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You suffer from continuous back-ache, neck-ache and headaches. You have constant stressful feelings and tension in your muscles and joints. You feel stiffness throughout your spine. You cannot twist or turn your head or hips on either side, easily and equally. You have to crack......

A drug-free path to healing the body naturally. Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Also known as chiropractor manipulation, manual manipulation or spinal manipulation, this is a common treatment for lower back pain. Objectives: reducing subluxation (partial dislocation), increasing range......

In today’s society, we tend to sit behind a computer at least once a day, normally for a few hours. This can lead to problems such as eye strain, wrist strain, neck-ache and backache. Try the following tips to avoid these problems: Assume the correct sitting......

Technique used for treatment of pain and movement impairments. Technique includes ‘dry’ needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle. It is NOT acupuncture. Active trigger points can spontaneously trigger local or referred pain. They cause muscle weakness.......

Healthy eating, regular exercise and controlling stress are recognised by insurance companies and medical aid companies as reducing both morbidity and mortality, which means that you live a happier, healthier and longer life by adhering to these principals. Most of the major medical aid and......

Muscle and joint injuries very often go hand in hand, and as a result the team at Musgrave Chiropractic Clinic have brought the two professions of Chiropractic and Massage Therapy together under one roof. Whether you have a specific injury or are looking to simply......

Taping and strapping can aid in the recovery of joint pain and injuries, and assist in injury prevention. Goals of athletic strapping are to restrict the motion of the injured joint, compress soft tissues to reduce swelling, support anatomical structures involved in injury, replace or secure......

Stretching is essential in maintaining a healthy body and preventing injuries. Good flexibility helps to maintain adequate joint range of motion, without which muscles shorten and tighten. Furthermore, inflexible muscles are weak when called into action and can’t fully extend, thereby putting both the joint......

You can’t tell your children not to bring their textbooks to and from school – but what if the consequence of a consistently overloaded backpack is neck, back and shoulder pain? Chiropractors, paediatricians and orthopaedic surgeons all agree that backpacks are a problem for a......