Children often have to carry many books, lunch and sports clothes and equipment around with them at school. This added load can often lead to strain on the developing spine, and therefore increase the risk of developing spinal injury. It is important for parents to help their children understand the importance of carrying their bags […]
Most of us sit for long periods in front of the computer, or at the desk. Even traveling to work requires sitting. Sitting generally puts about 50% more pressure on our discs, so it is important to take a few pointers into account when sitting: Sit right at the back of your chair and
Headaches are one of the most common reasons for people to seek out medical help. Several factors may lead to headaches including stress, anxiety, allergies, eye strain, tense muscles, whiplash and even neck pain. One of the most common types of headaches is due to muscle tension of the neck and shoulders caused by
Many musculoskeletal complaints arise from injuries acquired from sports, whether playing socially or league. These injuries are often caused by incorrect biomechanics of the sportsman or woman’s body or over exertion of tired or previously injured muscles. Training with an injury may cause greater damage to that area and later may lead to associated syndromes,
Teaching your self good posture can decrease, eliminate or avoid neck and back pain: When feeding, it is important to sit in a chair that offers good support and allows you to feel comfortable and relaxed. Sit right at the back of your chair, feet flat on the floor and knees and hips in
Regular chiropractic care is an integral part of the prenatal and postpartum care during pregnancy. With the release of the hormone relaxin, increased weight as well as change in weight distribution, the pregnant mother is predisposed to joint pain, muscle fatigue and possible nerve impingements affecting mostly (but not isolated to) the spinal and
Children are often falling or experiencing bumps when playing, jumping on the trampoline or learning a new sport. Have you ever wondered what harm was done? Even though children are able to bounce back from an injury quickly, there are times when that injury is too much and can contribute to altered spinal function.
We all ask “why would a newborn baby need to see a Chiropractor, when Chiropractors deal with pain?” Well, hopefully I can answer this question with a small explanation of what Chiropractors actually do: Chiropractors correct fixations in the spine, this is an area of the spine that is malfunctioning due to several factors,