Posture: Take a Look in the Mirror

The brain connects to the human body via the nervous system

Head back, shoulders back, chin tucked in. Rotate your pelvis back, tuck your tummy in. There. The perfect posture. Posture is important as it gives each individual the best alignment for the skeletal structure. Better alignment results in less stress on the joints and muscles. It also makes us more energy efficient, therefore less tired […]

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 & Placebo

We desire instant relief from pain. The magic bullet of medication will not find the cause

When you look at the overall view of a chiropractic treatment – man (or women) clicks bone – person having bone ‘clicked’ feels better..It’s all very strange. Indeed, there are some that would argue that having your bones ‘clicked’ and feeling better is nothing more than a ‘placebo’ effect. To put it in simple terms, the very thought […]

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: Who’s Laughing Now?

You've been to see a Chiropractor?

Chiropractic has been around as a profession for nearly 120 years. As a treatment, the art of spinal and joint manipulation has been around for centuries. As a profession, chiropractic has endured a great deal of scepticism, mostly from the medical profession-less so from the public at large. Over the years there have been concerted […]