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Referred Pain

Chiropractors are routinely asked ‘What is referred pain?’ You might be experiencing what you assume are minor aches and pains. These could occur anywhere in multiple forms, from tingling pain down the arms or legs to soreness in the hips. Often, the source of these pains is the spine, even when the pain is elsewhere. […]

Get Moving at Work!

Sit down. Stand up. Move around. Repeat. Today a lot more jobs require 8 hours plus of sitting at a desk, most of it staring at a computer. What this means is your spine isn’t exactly getting what it needs. Sitting down all day and not getting up and walking around is not good for […]

Sleeping and Mental Health

Sleep and mental health are intimately linked. We all know that after a sleepless night we can feel a bit tired and irritable, but most of us can bounce back after a good night’s sleep. People who suffer from chronic sleep problems have more difficulty recognising and managing emotions, and are at double the risk […]

Tailbone Pain

Tailbone pain happens when there is an injury in the coccyx. This pain is also called coccyx pain. The tailbone or coccyx is located at the bottom part of the spinal column. It protrudes the most when you are sitting down. Falling is the most common way to sustain an injury to your tailbone. Many […]

What is Asthma?

Asthma is thought to be caused by a combination of environmental and genetic factors, asthma is a chronic lung condition that inflames and narrows the airways that bring air from the nose and mouth to the lungs. Symptoms from this can include difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing and tightness in the chest. Asthma can in fact […]

Considered Seeing A Chiropractor?

If you suffer from a health problem and have considered seeing a chiropractor? Imagine for a moment that its 6 months from today… You’re enjoying what you love to do…playing golf, playing with the kids, or maybe just laying on a beach somewhere. You’re free of the pain and health issues that were holding you […]

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) is described as one of the most severe pains known to man. It is a disorder of the trigeminal nerve that produces sudden, excruciating bouts of facial pain. This pain typically strikes where the nerve branches to the nose, lips, eyes, ears, scalp, forehead, upper and lower jaw, and even the tongue. […]

Whiplash

Whiplash for many can occur when involved in a car accident or by any number of knocks, falls or slips and sports injuries, and can be excruciatingly painful. Many people are shocked to realise that even mild cases of whiplash can happen just by simply turning your head too fast in one direction, being knocked […]

Cold Laser Therapy

  ABOUT COLD LASER THERAPY We started using cold laser at our Southport clinic 8 years ago. We needed something at our clinic that was more than just the standard treatments that just were not getting the results we wanted. We needed something to treat those problem conditions that just weren’t responding to conventional standardised […]

Back Pain

Our spine is a sophisticated structure composed of bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments.  We can sprain ligaments, strain muscles, rupture discs and irritate joints – all of which can cause back pain. While we can all understand how accidents and sports injuries can cause back pain, sometimes even the simplest of movements (like picking a […]