Getting stressed out!!

Stress and how it affects our necks and backs:   There’s no question that tension and stress can manifest itself in the body. Whether it’s a headache or tight muscles, psychological factors can take a toll on our physical body. … Continue reading

Giving a Thumbs Up?

Text Thumb- A modern day problem on the rise.   Repetitive strain injury of the thumb better known as ‘text thumb’ is on the rise. As we spend more time on our mobiles phones and other tablet devices, we increase the … Continue reading

Off to a Tee!

Golf is hard, let’s make it easier.   Tour golfers are surrounded by a team of professionals whose aim is to ensure that they achieve the optimal performance and as the Olympic cycling team showed, incremental improvements add up to … Continue reading

Massage for Body AND Mind

Massage Therapy is more than just relaxing ‘me’ time and often gets misconstrued as a pamper treatment rather than something that aides physical and emotional well-being. Its not thought of as anything medical at all or related to anything medical, … Continue reading

Digital Detox Part 1- Tech Neck!

Modern society is becoming increasingly reliant and addicted to the benefits and lures of digital devices of all forms, but as with all good things, there are downsides. In this series articles I will cover the health issues surrounding our … Continue reading

Wear and Tear…..

Is ‘wear and tear’ causing my back pain? At the clinic we often see people coming to our clinic in pain stating that they have been told that ‘it is due to their age’ or ‘wear and tear’. In this … Continue reading

Low Back Pain – Some Common Causes

A lot of patient’s consult us with generalised lower back pain of varying intensity and duration. As primary health care officials are primary job is to determine the cause of your lower back pain. Hopefully in this article I will … Continue reading

What is Sciatica?

“I have sciatica!” Three words I commonly hear from patients in my clinic suffering with lower back and/or leg pain. What many don’t realise is that sciatica is actually a symptom and not a medical condition in its own right; … Continue reading