fbpx

Category Archives : Chiropractic

How can chiropractic help the elderly?

By Grant Colombo | Chiropractor Ageing is a process we all experience during our lives. There are certain changes that occur to the human body as we age which can cause discomfort, frustration, and reduced functionality. These changes occur at different rates in each individual and some may be more predisposed to experiencing certain changes […]

Case Summary: 20 year old with acute ankle sprain

These case summaries are examples of real people treated here at the clinic (names changed for privacy). They are not an exhaustive study of the whole condition, merely an opportunity for you to see the sort of things that we have been able to help with in the past, and how we may be able […]

Case Summary: Professional Athlete with low back pain & possible stress fracture

These case summaries are examples of real people treated here at the clinic (names changed for privacy). They are not an exhaustive study of the whole condition, merely an opportunity for you to see the sort of things that we have been able to help with in the past, and how we may be able […]

Headaches? It might not be what you think it is…

Headache is the third most common chronic pain disorder of the Western world, and is an enormous healthcare burden. Many people across Australia and the world suffer from headaches on a regular basis. It is commonly debilitating in nature and can affect daily life. Headache is a symptom of a range of neurobiological disorders, including […]

Case Summary: Lower back and sciatica-type leg pain

These case summaries are examples of real people treated here at the clinic (names changed for privacy). They are not an exhaustive study of the whole condition, merely an opportunity for you to see the sort of things that we have been able to help with in the past, and how we may be able […]

Is all shoulder pain linked to the rotator cuff?

Suffering shoulder pain? You’re not alone. Shoulder pain and injuries are one of the most common peripheral (ie. non-spinal) complaints we see every day here at the clinic. They can affect all age groups and have the potential to have a big impact on quality of life. Shoulder pathology is known to affect approximately 15% of […]

Case Summary: Neck/shoulder pain with arm referral

These case summaries are examples of real people treated here at the clinic (names changed for privacy). They are not an exhaustive study of the whole condition, merely an opportunity for you to see the sort of things that we have been able to help with in the past, and how we may be able […]

Dry Needling – what’s all the fuss about?

What exactly is dry needling? Isn't it just acupuncture with a new name? Can it actually help with anything? Our chiropractor Dr Grant Colombo has prepared this helpful article for your benefit.

The Importance of Good Posture

The importance of good posture cannot be stressed enough in modern times. It extends far beyond our outward appearance and aesthetics. Your posture is an indication of muscle balance and spinal alignment. Chiropractors around the world are seeing a sharp rise in health problems arising from poor posture. Especially in children with the rise in […]

Sciatica & Chiropractic

Sciatica occurs when this nerve is compressed, irritated, or inflamed. The typical referral pain of sciatica pain begins in your back or buttocks and moves down the back of your leg, radiating around the outside of your knee and lower leg into your big toe and second toe. Weakness, tingling, or numbness in the leg […]