Chiropractic treatment for hip pain

Excruciating hip pain can affect your mobility and independence. With extensive use, the hip joint is prone to wear and tear resulting in pain. There’s an increasing number of people of all ages who seek medical treatment for hip joints. Some culprits of hip pain are as a result of underlying medical conditions, while some are due to past injuries and trauma. One effective way you may be able to treat your hip pain is by visiting a chiropractor. They can offer a natural way of minimising the symptoms associated with hip pain. First, let’s explore the reasons behind your…

Travelling with lower back pain: a survival guide

Every back pain sufferer dreads travelling; with the risk of exacerbating your condition during long haul flights, and the nights of disturbed sleep due to uncomfortable hotel bedding, it’s understandable why most avoid the experience. Travelling should be an enjoyable and relaxing experience; in this article, we share with you the tips to ensure your next holiday is pain-free, and how to manage your lower back pain easily when treatment isn’t readily available. Receive treatment before you leave Preparing for your trip is critical, and leaving home at your peak physical condition will set you up for your travels ideally.…

Common podiatry myths you should ignore

If you’re having trouble with your feet, you may be tempted to self-diagnose and treat your condition using information from the internet. Unfortunately, there are plenty of podiatry-related myths circulating online that should be ignored. We’ve put together a few below. Remember that you should book a trip to a professional podiatrist as soon as you start experiencing issues with your feet. Myth #1. Ill-fitting shoes can cause bunions Whilst uncomfortable shoes can make bunions worse, they are not the root cause. Bunions are actually caused by a genetic condition whereby the bones of the big toe lean towards the…

Starting a new exercise routine: what your chiropractor wants you to know

Beginning a new exercise regime is an exciting time; your motivation is at its peak, and your physical success is on the horizon. However, every day, our Perth chiropractors treat people just like you; people who’ve succumbed to the excitement of their new regime but neglected to look after their aches and pains in the process. In this article, we share with you everything your chiropractor wants you to know before you start your new, intense physical routine, and the simple ways you can avoid injuries during this lifestyle change. Start slow When beginning any exercise regime, the pace in…

Is chiropractic care suitable for the elderly?

It is not uncommon for older people to be a little wary of seeking chiropractic treatment. Indeed, whilst many suffer from conditions such as hip pain or joint problems, many also view themselves as too fragile to allow chiropractors to conduct treatments such as spinal adjustments. Despite these misgivings, many older patients could actually benefit from chiropractic care. Qualified chiropractors are well-trained to ensure that their patients are safe at all times and will be able to offer advice regarding suitable treatments. Older people who visit a chiropractor could reap the following benefits: 1. Increased quality of life Getting older…

The Main Myths and Misconceptions About Chiropractic Treatment

For years, plaguing chiropractic are the misconceptions about treatment styles, education and the effectiveness of this type of therapy. Despite the numerous amounts of satisfied patients who praise the practice highly, myths about chiropractors fail to go away. In this article, we share with you the most common concerns asked of us each day about chiropractors and their treatment style, and we debunk the most popular yet untrue myths plaguing our industry. Myth: Cracking is all a chiropractor can do Spinal manipulation is a treatment style chiropractors specialise in, distinct from other therapies. However, this is just one treatment method…

Five at home headache survival tips

The onset of headache and migraine pain can occur seemingly instantly, and if you suffer from migraines and headaches regularly, you’ll know it isn’t always possible to visit your chiropractor when your symptoms flare-up. While you wait to receive treatment for your headache or migraine, there are many ways in which you can ease the pain, allowing you to continue with everyday life, return to work or manage the discomfort. In this article, we take you through the simple tricks to surviving headache pain, and the ways to make your condition less painful for you in the interim. Book in…

Surprising causes of everyday pain

We all get twinges and niggles of pain every so often. Occasionally, however, this pain can last for a long time and get in the way of our everyday lives. It is often difficult to find reasons for persistent discomfort, and some of the most common causes may surprise you. To clear up any confusion, we’ve put together a few seemingly harmless causes of pain that could be affecting your health: 1. Texting and phone use As digital technology improves at an unprecedented pace, many of us find ourselves glued to phone screens. Whilst the number of people benefiting from…

The essential care tips for feet at every age

Your feet are easily the most neglected parts of your body; with pain originating in your feet radiating right through your body, to infections that can quickly worsen, your feet require constant care, no matter your age. As professional Perth podiatrists, we encounter many neglected feet, and in this article, we share with you the tips to perfect pain-free, healthy feet by detailing the activities you need to be performing regularly, and the footwear decisions to help you stay on your feet for the long run! Wash and dry attentively A simple splash of water on your feet during your…

Why is perinatal chiropractic care important?

Many mothers will tell you that back pain and pregnancy seem to go hand in hand. And not just back pain, but also hip pain, sciatica, headaches, and even migraines. That’s because as your baby grows, it puts extra strain on your spine and joints, particularly in the final weeks of pregnancy as your baby almost doubles in size. As a result of these changes, your centre of gravity shifts, and you may not even notice that you’ve adjusted your posture to accommodate it, putting further strain on your spine. Unfortunately, that strain doesn’t subside once the baby is born.…

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