Bayside Chiropractic

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(02) 9523 9940

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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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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 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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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...

Hip flexor

Hip flexor spasm: causes, symptoms and treatment

Hip flexor pain is one of those conditions that affects both people who are very physically active and people who participate in minimal physical activity. If you’re experiencing hip pain and wondering if you might have over or underdone it, read on to learn about the common causes and symptoms of hip flexor spasms, and what can be done about them. What causes hip flexor spasms? The group of muscles that allow...

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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...

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Neck, arm and hand pain: Cervical nerve root syndrome

Do you have neck pain that moves down the arm to the hand? One possible cause of these symptoms is when the nerve tissue gets compressed as it comes out of the spine at the neck. ‘Cervical nerve root syndrome’ is this condition's name. It can be a little complicated to explain, so we’ve broken it down for you, but if you have any questions, please just call us at...

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Hello readers and welcome to our July 2020 blog. This month we’re discussing a condition that can affect the whole arm, from the neck, down to the tips of your fingers. Welcome to the world of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (aka ‘TOS’). What is TOS? TOS is an umbrella term for a group of conditions that are caused by compression of nerves and blood vessels as they pass from the neck, through the...