The Chiroblog

Good Morning Back Pain

If you are like a lot of my patients you also wake up in the morning with a stiff lower back. You may even experience low back pain first thing. Why does this happen and what can you do about it? The most common reason you may have low back…

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Shoulder and Neck Tension

Every week we have many patients coming to our clinic complaining of tension in their shoulders and neck. The most common culprit of this very common problem is over activity of a muscle called the upper trapezuis, or “traps” for short. The upper traps (there is also a middle and…

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Tension Headaches

A very common reason you may seek help from a chiropractor, medical professional or therapist is for headaches. The most common type of headache is the ‘Tension Headache’. There are a number of reasons why you maybe suffering with a tension headache. As a chiropractor I see a lot of…

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Sciatica

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…

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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…

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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…

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