Monthly Archives: November 2018

Piriformis Syndrome

Are you experiencing pain that feels like it is coming from deep in your gluteal region? Does it go down to your legs? Does it feel like an electric shock, pulling or nerve pain? Has it been so bad that even changing your position does not help relieve it?  Do you sit behind your desk [...]

Hip Hip Hooray, Hip Pain Away!

One of the most common complaints of adverse golfers is hip pain especially of the lead leg, commonly the left leg. The hip joint does a good job of transferring the weight of our body to our pelvic and allowing us to do many activities. However, the swing and follow through motions of golfing can [...]

Headaches & Migraines, Part 2

In a blog I wrote a while ago, I explained that a commonly misdiagnosed headache is a migraine. Many patients mistaken their unilateral (one-sided) headaches as migraines when they actually could be from a variety of secondary headaches. You can read the blog here: So, what are secondary headaches? Secondary Headaches are headaches that [...]

Taylors University Lakeside Campus – Mobile clinic

To all Taylors University Faculty, Staff & Students Let our team of chiropractors reset your posture; restore your spinal health and reactivate your body - allowing you to move better, get fit and be well. When: Every Monday & Friday, 2pm - 5pm Every Wednesday, 9am - 12pm * Except public holidays Where: TEG Assets [...]

What is Sciatica?

“Doc, I think I have Sciatica” was one of those common statements my clients would provide even before the consultation. How did they know? It is through this network of vast knowledge which we now know it as the internet. Just a few simple keywords on the search engine, and voila! The internet would have [...]

Why is Physiotherapy recommended?

Physiotherapy can help you avoid surgery, reduce your medication, manage your pain and reduce the risk of injury. Physiotherapists are highly qualified and can help you with a range of conditions and symptoms, including chronic conditions such as arthritis. Compared with many other treatments, physiotherapy is also highly cost-effective and does not require a referral. [...]

Should my child work out?

If I get a dollar every time a parent asks if their child should work out, I’d retire by 25. Okay, harsh, sorry. Parents want the best for their kids, and with opinions such as “lifting weights stunts growth” running rampant, it does warrant a second thought. So, should a child work out? For many [...]

What type of pain do I have and what does it mean?

The main reason patients walk into our clinic is because of pain. They have experienced or is experiencing some form of pain which causes them discomfort. Pain can present itself very differently depending on the cause of it. Why is knowing the type of pain you have important? Being able to determine what type of [...]

Acute and chronic pain, what is the difference?

Acute pain is simply described as pain that is sudden and usually is caused by a specific pain. Depending on who you ask, there are different time frames and descriptions. As for me, as a chiropractor, it is important to be able to distinguish between acute and chronic pain. Different types of pain requirement different [...]

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