Strength and Fitness

Shockwave therapy for hamstring tightness

For those suffering from tight hamstrings, there has been some encouraging research of late into the effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) in improving hamstring flexibility, especially combined with stretching exercises in healthy participants (see https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5368153/). Interestingly, the study concluded that shockwave therapy combined with stretching exercises was more beneficial than stretching alone: “While ESWT and stretching both reduced …

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Chiropractors Supporting the Sporting Spine

Thousands of athletes from around the world have arrived to participate in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Did you know that many athletes and sporting professionals incorporate chiropractic care into their overall health regimen? With the Australian love of sport, we regularly come across sporting-related ailments and provide care to patients who participate in …

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How Runners Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, and offers many benefits. It can be done anywhere, it tones the lower body and it burns a heap of energy. Pounding the pavement over time, however, can result in injuries to the knees, ankles, and hips.  Whether you run a few kilometres a week …

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