Gym enthusiasts and athletes know that staying physically active and fit is essential for a healthy lifestyle. However, gym workouts can also lead to various types of injuries that can impact your ability to perform and enjoy your favourite activities....Read more
Chiropractic Care for Headaches and Migraines: Find Relief Today
Headaches and migraines are two of the most common types of pain that people experience. In fact, Migraines are considered to be the second leading cause of disability worldwide. They are very common in Australia and almost 5 million people...Read more
Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
Pregnancy can be an exciting and transformative time, but it can also come with a variety of physical and emotional challenges. For many women, back pain, headaches, and other symptoms can be a constant source of discomfort. Fortunately, chiropractic care...Read more
How Regular Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Gym Performance and Prevent Injuries
Regular chiropractic care can greatly enhance your gym performance by preventing injury. Many athletes and gym enthusiasts may overlook the importance of chiropractic care. This may be to your detriment. Chiropractic is well known to provide a range of benefits...Read more
Myth Busters: Chiropractic Edition
Our aim is to assist patients in distinguishing between the truth and the misconceptions frequently associated with chiropractic care. Regrettably, when a falsehood gains widespread acceptance, it can be perceived as factual, despite having little evidence to support it. In...Read more
The effects of stress on the spine and how chiropractic care can help
Stress is a natural part of life and can often be a catalyst for positive change. However, excessive and prolonged stress can have negative effects on our physical and mental health. One area of the body that is particularly susceptible...Read more
The Benefits of Combining Chiropractic Care With a Strength Training Program
The benefits of combining exercise and chiropractic care are greater than the sum of their parts. By combining these two healthy practices, you are giving your body even more support and helping it to become stronger and healthier. This combination...Read more
Pelvic Unlevelling and Loss of Segmental Spinal Movement – a deep dive
Pressure on spinal structures and pelvic misalignment are two different conditions but can cause issues like spinal stiffness, sacroiliac pain and hip, leg and foot pain. Low back, SIJ, hip, leg, and foot pain can come from somewhere else… Let’s...Read more
Whiplash Associated Disorder, avoid chronic neck pain
Whiplash (WAD) is an upper spinal injury that can happen due to that forceful acceleration/de-acceleration movement of the head either forwards or backward during a car accident or intense sporting activities, usually contact sports. The instant and quick change of...Read more
Core Stability: Reasons Why You Need It to Prevent Injuries!
First of all, what is the core? In my view, the core is the central part of your body that stabilises your trunk while the arms and legs move during any intense activity. It mostly consists of muscles of the...Read more
Top 3 daily stretches for Headache Management
Do you often get headaches? If so, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from headaches on a regular basis. There are many causes of headaches, but one of the most common is tension in the neck, shoulders, and back. This...Read more
Chiropractic… managing your osteoarthritis.
Chiropractic care is a branch of allied health that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that are caused by problems with the musculoskeletal system, namely the spine and weight bearing joints in the pelvis and extremity joints. Chiropractors...Read more
Relieve Your Neck Pain, Know Where Pain Starts.
If you’ve ever slept in an awkward position for longer than you should have, then you’ll be familiar with neck pain. In most cases, neck pain will resolve itself, but in some cases, such as if the pain is present...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
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
Rib pain… What causes it?
Thoracic spine pain is often pain derived from a thoracic rib sprain. ...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
Chiropractic, is it a miracle?
Keep your expectations in check. Healing takes time!...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
Neck Pain Exercises, Treatments and Prevention
Exercises and Treatments For Stiff Neck Most experts will usually recommend stretch exercises as a first-line remedy for neck pain and stiffness. But the two questions we would like to ask you are…. do you have a diagnosis? And do...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
Can you go to the Chiropractor when you are Pregnant?
Pregnancy is such a special time for women and their families, although there are also concerns and uncertainties that come to mind when considering the health of the mother and baby. For the mother carrying her child, there are many...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
How to Avoid Lower Back Pain from Running this Festive Season?
It’s that time of the year again when Christmas Holidays kick in and we over indulge, perhaps our fitness regime is paused. Then we hit the ground RUNNING, literally in the New Year. Most runners get too much strain on...Read more