Tag: osteoarthritis

The 5 Most Common Causes of Back Pain

Back pain is a ubiquitous issue that affects people of all ages and lifestyles. Whether you’re a desk-bound professional, an athlete, or a stay-at-home parent, chances are you’ve experienced some form of back discomfort. As a chiropractor, I frequently encounter patients seeking relief from their back pain, and I can tell you one thing –… Read more »

Treating Osteoarthritis with Glucosamine and Chondroitin

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition we deal with here at the clinic. it most commonly affects the hands, spine, knees and hips.  Symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, loss of physical function, immobility of the joint and associated muscle weakness. It’s no surprise osteoarthritis is a regular issue for us, since researchers now say that osteoarthritis is… Read more »

What causes hip pain, and how to beat it!

The hip joint is one of the most important joints in the body in terms of freedom of movement and pain free mobility.  Although this is ball-and-socket joint is extremely stable as a result of being anchored to the pelvis by tough ligaments, conditions which destabilise the the joint can arise and in may cases… Read more »

Middle back pain – the common causes explained

If you have ever experienced pain in your middle back (what chiropractors will call the thoracic area), you have plenty of company. While lower back pain is probably the most common compliant among the general population, middle back pain isn’t far behind! One study estimates that as much as 30 percent of working adults experience… Read more »