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Welcome to the Sports Chiropractor's Blog. Discover health tips and tricks from a wide range of categories including latest research on training, treatment techniques and approaches, self management strategies and discussing common conditions.

What are Barefoot Shoes?

Recently at work I’ve had a few patients comment that my shoes look a little different to normal shoes. They often ask what type of shoes they are. Barefoot shoes! What are barefoot shoes you ask? Barefoot shoes are exactly what the...


Woke up with a stiff neck? Is it torticollis?

Hi guys! I wanted to share with you my recent episode of neck pain. It all started yesterday morning when I woke up with a stiff neck! I couldn't turn it! It was sharp and very painful. All I kept wondering was, "is this just a stiff nec...


5 stretches that all pregnant women should do.

Hello to all pregnant Mums and Mums to be! Over the next few posts, I will be discussing pregnancy and share some of my secret tips to help you through self management strategies in the lead up to the big delivery day! We know that during p...


Can I see a chiropractor during my pregnancy?

Hi! I'm back again to add to my previous blog post, five stretches for pregnancy. As discussed in my last blog, your body undergoes many changes that can put pressure on the pelvis and spine. Your center of gravity shifts forward, increa...


How can Sports Chiropractic help me?

What I get asked on a daily basis is "What is a Sports Chiropractor and how do they differ from a traditional Chiropractor?" Often the next question is "Can they help me?" To answer the first question, it is important to note that to be a Spor...


4 Ways to improve knee pain and Prevent knee Injuries with Chiropractic

The knee's play a crucial role in most athletic activities such as running and jumping. They're arguably the most common sports related injuries, because of their location and complexity (1). Most knee injuries stem from poor running techniq...


Category: Common Injuries

Shoulder pain in Boxers & Martial artists: Part 1 – Identifying the Source

It is no surprise that boxers use their shoulders and arms more than any other athlete. Therefore, it shouldn’t surprise you to know that shoulder injuries are the second most common injuries suffered by boxers, second only to facial lacerat...


Category: Common Injuries

Sports Chiropractors Guide to Hot V Cold for Injuries

Here's the deal: Both Ice (or cryotherapy) and heat (thermotherapy) are low risk, cheap, and highly effective self management strategies used to help an injury. However, they will NOT "fix" the problem. ​We discuss what to use and when to u...


Category: Self Management
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