INJURY BLOG: SPONDYLOLYSIS

INJURY BLOG: SPONDYLOLYSIS

Is your child or teen experiencing lower back pain that worsens when they play sports? A condition called spondylolysis may be the cause. Spondylolysis is a defect or stress fracture in the vertebra. It is a common cause of lower back pain in athletic children and...
Exercise blog: Strong spine workout

Exercise blog: Strong spine workout

As chiros, we love looking after spines. A happy spine is key to living a healthy and active life, so we want you to love looking after yours too! This means incorporating some core exercises into your weekly routine to help protect your lower back, improve posture...
Injury blog: Cervical spine facet joint lock

Injury blog: Cervical spine facet joint lock

Have you ever woken up with a stiff neck? There may be more to it than just a dodgy pillow or mattress. You could have experienced a cervical spine facet joint lock. Now, its formal name is a ‘zygapophyseal joint’ — but who on earth thought that was a good idea?!...
Injury blog: Rib sprain

Injury blog: Rib sprain

Ever felt a sudden burst of upper back pain? Does it hurt to sneeze or cough? You may have suffered a rib sprain. Here is a quick rundown of what you should know and more importantly, how we can help! What is a rib sprain? Your ribs are connected to the spine by...
The chiropractic adjustment

The chiropractic adjustment

Are you experiencing frequent headaches, neck or back pain? You may need an adjustment! Adjustments have amazing benefits for not only your spine but your whole well-being. It may seem a bit daunting at first but don’t worry, we’ve got your back — pun intended! What...