Scoliosis is a subtle corkscrewing effect of the spine when viewing it from behind. It is quite normal to have an “S” bend from the side-on position, but if you have an “S” shaped from behind, its time to consult...Read more
Sciatica – How can your Chiropractor help?
How can a Chiropractor help Sciatica? For all the potential reasons you may be experiencing sciatic pain, diagnosing sciatica is extremely important. Chiropractic treatment focuses on the adjustment of the spine including mobilising stiff joints or releasing tight muscles and...Read more
Is my gym program causing my low back pain?
If you’re experiencing low back pain, it might not be your fault. In fact, the blame could lie with your gym program. Gym programs are notorious for neglecting to warm up properly and many encourage a poorly balanced workout. This...Read more
5 steps to relieve knee pain…. how to avoid knee pain
Knee pain is one of the most common types of pain that people experience. It can be caused by a variety of things, including osteoarthritis, overuse, and acute injuries. In this blog post, we will discuss five steps that you...Read more
Low Back Pain: 4 Things you’re doing that could be causing it
Living with lower back pain is, well, a pain. Aside from discomfort, it can severely restrict your quality of life. Before you can beat it, though, you must first understand why you experience this type of physical pain. Here’s all...Read more
Sciatica…. why does it keep coming back?
Sciatica is a condition that can cause a lot of pain and discomfort. For many people, it flares up periodically and then goes away. But for others, it seems to keep coming back no matter what they do. So what’s...Read more
Why Do I Feel Pain in My Hip Flexors When I Squat?
One of the most likely reasons can be pulling or straining of the hip flexor muscles, which become overly activated as you squat. Various factors though can cause hip pain during squatting exercises. Your Waterloo Chiropractor can determine the exact...Read more
Low Back Pain Guidelines
Low Back Pain Guidelines; adopting a proactive and preventative care for Low Back Pain? We explore Low Back Pain guidelines and these two papers are central to the clinic ethos at Waterloo Chiropractic. Australian researchers have cited the following reasons...Read more
Getting to know Susan Tyfield, Waterloo Chiropractor – Part 2
Over 15 years in Chiropractic practice, what proactive health care philosophy do you put into practice and why ? Consistency, consistency and consistency. All change can be hard when trying to maintain health. The secret is coming up with habits...Read more
Get to know Sue Tyfield (Waterloo Chiropractor) – Part 1
(After almost 5 years in the clinic) It’s time to learn a little more about Susan… Tell us a little bit about yourself ? I’m originally from South Africa where I grew up, studied and had a private practice for...Read more
Manual therapy before surgery, you have nothing to lose.
When is comes to the manual therapy skill set, Chiropractors are the experts in this field. Now that the science has caught up, it continues to shed light on the merit of lumbar spine manipulation. Below is a paper that...Read more
Get to know Ben Foley (Chiropractor)
1.What do you most ENJOY about your profession as a Chiropractor? Interaction with people on both a professional level as their Chiropractor and having conversation if they are open to a chat. I do enjoy helping my patients optimise their...Read more
What Causes Leg Cramps? Symptoms, Triggers, Treatments
A New Year Resolution often includes exercise, dieting and usually in excess! Here’s one thing to look out for as you ramp up your lifestyle changes in the hotter months. Leg Cramps! While leg cramps are common and often harmless,...Read more
Neck Stiffness: Information and Causes
Whenever a stiff neck occurs, it can cause discomfort and pain, limiting your range of motion and daily activities. Whilst neck pain occurs less frequently than low back pain, it can be more debilitating. Neck pain can also cause sleep...Read more
4 Actions That Will Cause You RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury)
At some point in our lives most of us have felt a Repetitive strain injury (RSI), we’ve been in pain in our muscles, nerves, and tendons due to repetitive body movements. Some sporting circles refer to this term as upper...Read more
Sciatica – How your Chiropractor can help? PART 1
Back pain can occur in a multitude of ways and on occasions can be debilitating. If you are experiencing piercing pain that runs down the back of your legs, this may be a sign of sciatica. Sciatica is a term...Read more
Benign Hypermobility Syndrome – could I have this?
