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Disc Injury

Disc injuries relate to the intervertebral disc between the vertebrae in the spine. There are a total of 24 vertebrae in a normal human spine. The most common areas for disc injuries to occur are in the lumbar spine, although it is possible for them to occur in cervical and thoracic regions also…

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Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is the most common pain experienced. Up to 80% of people will experience lower back pain in their lives at one time or another. The cause of lower back pain can be many and varied. Often lower back pain will occur suddenly and from the simplest things like bending to pick up a pencil…

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Neck Pain

eck pain, after lower back pain is probably the next most common problem with the spine. Your neck is highly mobile and obviously important to function normally in our everyday activities. With this mobility however also comes the risk of injury. Examples of things that can cause neck pain could be…

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Headaches and Migraines

Headaches are multifactorial, meaning there are many causes. Chiropractic can help with headaches that are caused from any biomechanical or neurological interference in the neck or skull. This is termed a cervicogenic headache. This can include migraines as well…

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Shoulder Pain, Arm Pain, Wrist and hands (Carpal Tunnel)

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, and for good reason. It allows us the mobility to achieve our everyday tasks. With this increased mobility however, comes increased instability. Often shoulder problems don’t actually originate in the shoulder but higher up in the neck…

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Pins and Needles, and Numbness

Numbness is characterised by an area of the body that has lost sensation. There are a number of causes of numbness but all are related to the nervous system in that area not getting the messages back to the brain so that you can feel that area. Pins and needles are the precursor to numbness where you feel a tingling in that…

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Arthritis and Joint Problems

Arthritis is a condition which results in degeneration of the joints. There are a number of types of arthritis. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which is degeneration of the joints due to ‘wear and tear’. This wear and tear is not due to age, rather posture and lifestyle…

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is curvature of the spine. Scoliosis can be a serious condition and in rare cases can require surgery. Chiropractic can be a great asset when it comes to scoliosis. Scoliosis is much more prevalent in females and often has a genetic history. It is important for all girls to get a checkup before the age of 11…

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Chiropractic and children

It is important to maintain children’s spines as they grow and develop. From the day a baby is born there is stress on the spine. 80% of babies will have a subluxation in the upper neck just from the birth process. As children start to become mobile there will be many falls and impacts…

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Pregnancy

Chiropractic Care can be quite helpful during all stages of pregnancy. Most women experience lower back pain due to weight gain, hormone changes, ligamentous laxity and a shift in the weight bearing structures such as the pelvis and spine. Chiropractic care, through very gentle…

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