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
Scoliosis, screen your spine at Waterloo Chiro
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
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
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
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
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
Evidence Based Guidelines For Neck Pain
Evidence-based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with neck pain. Bryans R, Decina P, Descarreaux M, Duranleau M, Marcoux H, Potter B, Ruegg RP, Shaw L, Watkin R, White E J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Jan;37(1):42-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2013.08.010. Epub 2013...Read more
Low Back Pain – Manual Therapy and Stabilisation Exercises.
Stabilization exercise compared to general exercises or manual therapy for the management of low back pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Mansueto Gomes-Neto, Jordana Moura Lopes, Cristiano Sena Conceiça, Anderson Araujo, Alecio Brasileiro, Camila Sousa, Vitor Oliveira Carvalho, Fabio Luciano...Read more
Health Articles – A few goodies
Here is a few good general articles published in day to day media for your general knowledge. Health sciences move so quickly. It is important if you read these articles, that you ensure they are coming out of excellent...Read more