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How To Avoid Neck Pain When Playing Video Games

How To Avoid Neck Pain When Playing Video Games

  Neck and upper back pain can be quite common side-effects of frequent video gaming, and happens as a result of poor posture. Usually this is as a result of excessively leaning forward and squashing the vertebra in your neck. Alongside neck and/or upper back pain,...

What Diet Is Best For Humans?

What Diet Is Best For Humans?

  There is a lot of debate surrounding what kind of diet would be best for humans in general, since the boom in popularity of niche diets such as the vegan, paleo and keto diets have touted superior health benefits. In today’s article we’re going to be discussing the...

What Causes Back Pain When Bending Forwards?

What Causes Back Pain When Bending Forwards?

  Back pain when bending forwards is quite common if you experience bouts of back pain from time to time. It can also be a trigger for many people if done incorrectly, since there is a more correct form you should be adopting to bend forwards. This type of back pain...

Can Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Be Reversed?

Can Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Be Reversed?

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (or PCOS) is a metabolic disorder that affects around 8-12% of women at reproductive age, and is one of the biggest causes of infertility amongst women. Today we’re going to be covering a very brief overview of the condition, but also ways...

How To Build Bone Density While You’re Young

How To Build Bone Density While You’re Young

  In this article, we’re going to be discussing bone density, when your bone density for life is mostly solidified, and how the younger population can be building the bone density that will help to prevent issues later in life. So if you have children, or have young...

What Is Epigenetics?

What Is Epigenetics?

  To understand epigenetics, it’s useful to get a grasp on the role they play on the body. A great analogy of this we found on Mind Body Microbiome, is that epigenetics is similar to an orchestra playing music. While your genes would be the musical notes, epigenetics...

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Why Painkillers Don’t Work For Back Pain

Why Painkillers Don’t Work For Back Pain

 In this week’s article, we’re going to talk about why the use of painkillers for back pain can be questionable, and not necessarily the most useful thing for this type of problem. A huge proportion of patients we see here at the clinic have been previously prescribed...

What Is Osteoporosis?

What Is Osteoporosis?

We often see patients who are dealing with osteoporosis who are struggling with an element of pain resulting from their condition. Osteoporosis is a bone disease, diagnosed when the body loses bone density. This can occur over time, or if the body starts to produce...

Will A Bulging Disc Heal On Its Own?

Will A Bulging Disc Heal On Its Own?

An enquiry we hear quite often is, can my bulging disc heal on its own? Can it be healed with treatment? The answer is quite complex, so we’re going to be dedicating this week’s article to explaining this for you. First and foremost, what is a slipped disc? In between each vertebra of your spine is a cushiony disc that protects your spine and shock absorbs on a daily basis. It also keeps your spine’s movement smooth and fluid.

How To Look After Your Back Over Christmas

How To Look After Your Back Over Christmas

  Christmas time usually involves you using your body is a slightly different way to your normal day-to-day life. As a result, there are a few activities you should be aware of that may increase your risk of tweaking your back, and things you can do to pre-empt...

Why Is Core Strength Important For Back Pain?

Why Is Core Strength Important For Back Pain?

  Building core strength is an integral part of actually recovering from back pain, but in general it’s importance is not insisted upon enough as part of a normal rehabilitation program. You might have heard the term ‘engage your core’ thrown around in your yoga...

What Is PRP Therapy?

What Is PRP Therapy?

  Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy is a newer treatment approach for soft tissue injuries, such as tendinopathies, muscle strains or ligaments strains. Although it has been used successfully in the treatment of many high-profile athletes, studies and clinical trials are...

Is Swimming Good For Back Pain?

Is Swimming Good For Back Pain?

Generally, exercising with back pain is encouraged as it encourages blood flow and increased circulation through the body. This is because it can help carry nutrition to the muscles and tissues, improve your strength and flexibility and release natural endorphins that can be a source of powerful pain relief. In the case where the patient is older, more frail, or simply their back pain is quite severe, swimming can generally be a good exercise to participate in.

Why Is Bad Posture Comfortable?

Why Is Bad Posture Comfortable?

  One of the most common questions we get here at the clinic, is patients asking why their bad posture is so comfortable? The answer to this question is relatively simple, and correcting your posture can require some real determination and persistence - but like...

What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

 Stem cells are a very unique group of cells in our body that have the ability to multiply into new stem cells, or form specialised cells with specific functions. The cells divide to form more cells, called daughter cells, or become specialised cells - such as heart...

What Causes Arthritis In The Spine?

What Causes Arthritis In The Spine?

  We do see patients quite regularly at the clinic with arthritis in their spine, we even see cases where the 25 year old patient has the same objective degree of damage as the 65 year old patient. In both cases, it’s usually the case that they have been told by their...

When Should You Have Surgery For Back Pain?

When Should You Have Surgery For Back Pain?

If you have back or neck pain, when is it right to have surgical intervention? This is a difficult question, but it’s something we hear regularly at the clinic, read on to find out our expert opinion.

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

What Is Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

Have you been given a diagnosis of sacroiliac joint dysfunction? In our experience of treating patients, there are very few cases where the patient has true sacroiliac dysfunction. This is because the joint cannot be moved in isolation, only with the involvement of other joints and muscles.

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

  Today we’re going to talk about carpal tunnel syndrome - exactly what it is, and from our point of view how we would distinguish if the patient has true carpal tunnel syndrome, or if it’s actually more of an issue stemming from the patient’s neck. So what is carpal...

What Can Cause Leg Pain When Walking?

What Can Cause Leg Pain When Walking?

Are you suffering with leg pain when walking? Today we’re talking about nerve pain occurring in the leg – for which you might be experiencing sensations including burning pain, tingling, pins & needles, shooting pain or weakness in your legs.

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