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…

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…

Unraveling the Knots: Understanding Trigger Points and the Road to Relief

By Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Have you ever experienced a tight knot of pain in your muscles that just won’t let go? These stubborn, sensitive spots are known as trigger points. They can cause localized pain and even refer pain to other areas of the body.   Lets now look into the fascinating world of…

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…

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…

Return to Play After Symptomatic Lumbar Disc: Operative vs Nonoperative Treatment

By Dr Andrew Ullo   Lumbar disc problems are common in athletes, and the decision to undergo surgery or not can have a significant impact on return to play. The objective of treatment is to relieve pain, improve function, and allow the athlete to return to their sport as quickly and safely as possible.  …

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Exercise‐Based Strategies to Prevent Muscle Injury in Male Elite Footballers

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Unfortunately, injuries are a part of sports and this is especially true for footballers. As Football is the world’s most popular sport, it’s then no surprise that the rate of injuries is exceptionally high. In particular, muscle injuries are the most common type of injury for footballers, especially hamstrings. These…

What’s all the hype around ice baths?

By Dr Kristin Webb (Chiropractor)   You may be wondering why you’re suddenly seeing so much hype around ice baths. They seem to be the latest health trend and the new promise to cure all ailments.    I’ve summed up some info as what the premise behind ice baths are and if they may help…