Research has been showing that running may not be as hard on the joints as previously thought. Yes, when we run, we will have 2.5 times our body weight going through our lower limbs each time our foot strikes the ground, however our body has the amazing ability to adapt to the demands that
When I pick up my children at school, I am often surprised by how full their backpack can be. A lunch, some books, extra clothes and other items that make their way into their bags can really add up to make a very heavy pack. The “rolling luggage style packs” are not much better,
Headaches are one of the most common reasons why people visit a doctor. Tension type and migraine headaches are among the most frequently diagnosed headache types. Research has shown that chiropractic treatment can be very beneficial in addressing the cause of some of these headaches. Some people choose to take medication to treat their headaches.
By Dr. Alison Leitch, Noosa Family Chirorpractor and Medical Acupuncturist (Dry Needling) Welcome to parenthood! We all want to enjoy this new time in our lives, however for some of us, the stresses and strains of being a new parent can often contribute to low back pain. Suddenly, you are carrying your baby, and all the “baby
By Dr. Alison Leitch Chiropractor Some Useful Facts About Low Back Pain Back Pain Is Common 4 out of 5 people with have an episode of back pain at some point in their lives Back pain in Australia costs the country more than $1 billion a year Up to 25% of people experience some type of back
By Alison Leitch Chiropractor Many pregnant women experience low back pain, especially during the second and third trimester. A study of 400 women found that 42.5% of women reported pain during their pregnancy. One third of women report that their back pain is so severe that it interferes with their ability to work, sleep and