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What Is The Difference Between Chiro and Physio?

Although to many people Chiro and Physio might appear to be similar, there are actually distinct differences between these two professions. Chiro has traditionally focused on skeletal function and structure. On the other hand, the focus of physio is on muscular groups. We will be exploring these differences in this article, and taking a closer look at how these professions overlap and attempt to bridge the gap.   Physio Movement disorders is what physios specialise in, and they frequently are associated with muscular tensions. Physios often work with those who have mobility issues, premature babies, back and neck pain, and…

Facts About Neck Pain

  50 – 70% of the population will experience neck pain at least once in their lives. Acute neck pain usually resolves within days or weeks, but becomes chronic in about 10% of people. Between 10 – 15% of the population may have neck pain on any given day. There is a less than 1% chance that the pain is due to a serious medical condition. What you can do to help yourself Appropriate early management of neck pain is important to prevent long-term problems. If recent onset neck pain is very painful then the use of cold or heat…

Facts About Lower Back Pain

  4 out of 5 people will experience back pain at least once in their lives. Serious conditions are rare causes of back pain. Most people with recent onset back pain recover within 6 weeks. Around 25% of people experience back pain on any given day. Back pain costs the country more than $1billion a year. Up to 1/3 of people don’t fully recover in the year after onset of back pain. What you can do to help yourself Appropriate early management of back pain is important to prevent long-term problems. If recent onset back pain is very painful then…
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Footy Season is Upon us, How to Select the Right Footy Boot for You!

  Athletes often choose their boots by appearance and not their performance or suitability to the individual. Getting your boots professionally fitted can make all the difference. You are looking for something that will address your foot shape, function, gait pattern, any injuries and player position to name a few. For example; using an ‘Asics Menace’ with a HG10mm pitch to the rear of the shoe, elevating the heel height is going to assist those young athletes with Achilles problems such as ‘Severs Disease’ by taking some pressure off, whilst assisting in propelling you forward. However, if you have any…
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Customised Functional Foot Orthotics for Athletes and Sports Persons

The foot, ankle and lower limb work together with the rest of the body in an extremely complex manner and adapt to different sports accordingly. Sports orthotics are customised and made bespoke for an individual, they can help reduce pain, fatigue and improve biomechanics and therefore reduce the risk injury and maximise performance. To learn just how complex most people will be able to try this test- with shorts on standing with bare feet, stand with your feet parallel to one another about 12” apart. Roll both your feet onto their outside edges of the foot with your arches up…
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Customised Functional Foot Orthotics for Athletes and Sports Persons

The foot, ankle and lower limb work together with the rest of the body in an extremely complex manner and adapt to different sports accordingly. Sports orthotics are customised and made bespoke for an individual, they can help reduce pain, fatigue and improve biomechanics and therefore reduce the risk injury and maximise performance. To learn just how complex most people will be able to try this test- with shorts on standing with bare feet, stand with your feet parallel to one another about 12” apart. Roll both your feet onto their outside edges of the foot with your arches up…
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MWC Heal Pain Info

Have you woken up in the morning, swung your feet over the side of the bed, and felt the stab of pain as you transfer your body weight to your feet for the first time that day? Or maybe you feel stabbing heel pain, numbness or tingling throughout the day when you get up and take the first few steps after you’ve been sitting for a while? If this sounds familiar, you could be suffering from plantar fasciitis, which is just a fancy technical name we give to pain caused by strain of the plantar fascia tissue in your heel. It’s…

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