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Whether you are a professional, work in construction or serve the local community as a school teacher, everyone is prone to experiencing pain. Pain is developed throughout various activities at work and home. While it’s easy to pass off conditions like headaches and neck pains as being temporary – or even tolerable – ailments, it’s incredibly important to seek treatment if your pain recurs or lasts for uncomfortably long periods of time.
At Total Health Chiropractic, we help people across Queensland, Victoria and South Australia who experience pain.
For those which have persisted for longer than 3 months, it is harder to pinpoint the exact cause of pain. A condition can build up for a long period of time, in many cases longer than thought. This build up of pain can come from repetitive physical and emotional stress. This stress can be caused by
Pain is a sign that your body can not handle the stress anymore.
At Total Health Chiropractic we use a range of neurological and orthopaedic tests to obtain a proper diagnosis for chronic pain. This is pivotal in managing your symptoms.
Back pain is the leading cause of workplace disability in Australia. Lower back pain is a common ailment presented at our practices. Patients experience one of two types of low back pain: acute and chronic.
Acute back pain can be caused by trauma, but can occur randomly without warning.
Chronic low back pain can be the result of muscular dysfunction or tension, postural abnormalities, disc herniations or pathologies and more.
Chiropractic can be a treatment option for patients with bulging disc. Gentle techniques may reduce symptoms and make the disc go back into position.
Note: relief can take time with this treatment approach and differs from person to person. A number of Chiropractic sessions may be required before you notice results. Your Chiropractor may also recommend other treatment options, such as spinal compression. Depending on how bad your condition is, surgery may be a more suitable option.
Headaches and migraines are another common presentation that we see at Total Health Chiropractic. Headaches are frequently caused by tightness in the muscles or tensions in the joints of the spine. Our team of Chiropractors have over 25 years of combined experience in dealing with tension headaches, stress headaches, cervicogenic headaches, migraines and more.
Also known as spinal dysfunction, Lumbar Facet Impingement Syndrome is a condition that Chiropractors see frequently. It is a condition where the joints in the lower back lock up and pinch the small cartilage in between the two joint surfaces.
Neck pain is debilitating, frustrating and is commonly caused by 3 main aspects
Chiropractic care may be able to help you if you are experiencing the following symptoms
Shoulder pain is extremely common and can range from niggling pain to extreme and limiting pain. Common causes of pain include
There are many different types and causes of shoulder injuries – shoulders are complex in nature and treatment options differ significantly. The initial objective of shoulder treatment is to reduce inflammation and reduce pain, followed by restoring movement and strengthening the affected muscles.
Sciatica is the inflammation of the Sciatic nerve – a large nerve that runs from the lumbar spine down the back of the leg to the feet. Symptoms of Sciatica may include
Sciatica can range from mild aching to severe or sharp pain. You may experience it infrequently or constantly on one side of the body or both.
Vertigo is a feeling as though your surroundings are spinning around you. Symptoms of vertigo include dizziness, feeling unbalanced, ringing in the ears, sweating, headaches or migraines.
There are many causes of vertigo, including inner ear conditions, toxic conditions, blood pressure issues, illnesses, neck problems or psychological factors.
Chiropractors can use a variety of techniques to help patients with vertigo, including Epley’s Manoeuvre, spinal manipulation, spinal mobilisation, rehab training and correcting posture.
The chiropractor will use a range of manual adjustments and mobilisations, soft tissue therapy and exercises. This
assist pain relief as quickly, and effectively as possible. The timeframe for pain relief can range due to a number of
The diagnosis gives the Chiropractor an idea of how long it will take for pain relief. While pain relief is a small but important part
of what we do, people typically transition on the next stage of corrective care to strive for more longer term results.
For efficient long term solutions for your pain, book an appointment with Total Health Chiropractic today.