BENIGN HYPERMOBILITY SYNDROME Benign hyper mobility syndrome is a syndrome where individuals have excessive joint laxity, or ‘flexible/double-jointed joints’. This syndrome often carries a strong family history and these people typically display their joint laxity as “Party Tricks” at the...Read more
Q and A with Ben Foley (Waterloo and Brighton Le Sands Chiropractor)
Get to know Ben Foley (Chiropractor) 1.What do you most ENJOY about your profession as a Chiropractor ? Interaction with people on both a professional level as their Chiropractor and having conversation if they are open to a chat. It’s an honour helping my...Read more
Recent cases in the clinic, Susan Tyfield – Chiropractor
An evidence – based, Sports Chiropractor Towards the back end of 2019 and into school and university holidays, I have seen an enormous spike in neck pain. And now into the Covid-19 pandemic and work from home boom, we have...Read more
Dry Needling – 101, By Sue Tyfield Chiropractor
Dry Needling, is one of the therapeutic soft tissue treatments administered by the practitioners in the clinic at Waterloo Chiropractic. So, what is Dry Needling ?? Dry Needling refers to the use of a solid filament needle where...Read more
BACKGROUND There are over a hundred different categories of headaches, most with their own sub categories. Ranging from serious conditions such as high blood pressure to safe headaches from muscle tension. It is important to have your headache diagnosed, especially...Read more
Exercise Choices: Dance, Pilates and Swimming
At Waterloo Chiropractic, we advocate for strength and conditioning training within your schedule. Your health is important. Are you looking for a new challenge away from your strength and conditioning training that will enhance your spinal health ? Here...Read more
Low Back Pain, 2018, the Lancet Journal’s Review.
Treatment for Low Back Pain – Summary by Academics “low back pain according to guidelines should be assessed by looking at the patients body, mind and social support network” “recommendations for early management are advice and education about low back...Read more
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy In Chiropractic Practice
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy In Chiropractic Practice Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Therapy is a growing soft tissue technique used in practice. Here is a study looking at its effectiveness in the chiropractic setting. Spinal manipulative therapy, Graston technique® and...Read more
Pole Dancing Injuries ? Benefit with Chiropractic
Managing your Pole Dancing injuries and ENHANCING your performance with Chiropractic ! Aerial sports, such as pole dancing or silks, have recently been gaining popularity as a form of fitness, combining dance and acrobatics. Many new, recreational athletes are...Read more
Manual Therapies For Spinal Health
Spinal Health… How ? Check out the Effectiveness of manual therapies: the UK evidence report Gert Bronfort, Mitch Haas, Roni Evans, Brent Leininger and Jay Triano Chiropractic & Osteopathy201018:3 2010 DOI: 10.1186/1746-1340-18-3 https://chiromt.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1746-1340-18-3 This is a comprehensive study of science that looks at the effectiveness of manual therapies for both...Read more
Study – Cervical Radiculopathy | Neck Pain | Waterloo Chiropractic
Comment : Here is a good article advocating for multiple treatment choices when it comes to injuries of the spine – such as cervical radiculopathy. At the clinic, we adopt an evidence informed and multi-modal treatment plan for spinal complaints...Read more
Osteoporosis – exercise interventions to consider.
The benefits of exercise on the human body is acknowledged within the clinic at Waterloo Chiropractic and Sports Massage. Here we investigate the use of exercise to reduce the process of osteoporosis in post menopausal women. “Exercise Intervention for Osteoporosis...Read more
Choosing your local providers – Waterloo Chiropractic
Are you looking for an article to read to assist you in your question… Do I need a physio or chiropractor for my back pain ? Your Waterloo Chiropractors suggest that you see the profession that plays to its strengths....Read more
Who goes to the chiropractor ? An insight and opportunity to promote health care.
Who consults chiropractors in Victoria, Australia?: Reasons for attending, general health and lifestyle habits of chiropractic patient. Melanie J. Charity, Helena C. Britt, Bruce F. Walker, Jane M. Gunn, Kirsty Forsdike-Young, Barbara I. Polus, Simon D. French. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies201624:28 DOI: 10.1186/s12998-016-0110-2 https://chiromt.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12998-016-0110-2 There are 1000’s of practising chiropractors in Australia and in our clinic, patients present to the...Read more