INJURY BLOG: SACROILIAC JOINT DYSFUNCTION

INJURY BLOG: SACROILIAC JOINT DYSFUNCTION

Are you experiencing pain in the lower back that radiates down your leg and gets worse when you run or exercise? You may have Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction. SI joint pain contributes to around 15-30% of back pain. It is more prevalent in women who are pregnant or...
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...
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...