Lower Back Pain Treatment

The most important thing to consider when beginning to treat low back pain is to attain a correct diagnosis. This means finding out whether the pain is mechanical (coming from your musculoskeletal system) or organic (tumours, infections of bones/organs, or fractures). Mechanical pain can be resolved quite well through chiropractic care and/or physiotherapy and is ...

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What Causes Low Back Pain?

Low back pain is one of the most prevalent causes of pain in adults with around 80-90% of people experiencing it at some point in their life. Generally, it is not of a serious nature and is able to be managed conservatively. Red Flags, or danger signs that you may need a specialist consult include ...

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Pregnancy Physiotherapy

While certainly an exciting time, pregnancy can often be uncomfortable for expectant mothers. Due to the muscular, postural and hormonal changes that occur in the body during pregnancy, it is not uncommon for pregnant women to experience a range of aches and pains. In fact, some studies even suggest that at least 50% of pregnant ...

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Christmas & New Year Trading Hours

We’re open over the Christmas & New Years Break! So you can stay committed to your treatment plan and recovery, we will be open over the Christmas and New Years break for your convenience! Hours of Operation (Parramatta Clinic): Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Closed Wednesday 27th December: 7.30 am to 7 pm Thursday 28th December: 7.30 am to ...

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Muscular Pain

Muscular pain is a problem experienced by all individuals, resulting from a range of causes that affect day-to-day function and often leads to further issues. Overuse is one of the most common causes of muscle aches and pain, whereby someone continues to stress a particular muscle group. Often in athletes, overuse pain goes untreated, leading ...

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Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that treats and prevents injuries of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Branches of this include Sports Chiropractic and Sports Physiotherapy.  At Spinal and Sports Care, we have Sports Medicine Australia affiliated practitioners and our treatment involves a multimodal approach to assess and diagnose your injury/problem, then treat, rehabilitate, and finally ...

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Joint Pain Treatment

Joint pain or arthralgia refers to any aches, discomfort or soreness within the joints of your body.  Joint pain can be the result of an injury affecting any of the joints structures, including the ligaments, tendons, cartilage, bursae or bones.  It can also be a feature of inflammation within the joint such as arthritis, an ...

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Chiropractic and Physiotherapy treatments for Sciatica

Chiropractic and physiotherapy remain the leading treatment option for sciatic pain relief. Rather than just treating the sciatica symptoms, our practitioners at Spinal and Sports Care seek for the cause of sciatica in order to gain long-term effectiveness and prevent recurrence. Common chiropractic/physiotherapy methods with the highest level of evidence include:   Manual Therapy: Myofascial ...

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What is Osgood Schlatter Disease?

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a painful knee condition most commonly seen in growing adolescents and children, when bones, muscles and tendons are rapidly changing in the body, therefore resulting in growing pains under the knee cap. OSD is an overuse injury rather than a sudden injury to the knee.  OSD is more prevalent in ...

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What is Sciatica?

Have you ever had pain, numbness or tingling in the back, running down your leg or even into your foot? That’s referred to as sciatica pain. Sciatica is a symptom that occurs when there is irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. It is a long nerve running from the lower back, down the buttock, ...

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