The Wellspring Blog

We all know that being seated at a desk is one of the most troublesome activities for your posture, leading to neck, back, and shoulder pain… but what about our driving posture when we sit in the car? As a chiropractor, I commonly see clients...

Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compressed nerve condition of the wrists. It causes pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness of the hand musculature, often in the palm, fingers and thumb. The symptoms are caused by a pinching or compression of the Median Nerve,...

It’s a common misconception that physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths have the same job. While they treat similar conditions and there can be crossover in care, each specialty has different approaches. This week’s blog explores the differences between physios, chiros and osteos, to ensure that everyone...

Fatigue is a term commonly used to describe an overall feeling of tiredness or lack of energy. When you feel fatigued, you simply have no motivation to get up in the morning, feel a lack of energy throughout the day, and show signs of being...

If you are someone who is frequently dealing with headaches, backaches, and joint pain, but are yet to experience the world of chiropractic care, you may be missing out on an effective and natural treatment option. Many people are unaware of what chiropractic care entails,...

We all know that sleep is vital for our physical and mental health, but very few know how important sleeping positions really are. We’ve all at some point woken up with neck pain. In fact, the chance that you will encounter neck pain at some...

One of the most common things that patients are nervous about when coming to see a chiropractor for the first time is the misconception that they will have to see a chiropractor for life.  As a chiropractor, I thought I would share my perspective and answer...

Having recently suffered an inversion ankle sprain during my weekly volleyball match, I’ve decided to share some effective home care tips for dealing with ankle sprains. It is also highly recommended that all injuries be assessed by a health professional before carrying out your home...

Arthritis is a medical condition characterised by inflammation of the joints, and any joint can be affected. As a chiropractor, I primarily diagnose, treat, and manage arthritis of the spine.  People suffering from arthritis will experience intense joint pain, stiffness, restricted range of movement, and in...

Our hips are one of the largest joints within the body. Classified as a ball and socket joint, they can move in all directions: rotation (turning inward and outward), flexion/extension (in front of the body and behind the body), and abduction/adduction (away and across the...

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