Rotator Cuff Tears – Rehab and Prevention

By Dr Maddy Witt (Chiropractor)   Did you know that rotator cuff tears are one of the most common causes of shoulder pain?   Think about all the activities you’ve done today that have involve your shoulder. Maybe you brushed your teeth this morning. Some of you might have reached overhead to get to a shelf…

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,…

What’s Better For You – Static Or Dynamic Stretching ?

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Stretching is a common exercise that is often used to improve flexibility and range of motion, and to prevent injury. However, the type of stretching that is performed, as well as the duration and frequency of stretching, can impact the effects of stretching on the body.   Static stretching…

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…

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 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…