Faulty breathing behaviour is something we see frequently in clinic! It can be both the cause and effect of poor posture. Given breathing is something we really can’t avoid… well not for too long anyway… it is a very important aspect of your health, especially when dealing with spinal related disorders.
Text Neck, it’s the modern day epidemic. How is your phone changing your posture? Right now you’re probably hunched over it, or a tablet, or slumping at the desk to read this off your computer!
Posture is more than just a bunch of reflexive muscle actions and the anatomy of your skeletal system. Your posture is in part an outward projection of your emotional state!
Did you know that postural misalignment predicts future pain and injury, but is also a consequence of previous pain and injury. Your bad posture can lead to a myriad of different pain syndromes including, rotator cuff injury, headache, neck tension, carpal tunnel like syndrome, golfers elbow etc. That’s just in the upper limb. It can also influence low back pain, ankle strains, […]
Sometimes a picture speaks a thousand words… Check out the amazing changes we have seen in some of our recent patient’s posture.
When we talk about ‘Posture’ the quick assumption to make is that we are merely talking about the idea of whether you stand up straight and tall, head up and shoulders back. While this is a most important part of the story it really does not give us insight into the whole truth of what […]
Tendons are the strong soft tissues which attached your muscles to your bones. They are very resilient, as they transfer all the power generated by your muscles to your bones, keeping you upright and moving. Tendonitis is a tendon injury which may have only been around for a short amount of time. It is defined […]
Sciatica when used in its everyday sense describes a symptom. The symptom of pain, felt either just down the back of the thigh or all the way down the back of the leg to the foot. Sciatica can be with or without back pain. It can be intermittent or constant. A slight irritation or completely […]
Migraine relief starts with triggers you should be aware of So we know migraines are a neurological event. And we know that there are mechanical triggers for them. But we also know that there are biochemical triggers and emotional triggers. So if we do have a biochemical trigger, why should something like cheese, milk, beer […]
Vomiting? Nauseous? Extreme sensitivity to bright lights and sound? Throbbing Headache? Pain that last for days? Can’t perform your daily tasks? Well, if you are experiencing two or more of these symptoms its more than likely that you have a migraine. Read more