neck pain

Dangers of Sitting

We all do it. Some of us do it more than others. Some do it well and others do it poorly. But there is no question in the fact that we as a human race in the 21st Century sit way too much.

Our evolutionary background required us to move […]

Saturday, October 4, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Dangers of Sitting|

Plane Flights and Back Pain

7 Strategies to Reduce Pain on Plane Flights

Plane flights can be taxing on the very best of backs. Unless you’re traveling in first class or business class, you’ll be stuck in cattle class like the rest of us. The uncomfortable chairs, small legroom and awkward sleeping positions, can all […]

Wednesday, June 25, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Plane Flights and Back Pain|

Scheuermann’s disease

Scheuermann’s Disease (SD) is a relatively common developmental disorder of the thoracic spine. Most commonly presenting in teenage males, it is characterised by an increased kyphosis, or “hunched back” due to the abnormal growth of the vertebrae. The cause of this disease is essentially unknown but gender, familial tendencies […]

Saturday, April 12, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Scheuermann’s disease|

Hippy Chick

You have a beautiful baby that you have nurtured for those first months of life. You have cared for them 24/7 and they have blossomed and grown. During this growing phase they’re obviously getting bigger and heavier. As a parent you’re continually lifting and carrying your child, this in […]

Thursday, April 10, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Hippy Chick|

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Some of the most common conditions that I see in the clinic are neck problems or shoulder and arm issues. These can be separate injuries causing a variety of upper limb signs and symptoms, or they are commonly related.

This month I am focusing on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. What is […]

Thursday, January 23, 2014|Blog|Comments Off on Thoracic Outlet Syndrome|