Bayside Chiropractic

Our Cronulla Chiropractic team are pleased to welcome you to Bayside Chiropractic, our friendly family health and wellness clinic.

(02) 9523 9940

info@baysidechiropractic.com.au
Suite 209, 30 The Kingsway
Cronulla, NSW 2230

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(02) 9523 9940

info@baysidechiropractic.com.au

Suite 209, 30 The Kingsway

Cronulla, NSW 2230

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ANAESTHESIA VS. PARAESTHESIA

Have you heard of anaesthesia and paraesthesia? Can you guess what these medical terms refer to? Read on to find out more! Anaesthesia means loss of sensation. You can experience it in small or large parts of your body if there is something wrong with your nerves. It is also a medicine that is used to numb sensation or pain for medical purposes. This could be a small area of the...

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INJURY BLOG: SACROILIAC JOINT DYSFUNCTION

Are you experiencing pain in the lower back that radiates down your leg and gets worse when you run or exercise? You may have Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction. SI joint pain contributes to around 15-30% of back pain. It is more prevalent in women who are pregnant or have recently given birth. What is the SI joint? The SI joints are located either side of the lower spine. They connect the sacrum,...

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Cervical spine facet joint lock

Have you ever woken up with a stiff neck? There may be more to it than just a dodgy pillow or mattress. You could have experienced a cervical spine facet joint lock. Now, its formal name is a ‘zygapophyseal joint’ — but who on earth thought that was a good idea?! Luckily we are sticking to the simpler term in this blog! Keep reading to find out what it is...

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The chiropractic adjustment

Are you experiencing frequent headaches, neck or back pain? You may need an adjustment! Adjustments have amazing benefits for not only your spine but your whole well-being. It may seem a bit daunting at first but don’t worry, we’ve got your back — pun intended! What is a chiropractic adjustment? Chiropractic adjustment or spinal manipulation is the process of applying a controlled and specific amount of force in a precise direction to...

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The art of breathing

Breathing probably sounds like something you’ve got well and truly covered, but you’d be surprised how many people are doing it wrong! Most of the time, we are breathing too fast and too shallow. The most efficient way to breathe is through diaphragmatic breathing, or “belly breathing”. This brings more air into your lungs and also strengthens your diaphragm to improve your breathing long term. What is diaphragmatic breathing? Diaphragmatic breathing brings air...

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Why is posture so important?

You know when your mother and your teachers drove you crazy by always telling you to sit up straight? Well, sorry to be the one to tell you, but they were right. Having good posture has a whole host of benefits, and there are plenty of issues that can occur if your posture goes wrong! So here is the lowdown on why it matters, and what you can do to...

Why choose chiropractic?

If you have an injury or persistent pain, how do you know which type of treatment you should choose? Well, of course we’re going to suggest chiropractic care is the one for you… That’s our job! But why should you choose chiropractic over, say, physiotherapy or osteopathy? Or even massage or acupuncture? There are a few unique elements to chiropractic treatment that we feel make it best placed to tackle...

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Concussion: signs, symptoms and solutions

If you play or watch sport regularly, especially contact sports like rugby, you have probably heard about concussions. It can cause serious effects, but these aren’t always immediately recognisable. So how can you tell if you, or someone close to you, has a concussion, and what can you do about it? What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury caused by trauma to the head. When the brain moves suddenly...

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The nervous system

Your nervous system is a highly complex network that transmits signals all around your body. It’s central to how we interact with the world — enabling us to move, experience sensations and interpret and remember information. This is possibly the most impressive system in your body, and one of the most important — so how does it work? What is the nervous system? The nervous system can be viewed as three parts:Central...

MCL injury

Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury

If you regularly play sport, you may be aware of your medial collateral ligament (MCL). This ligament is one of the most common parts of the knee to be injured, usually as a result of force to the body or a fall. What is the medial collateral ligament? The MCL runs along the inner edge of your knee and helps connect your shin bone (tibia) to your thigh bone (femur). This...