Hamstring tightness is a common examination finding at Dee Why Chiropractic Care and a lot of these patients suffer from low back pain. Although there are many causes of low back pain, tight hamstring could be an underlying cause or a contributing factor.
Text neck is a real thing and is becoming increasingly more common due to advancements in technology. Many people today suffer from pain and stiffness in the neck and upper back due to overuse of mobile phones and tablet devices.
The sacroiliac joints (SIJ) are two joints that connect the pelvis with the sacrum. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is commonly seen at Dee Why Chiropractic Care and is usually attributed to joint inflammation or altered motion.
As humans we are meant to be upright and are built for movement. Anatomically we haven’t changed much from our “hunter/gatherer” ancestors however our lifestyles have quite significantly....
Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilisation (IASTM) is basically a range of different tools used by a physiotherapist or chiropractor to efficiently detect areas of soft tissue adhesions and/or chronic inflammation.
The sciatic nerve is comprised of five sets of nerve roots that exit the lumbar and sacral spine. The sciatic nerve travels from the low back all the way down the back of the leg to the foot. Many things can cause low back and with the presence of leg pain however true sciatica is due to irritation of the sciatic nerve or the nerve roots that comprise it.
Low back pain is extremely common, as 80% of us will experience it at some point in our lifetime. Low back pain can come on suddenly or can linger for years to the point you just get used it. Fortunately if you are suffering from low back pain, there is a solution and you don’t have to put up with it any longer!
Having a strong core has many benefits and at Dee Why Chiropractic Care we emphasise its importance! The core is the body’s powerhouse, it is responsible for protecting your internal organs, facilitates movement and protects your spine and nervous system!
Neck pain and stiffness is extremely common in today’s population. A lot of us develop poor posture, which increases the strain of the joints, muscles, and ligaments in the neck. Poor posture in the presence of neck pain is a common presentation we see here at Dee Why Chiropractic Care and is something we can definitely help you resolve!