Category: Spine

Shoulder Pain and a Pinched Nerve

Shoulder Pain and a Pinched Nerve A pinched nerve in the shoulder can happen when a nerve coming from the neck is irritated or ‘pressed’ on by a misaligned vertebra. […]

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Spinal Distortions

Spinal Distortions Overview Spinal distortions can occur and relate to an abnormal alignment or curve of the bony vertebral column. Adult scoliosis and kyphosis can be caused by age-related wear […]

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Facet Joint Syndrome/Arthritis

Facet Joint Syndrome/Arthritis Overview Facet joint syndrome is an arthritis-like condition of the spine that can be a significant source of back and neck pain. It is caused by degenerative […]

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease Overview Degenerative disc disease (DDD) affects the discs that separate the spine bones. As you age, the spine begins to show signs of wear and tear as […]

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Explaining Chiropractic…

The word ‘Chiropractic’ comes from the Greek word ‘Cheir’ (meaning ‘hand’) and ‘Praktos’ (meaning ‘done’), i.e. done by hand. The developer of chiropractic, Daniel David Palmer, chose the name. A […]

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Does your spine need re-aligning?

Are you worried that your back is maybe ‘out’ and it’s affecting how your feel and what you can do?  Are you getting side affects from the medication you are […]

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Why go to a Chiropractor?

Without warning, back pain can change your world. It’s something we’ve seen often. Panic can set in when bills need paying and you’re not able to work.  Things can quickly […]

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Stress on the Spine: Social Media Neck Syndrome

A decade ago the great postural concern for health practitioners was the weight of backpacks when worn by students and travellers.  Backpacks were commonly slung over the shoulder, often heavily […]

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