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ANAESTHESIA VS. PARAESTHESIA

ANAESTHESIA VS. PARAESTHESIA

Have you heard of anaesthesia and paraesthesia? Can you guess what these medical terms refer to? Read on to find out more! Anaesthesia means loss of sensation. You can experience it in small or large parts of your body if there is something wrong with your nerves. It...

JOINTS 101

JOINTS 101

Joints are the point where two bones articulate and move. Our bodies have between 250 and 350 joints, connecting many bones and allowing us to be mobile! Read on to learn about the different types and some common causes of joint pain. Types of joints Joints are bound...

INJURY BLOG: DISC BULGE

INJURY BLOG: DISC BULGE

Bulging discs, disc prolapse, slipped disc, herniated disc…do any of these terms sound familiar? Your spine contains spongy, cushion-like discs between each vertebra. These spinal discs (also known as intervertebral discs) provide shock absorption, while also keeping...

BACK CARE ADVICE FOR NEW MUMS

BACK CARE ADVICE FOR NEW MUMS

As Mother’s Day is fast approaching, our thoughts turn to celebrating mothers. Being a new mum can be tough both physically and mentally. It can be especially tough on the spine! It is not uncommon for new mums to suffer back pain. Taking care of a new baby involves a...

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...

DIABETES & YOUR FEET

DIABETES & YOUR FEET

Have you wondered about the connection between diabetes and your feet? Here is what you need to know about your feet and diabetes – and why it is so important to look after your health. How does diabetes affect feet? Having diabetes may increase your risk of...

12 common chiropractic terms and what they mean

12 common chiropractic terms and what they mean

We live and breathe all things chiropractic. We’ve spent years studying the spine and body - so let us break down 12 of the most common chiropractic terms that may come up in your treatment. After all, we want you to understand the benefits of chiropractic treatment,...

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...

Raw Food Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Raw Food Diet: Everything You Need to Know

Have you fallen into a diet rut? Are you relying on one-too-many oven pizzas or ‘quick snacks’? While your everyday life can get in the way of eating a healthy diet, we all need to be responsible for how we eat. Following a raw diet—for a short period—could be a smart...

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