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Coccydynia: What You Need to Know About Tailbone Pain

Nov 25, 2021

We all know that pain can be a result of many different things. Sometimes, the cause of your pain is not as simple as you might think. Coccydynia is a condition where one experiences chronic pain in the coccyx or tailbone region due to inflammation, and...

What is Sciatica?: Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

Sep 13, 2021

Sciatica is one of those conditions that cannot be concealed for long as its symptoms are as clear as crystal. Although back pain can be caused by many things, you can tell straight away whether or not it's sciatica. Find out in this guide what telltale...

Back Pain: a Burden or a Blessing?

Aug 30, 2021

Most of us will at some time go through some experience of back pain. It can be mild, moderate and sadly severe, depending on the nature and composition of the cause and effect. The back is an extensive structure with components that extend beyond...

How Acupuncture Can Help With Anxiety Management

Aug 24, 2021

Over a couple of years, acupuncture is used in many hospitals, and the fallouts have been overwhelming. It is an alternative medicine made up of fine, sterile needles inserted at specific points in the skin. Acupuncture treatments follow the principles...

Better Access for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Aug 23, 2021

A spinal injury can drastically alter a person's life overnight. In most cases, suffering a severe injury can cause chronic pain and loss of body functions. Spinal Cord Injuries Australia, a charity that advocates programs and services to ease the...

Do You Listen to Your Back Pain?

Aug 13, 2021

Back pain, isn't it a PAIN (excuse the pun)!! It stops us from doing so many things, when really it can be avoided if we listen and pay attention to our bodies. I think just about everyone has experienced some type of back pain in their lifetime, which...

Musculoskeletal Disorders: What You Need to Know

Aug 02, 2021

A sprained ankle or lower back pain should not be ignored, thinking it will go away in time. Rarely does a musculoskeletal condition like this go away on its own. If anything, it only gets worse over time when left untreated. Although seemingly trivial...

Natural Treatments for Arachnoiditis

May 19, 2021

Arachnoiditis is a crippling disease which not only causes chronic pain in the back, buttocks, legs and feet, but also impede the quality of life. It is caused by the swelling of the arachnoid mater that protects the brain and the nerves of the spinal...

What is Arachnoiditis?

May 17, 2021

Back pain may be caused by prolonged sitting, exhaustion, muscle strain or arachnoiditis. If the pain gets worse by the day and is accompanied by fever, nausea, sexual dysfunction and an unsteady gait, it's very likely that it's not going away anytime...

Research Shows Acupressure Beats Physical Therapy in Treating Low Back Pain

Apr 12, 2021

Aware of the side effects of using painkillers for a prolonged period, many people turn to natural therapies to address low back pain. Of all the modalities that can treat this condition, a 2006 research paper revealed that acupressure turned out most...

Dorn Therapy & Disc Bulge

Jan 06, 2021

"Don't slouch!" Growing up, were you among those kids who would be constantly told by their parents to sit and stand up straight? If so, you ought to have listened to them. Millions of Australians suffer from back problems due to a disc problem, such...

Dorn Therapy & Back Pain

Dec 10, 2020

Do you want to reap the benefits of chiropractic and exercise from a single modality? If so, Dorn therapy is what you need. Developed by Dieter Dorn in Germany sometime in the 70s, hence the name of the modality, this painless, hands-on therapy was...

Biomesotherapy for Pain Management

Nov 02, 2020

Headaches, back pain, tendonitis and other types of pain hinder the body's ability to function and may get worse if these aren't addressed immediately. Prescription drugs provide short-term relief as the body reverts to its suffering state once their...

Biomesotherapy & Sports Injuries

Aug 31, 2020

Pain tells the body that a problem needs to be addressed. Taking pain relievers in response to this message suppresses the symptoms and makes you think you're okay when in truth, the problem still lingers and gets worse each day. To alleviate pain...

Spinal Health Week: Are You Ready For Life?

Apr 29, 2019

With the theme "Ready For Life", this year's Spinal Health Week, which will be held from 20-26 May 2019, will once again help raise awareness about the importance of spinal health and how poor posture can affect a person's life. This week is a chance...

Should I See a Chiropractor or a Physiotherapist?

Jul 22, 2018

When you're faced with pain, especially if it's the first time, it's hard to know who to turn to. Can your GP help, or do you need someone more specialised, someone who treats your specific issue? Both physiotherapy and chiropractic professions specialise...

How Much Does Acupuncture Cost?

Jan 08, 2018

Acupuncture is fast becoming one of the most well known and most popular complementary therapies, but how much does it cost? The good news is that it's cheaper than you may think. This article shows you the average cost of acupuncture in Australia...

Pilates for Back Pain

Aug 01, 2017

If you suffer from back pain, there's no need to keep on suffering or rely on medication.  There are some great natural therapies out there that can be of great help. One that is particularly beneficial is Pilates. Here's some great information. Causes...

3 Steps to Better Posture

May 01, 2017

Many of us spend our days hunched over computer screens (or art tables or school desks or microscopes…) And unfortunately, our modern life means a higher risk of poor posture. So if you’re feeling a little stiff or sore, try these steps to better...

Is psychology better than pills for back pain?

May 18, 2016

    Don’t like taking pills whenever your back plays up? Then you might be keen to know that a new study has found two psychological treatments can ease back pain better than pills!  Mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) were both...

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