Did you know that among the several causative factors associated with (sometimes) excruciating back pain are tight hamstrings? But what are hamstrings to begin with? These are a mix of three muscles, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus, found at the...Read more
Sciatica – How can your Chiropractor help? Part 2
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, releasing tight muscles and prescribing...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
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
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
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
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
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