• Flex for Jiu Jitsu

    Competing in Brazilian jiu jitsu can be taxing on the body. As a ground based grappling martial art with Judo throws from the standing position, you will often experience high levels of pressure and force on your body, particularly the joints. Because of this it is not uncommon for practitioners to experience joint swelling and displaced vertebrae. This can combated by enhancing your overall muscular strength, but also by working closely with a physiotherapist or chiropractor during your period of recovery. [Read More]

  • Spinal Health: Should You Consult an Expert for Your Back Pain?

    Most people will experience back pain at one point in their lives. In most cases, the cause of the aches can be traced back to strenuous activities such as lifting improperly, poor sleeping habits and bad posture. Often, the pain is not severe and can usually be resolved through the use of heat therapy, ice packs, rest and correction of behaviours. However, in some situations, the underlying problems might not be so simple. [Read More]

  • Should You Seek Chiropractic Care? Here are 4 Reasons Why You Should Visit Your Chiropractor

    While chiropractic care has become an acceptable treatment option, many people still think it's only useful if you have back or neck pain. What people don't know is that the spine can affect the entire body. Besides getting incredible relief from back pain and neck issues, below are extra benefits you will get from regular visits to a chiropractor. Graceful Aging A significant number of people who visit chiropractors are older men and women who suffer from back pain. [Read More]

  • Chiropractors provide critical muscle care

    The body, through its intricate muscular system, can be adjusted by using mechanical means and without the need for drug or surgical treatment. Such intricate mechanical adjustments lead to the fixing of muscoskeletal disorders that affect the nervous system and the general health of individuals. Chiropractors are the primary providers of this important muscle care. Chiropractors are highly qualified professionals who possess an in-depth knowledge of the muscle system, and these intricate mechanical adjustments are the cornerstone of chiropractic treatment. [Read More]

  • Why and How to Take a Stand Against Your Child's Bad Posture

    Does your child slouch too often, bend their knees when they walk, lean their head too far to one side or complain of aches and pains in their midline or muscles? If so, they may have bad posture. It's important to address bad posture in children as it can have serious negative effects, and one of the best ways to do so is by seeing a children's chiropractor. Read on to find out why you need to take a stand against your child's postural imbalance, and how chiropractic can help. [Read More]

  • A better solution for recurring headaches

    Probably every grownup has experienced a headache problem at some point in their life. Some are frequent, some are sporadic, some are dreary and excruciating, and some lead to unbearable pain and nausea. When suffering from an excruciating headache, what do you do? Do you lie down? Grit your teeth and proceed with your work? Take a pill and expect the pounding to go away? Well, there's a better solution. According to chiropractors, spinal manipulative therapy is an effective form of treatment for tension headaches and those that stem from the neck. [Read More]

  • Simple Ways to Ease Lower Back Pain

    The lower back is comprised of many muscles, ligaments, bones, joints, and nerves that all work together to allow movement and flexibility. However, the complexity of the lower back can also leave it prone to injury and associated pain. Due to this, around 1 in 6 Australians experience lower back pain each year. Injuries to the lower back can occur from simple everyday movements – such as lifting, carrying, and bending – or as the result of an accident. [Read More]