Sciatica

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
One of the most common reasons why our clients come to the Farnham Chiropractic Wellness Centre is because they are complaining of “sciatica”. Sciatica is a commonly misdiagnosed and misunderstood issue. I have heard people complaining of “sciatica” when they have had lower back pain, buttock pain, back of the thigh pain (hamstring), side of the thigh pain, calf pain and the combination o ..

Should I Use Ice?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Should I Use Ice? When should I use ice? What’s the best way to apply it? Should I be using heat? These are questions I hear every day. Now you have the benefit of have this document to refer to. Feel free to share it with your loved ones. Ice is good for: Acute Pain - pain that started suddenly and is less than 72 hours old. Areas that are swoll ..

Racquet Sport Warm Up

Thursday, June 05, 2014
‘Back-Friendly’ Racquet Sport Warm Up Players in racquet sports such as Tennis, Badminton and Squash are constantly combining running, jumping, extending and changing directions. A good warm up is vital to not only prevent injuries, but to enable optimum performance. A warm up should not only get the heart pumping, but it should also stretch out all the muscles that you will  ..

Grass Root Tips For Gardening

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Grass Root Tips for Gardening The lovely warm weather has begun and what a great time to be outdoors! While the heart begins to warm at the thought of this summery weather and gardening, there is something else that needs to be warmed up too.. Your spine! Gardening is a very physical activity involving prolonged sitting, standing, digging, lifting and stooping over in often awkward ..