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…

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…

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.…

The Foam Roller – A Love-Hate Relationship

By Dr Andrew Ullo (Chiropractor)   Foam rolling is like a deep tissue massage that you give to your own muscles. It’s a type of soft-tissue therapy that focuses on connective tissue called fascia. Fascia is tissue that connects with your muscles, bones, and ligaments to provide support throughout your entire body. When fascia works properly,…

Is pelvic pain during pregnancy normal and how is it treated?

By Dr Kristin Webb (Chiropractor)   Pelvic pain during pregnancy is common but should not be accepted as normal.   Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is more common and results in greater disability than low back pain during pregnancy. It is most common towards the third trimester and is often misdiagnosed.   What is pelvic girdle…