Effective Interventions For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition of the hand, whereby an individual will experience numbness, tingling, and/or weakness down the palm side of the hand and into the fingers. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes compressed as it exits through the carpal bones of the wrist. This compression can result from…

Understanding Frozen Shoulder: Causes, Symptoms, and Physiotherapy & Chiropractic Solutions

Frozen shoulder, otherwise known as Adhesive Capsulitis, is a debilitating condition that can severely limit mobility and cause significant discomfort. Both conditions are characterised by stiffness, pain, and restricted movement in the affected joints, making daily activities challenging.  However, here at Spinal and Sports Care, with the right understanding and approach, we can assist you with managing and alleviating the symptoms of this condition…

The Role of Pregnancy Pilates in Prenatal & Postnatal Physiotherapy: Supporting Expectant Mothers Safely

Pregnancy is a remarkable journey marked by profound physical and emotional changes. As expectant mothers navigate this transformative period, maintaining a healthy lifestyle becomes increasingly important—for both maternal well-being and the optimal development of the growing baby. In recent years, Pregnancy Pilates has gained recognition as a valuable form of exercise, offering tailored benefits that align with the unique needs of expectant mothers. Although, it…

Effective Strategies For Managing Scoliosis Pain

Scoliosis is characterised by an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. While it affects the majority of the population to a minor degree, 2-3% of the population receive this diagnosis when their “Cobb angle” exceeds 10 degrees. As the angle increases, so does the severity of the scoliosis, leading to various challenges including pain and dysfunction that can significantly affect the quality of life. …

Lower Back Pain: Understanding & Treating Lumbar Arthritis

Arthritis is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Whilst arthritis is typically understood as occurring in the joints of the knees and hands it also commonly targets the spine, leading to arthritis of the lower back, also known as Lumbar Arthritis. This condition can cause significant discomfort and can impact an individual’s quality of life.  In this article we will help…

Ankle Sprains Unveiled: The Difference Between Inversion & Eversion

Ankle sprains are very common injuries which occur when the supporting ligaments of the ankle and foot are overstretched or torn. They are classified based on the direction of force that causes the injury, termed as inversion (rolling inward) and eversion (rolling outward) sprains.  What Are Inversion Ankle Sprains? Inversion or lateral ankle sprains occur when the foot rolls inward, causing the outer ligaments…

Contusions: What Symptoms To Watch Out For & How To Treat Them?

A contusion is the technical term for a common bruise, which is regularly misunderstood and mistreated. Contusions occur when small blood vessels under the skin break, causing blood to leak into the surrounding tissues. While contusions are often minor and heal on their own, understanding their causes, symptoms, and treatment options is crucial for managing more severe cases and promoting faster recovery.  Bone Contusion…

Navigating Foot Pronation: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Foot pronation, also commonly known as “flat feet”, is a biomechanical condition where the arch of the foot collapses or flattens, causing the foot to roll inward excessively, sometimes structurally or dynamically when walking or running. While some degree of pronation is normal, overpronation can lead to various issues. Understanding the causes, recognising symptoms, and exploring effective interventions such as physiotherapy and chiropractic therapy…

2022 Christmas + New Year Clinic Hours

Our clinics will be closed for a well-deserved and restful break from Saturday 24th December 2022, and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2023 🎯📆. As 2022 daws to an end, we would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our patients, friends, families and colleagues a Merry Christmas 🎅🌲 and a safe and prosperous New year 😁. We would also like to…

Festive Season Opening Hours

As 2019 comes to a close, we wanted to take this opportunity to wish all of our patients, family, friends and colleagues all the best for the holiday season, and hope that you have a Merry Christmas and a happy and safe New Year. 🎄🎁😁 We are really excited about the year ahead and look forward to continue working with you in 2020 and beyond.…