Step into Comfort: Hoka Clifton 9 Review from a Chiropractor’s Perspective

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   As someone who enjoys running, you understand the importance of finding the perfect pair of running shoes. Not only do they need to provide comfort and support, but they also play a crucial role in preventing injuries and ensuring your long-term running journey stays pain-free. In this blog post,…

How Chiropractic Care Can Benefit Office Workers

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   As a society, we spend a lot of time sitting at desks in front of computers. In fact, the average office worker spends approximately 7 hours a day in a seated position. This prolonged posture can lead to a number of health issues, including back pain, neck pain, headaches,…

Finding the Best Sleeping Position for Low Back Pain: 5 Key Tips

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Low back pain can be a persistent and debilitating condition that affects your quality of sleep. However, making a few adjustments to your sleeping position can make a world of difference. In this blog, we will explore the best sleeping position for alleviating low back pain and provide you…

Are Massage Guns Any Good? Exploring the Evidence and Benefits

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Massage guns have become increasingly popular as a self-treatment tool for muscle recovery and relaxation. These handheld devices claim to offer the benefits of a deep tissue massage in the comfort of your own home. But are massage guns really effective? Let’s explore the evidence and benefits of massage…

Is Sleep Important For Your Musculoskeletal Health? Yes!

By Dr Kristin Webb (Chiropractor)   Many key physiological functions occur during sleep which help to improve recovery & reduce the risk of injury. Muscle Repair and Growth: During sleep, the body releases growth hormone, essential for muscle repair and rebuilding. Inflammation Reduction: Sleep regulates the body’s inflammatory response, aiding healing and reducing muscle inflammation.…

What is Webster Technique & how is it used in pregnancy? Let’s debunk some myths!

By Dr Kristin Webb (Chiropractor)   The Webster Technique is a gentle, low force approach for assessing & treating the pregnant pelvis.    Many people think The Webster Technique is used to turn breech babies which is NOT true.   Its purpose is to address the pelvic joints, ligaments, and muscles. We recommend pregnant patients…

What Does a Chiropractic Adjustment Do?

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   If you’ve ever wondered about the benefits of chiropractic adjustments, you’re not alone. As a chiropractor, I often get asked this question. In simple terms, a chiropractic adjustment involves applying a specific force to a misaligned vertebra in order to correct its position. This correction targets the joint complex…

The Benefits of Foam Rolling for Athletic Performance and Recovery

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Foam rolling, also known as self-myofascial release, is a popular form of self-massage that has been shown to improve athletic performance and aid in recovery. This technique involves rolling various muscle groups on a foam roller to relieve tension, stiffness, and pain, and improve flexibility and range of motion.…

Hip Mobility & Low Back Pain

By Dr Kristin Webb (Chiropractor)   Hip mobility is a crucial factor in reducing or easing low back pain. The hips and lower back are interconnected, and when the hips are tight or immobile, it can lead to excessive stress on the lower back.This stress can result in discomfort and pain, leading to long-term issues…