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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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 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...

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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What do chiropractors treat?

Many people think that chiropractic care is all about the spine. While we certainly have a particular interest in spinal alignment, chiropractors treat a wide range of conditions and can help with many areas of your health and wellbeing. We treat our patients holistically, so we take your entire physical, emotional and social wellbeing into account, no matter what you come to see us for. What is chiropractic care? The word “chiropractic”...

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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...

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Recovering from a forearm fracture

Forearm fractures are among the most common types of broken bones and can be some of the most complex. Surgery will often be needed to repair the damage before the rehabilitation process can begin. It can be a long road to recovery, but a chiropractor can help. Read on to find out how! Types of forearm fracture There are two bones in your forearm - the radius and the ulna. The radius is...

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Shoulder pain: treating a subacromial impingement

One very common cause of shoulder pain is subacromial impingement. This is a complicated name for an injury that occurs often (in approximately one in five people). It happens when a tendon in the shoulder rubs or catches on nearby bone. This affects the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles that allow you to rotate, raise and lower your arm. Which means that pain in this...

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What is torticollis (wry neck)?

Have you ever twisted your head sharply and felt the searing pain of your neck freezing in an unnatural position? Then you’ve got an idea of what we’re talking about here. Torticollis, also known as wry neck, is an extreme twisted neck which won’t seem to go away. Jarring pain may be similar, however it does not last. Wry neck (torticollis) usually causes the top of the head to tilt...

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Scoliosis: What is it?

Did you know that scoliosis affects around 3% of Australia’s population? That is over 700,000 people! Early detection is key, so read on to find out more! What is scoliosis? Scoliosis (pronounced sko-lee-o-sis) is an abnormal curvature of the spine. The rotation of the spine often presents as an ‘S’ or ‘C’ shape, if you are looking at someone's back. We do have 3 normal spinal curves — at the neck, upper...