Spinal Pain

Physiotherapists treat headaches. Headaches can come from the neck, upper trapezius, jaw or cranial (head) muscle tension or trigger points. Irritation or 'pinching' of nerves by stiff joints in the top vertebrae of the neck, or from other cranial nerves such as the trigeminal nerve...

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a non-invasive and gentle touch treatment. It can relieve deep body tension, easing dysfunction and pain. CST focuses on regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid within the craniosacral system. This is the soft tissues and fluid that protect the brain and...

The deep cervical extensors (at the back of the spine) and flexors (at the front of the spine) control segmental movements in the cervical spine. When the neck is injured, particularly in whiplash, the balance of these muscles is disturbed. Structural changes such as fatty tissue...

Headaches are one of the most common and treatable health problems worldwide. When headaches become frequent and chronic, they can greatly interrupt life’s enjoyment. Headaches are experienced when the pain receptors in your head and neck have been triggered. There are many factors which can trigger...

Do you carry your baby on one hip? Or did you years ago and now have hip or back pain? Carrying your baby on one side all the time can cause a pelvic torsion or a tightness in one side of your back and/or hip that...

Do you get back pain? You are not alone… Recent estimates of the global prevalence of low back pain in adults showed on average 23% get pain once a month.  It has been reported chronic back pain ranges from 10 to 20% of the population and...

Treating just the lower back does not always work for the following reason. It may be the victim between a stiff thoracic spine and stiff hips/pelvis. The lumbar spine moves in a forward and backward direction with very little rotation due to the shape of the...

Thoracic and shoulder pain is commonly due to dysfunction of the ribs or thoracic rings. Pain may be felt between the shoulder blades, radiate down the arm or up into the neck from this region. People may get chest pains that cannot be explained by...