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How many treatments will I need?

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  It’s an age old question, and one that is often thought about by new patients as they endeavour to try ‘something new’ to help combat those recurrent back pain episodes. I once went to a seminar many years ago that evolved around patient communication. As chiropractors we get excited about bones, spines, ligaments, muscles, […]

Chiropractic: The Princess and the Pea

Sleeping on an inappropriate mattress can contribute to back pain.

Over the sixteen years of being on the forefront of chiropractic treatment, there is a scenario that plays out time and time again. Patients  get real relief (if not complete resolution) of their presenting joint and muscle pains from chiropractic manipulation of the joint[s]- and appropriate soft therapy such as massage, trigger point therapy. During […]

Chiropractic and the Cracking Myth

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One of the biggest barriers to people coming to see a chiropractor about their back problems are the stories that circulate about the sound that occurs when a manipulation (or adjustment) is applied to a joint. Chinese whispers are where people tell a sequence of repetitions of a story, each one differing slightly from the […]

Smartphone Neck

Quicker. We need to know things instantly.

Humans were designed to stand upright. And yet in this modern world, too many of us spend our days with our heads slumped over for a simple reason: we’re staring at the tiny screen of a smartphone. People spend an average of 2 to 4 hours each day with their neck bent at this unnatural […]