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!