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Archive for May 2019

Why Does My Back Hurt?

Back problems are common conditions. Estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2014–15 National Health Survey show about 3.7 million Australians (16% of the population) have back problems. It is estimated that 70–90% of people will suffer from lower back pain in some form at some point in their lives. Why is back pain so…

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‘I Can Normally Adjust Myself’

When a chiropractor adjusts (restores motion) the spine, the by product of this is often referred to by patients as The ‘pop’, ‘crack’ or ‘noise’. This sound however is not made by bones, rather it is in fact a small amount of gas released within the joint. When a person takes their own joints through…

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My back pain is normal.

When a new client is seen for the first time in my office, I take my time to investigate what is going on for them and understand why this person might be struggling with their aches and pain. People will always list their highest pain first, the one thing that is bugging them the most,…

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