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Slipped disc is a term you may often hear from well meaning family or friends when you have acute low back pain. Discs do not slip, and there are multiple things that can be causing your pain. The important first step is to be assessed by a chiropractor, and have your back pain correctly diagnosed
Injuries to the discs between the vertebrae in the low back is the most common cause of pain in this region. Pain can often begin after minor everyday movements, but this is not the sole cause. Degenerative changes in the disc precede the painful episodes.
Tension-Type headache is the most common form of primary headache. Find out how the neck is involved in this type of headache, and why many sufferers seek and find relief for this condition with chiropractic.
Sacroiliac Joint dysfunction is a common cause of low back pain that is often misdiagnosed. These joints can be responsible for pain that is felt when standing after sitting in a chair or walking upstairs
Poor posture can be the first sign of weak muscles in our body and the precursor to muscle aches and pain. Good posture is important to reduce our risk of pain, not only in our back and neck, but in our limbs as well.
Running injuries can occur for many reasons, however the most important underlying factor to address first is your technique. Technique is commonly assessed for injuries in sports such as golf and tennis, and even swimming, but running technique is often overlooked. So before you buy new shoes, start a cross training program or decrease your training load, video analysis of your running style will usually give us clues as to why your injury has occurred.