The main benefits of chiropractic treatment

Chiropractic treatment is a natural way to help improve your health and well-being. Although people often associate chiropractic treatment with back or neck pain, it can help with a variety of different conditions. Chiropractors use gentle manual adjustments using their hands to put the spine and joints into better alignment to relieve symptoms and treat injuries. Here are just some of the ways that chiropractors can help you: 1. Improves your lifestyle Chiropractic care is enjoyable and comfortable because it is a natural approach to healing. Chiropractors don’t use drugs or surgery, they use gentle, safe adjustments of your spine…

How can a chiropractor help with your back pain?

Back pain is an extremely common problem that can put a toll on our everyday lives. Contrary to common belief, back pain can occur no matter what age you are. After all, our bodies are not designed to sit for hours at a time, despite this being what most people do for their jobs. With serious back problems resulting from something as minor as poor posture, chiropractors are a great option to help treat and relieve your back pain in a drug-free and effective way. Experience natural relief from back pain Chiropractic care is a popular option for treating back…

What is neuralgia?

Sharp pains, stabbing sensations, and even a feeling like burning or tender skin without any obvious injury or wound can be alarming. This type of pain, without an obvious external cause, is usually the result of a damaged or irritated nerve. This is often referred to as neuralgia. What is neuralgia? Nerves can be squeezed or pinched in a number of ways which can cause damage. Nerve pain or damage is called neuralgia. The stabbing, burning or tender pain caused by neuralgia can feel very severe. The damaged nerve can be anywhere in the body, and the pain is caused…

Spinal health in the hospitality industry

Serving others is central to the hospitality industry, but it's often done at the expense of workers' physical wellbeing. Working long and unusual hours, spending a lot of time on your feet, and performing manual or repetitive tasks all take their toll on the body and can even cause stress or injury. High staff turnover means safety training is often scaled back in order to get people working quickly. If you work in hospitality, you'll be glad to know there are things you can do to look after your spine and reduce the risk of an injury in the workplace.…

Lower limb problems? Here's an introduction to RPW Shockwaves

RPW Shockwave treatment has been introduced to our Melville Wellness Centre by Ben, our superb podiatrist. It has already delivered terrific results for a variety of our patients. It works by repairing damage, assisting rehabilitation, and moving the recovery process forward. Key conditions where this treatment has proved effective RPW therapy has been shown, in clinical studies, to offer vital relief for a range of foot, tendon, ligament, ankle, calf and knee conditions. These include chronic tendinopathies, Plantar Fasciitis and myofascial trigger points. How RPW Shockwave treatment works RPW stands for Radial Pressure Waves. This term describes how the waveform…

Understanding rotator cuff tendonitis

As the name suggests, tendonitis affects the tendons (and muscles) and concerns the movement in and around your shoulder joint. If you have heard the term 'tennis elbow' for that area of your body, you can quickly appreciate why rotator cuff tendonitis has also been called 'tennis shoulder'. Alternatives to this might also be swimmer's or pitcher's shoulder. Of course, as a Melville Wellness Centre chiropractor well knows, this problem is certainly not confined to the most sporting among us! Common symptoms and causes to watch out for This is a condition which tends to develop over a period of…

5 expert podiatry tips for school shoes

Your little one will spend a significant amount of their day running about in their school shoes, so it’s worth applying some good podiatry practice when choosing the best pair for them. It’s never too soon to think about good podiatry health, so we’ve put together the following expert tips to help you ensure your children get the right fit this school year. 1. Get fitted professionally Children grow and develop at different rates, including their feet and shoe size! We recommend getting professionally fitted at the start of every school year as a minimum. Many stores that sell children’s…

3 questions to ask your new chiropractor or podiatrist

We've previously discussed the 3 signs you need to visit a chiropractor or podiatrist, but choosing the right one for you can be tricky. One of the best ways to determine this is through an initial consultation where you can ask some vital questions. If this is your first visit, you might feel unsure what questions you should ask. 3 questions to ask a chiropractor or podiatrist Below, we've covered 3 questions we believe should form part of any initial consultation: 1. Have you treated many patients with similar issues to me? It’s always good to know the chiropractor or…

What are chiropractic adjustments?

There are many misconceptions surrounding chiropractic services, such as that chiropractors crack bones. In reality, the cracks or pops you may hear during a chiropractic appointment are known as adjustments and have many potential benefits for patients. Our fantastic chiropractic team at Melville Wellness Centre is committed to ensuring gentle and effective treatments for all our patients. What do our adjustments do, are they safe, and do you need to visit a chiropractor to be adjusted? Read on to learn more. Adjustments are more than just “back cracks” Many of us have surely “popped” our necks or backs and thought…

Some common causes of problems in and around your hips

If you were watching a sci-fi movie about creating 'artificial humans', then it would probably have taken the 'mad scientists' a long time to perfect the hips! They are so constantly in use, and in so many ways. Sitting down, standing up, from walking to sprinting - as well as proving the vital attachment for so many muscles and ligaments. It's not surprising then that they can malfunction - and at any age. There can be a wide range of reasons for the sudden or gradual onset of hip pain. This is why it pays to contact an experienced Perth…

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