Among people seeking back pain relief options, most choose chiropractic treatment. Many Australians go to chiropractors every year. Of this number, around one third are looking for relief from back pain from numerous causes, consisting of mishaps, sports injuries, and muscle pressures.
Modern living often entails hours of driving and hunching over workstations, which can play havoc to our necks. So it is no surprising that neck pain is the second most common condition that chiropractors treat. While neck pain is less common than back pain, millions of people experience neck pain and related arm pain at some stage in their lives and therefore seek chiropractic care.
If you are suffering from chronic headaches or migraines, you do not need convincing that they are one of the most painful and debilitating conditions you could possibly endure. Millions upon millions of dollars a year are spent on trying to find relief from this crippling illness. But what causes migraines?
Sciatic pain can be extremely debilitating, affecting every aspect of life. Simple tasks like getting out of bed, coughing, sneezing, or even using the bathroom can become a painful experience. Often people with sciatica wait until the pain becomes unbearable before they contact the chiropractor. Waiting can cause further damage. It is important that you […]
Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are very common and are caused by injuries affecting the shoulder joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. It is possible to do more movements with the arm than with any other part of the body. The arm is such a useful tool that it’s a pity that there are only two of them!
Poor posture simply makes your body work much harder. This added workload on the body means that postural problems inevitably lead to damage. Chiropractors often see cases when postural problems trigger a chain of events that can result in unnecessary pain and stiffness, stress on other parts of the body, and injuries that mean time […]
Scoliosis is a progressive, lateral curvature of the spine. Normally, when viewed from the side, the spine should have curves; but when viewed from the front, the spine should be straight. In scoliosis, the spine is curved even when it is on the front view.
A soft tissue injury is the result of a sprain, strain or bruise to a muscle, tendon or ligament. These injuries often occur during sports and exercise activities, but sometimes simple everyday activities can cause an injury. Whiplash is a common soft-tissue injury diagnosed and treated by chiropractors. Soft-tissue injuries fall into two basic categories, […]
Arthritis is a major cause of disability in Australia affecting people of all ages and walks of life. Arthritis is not a single condition. There are over 150 kinds of arthritis, all of which affect one or more joints in the body. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), fibromyalgia, […]
Your shoulders are composed of large muscles that regularly exert themselves when carrying, lifting, pushing, and pulling, all movements you will do countless times over your lifetime. Because of the extent of its use, shoulder injuries are commonplace.