Snap, Crackle, Pop

Sometimes hearing the snap, crackle and popping noises in the body might not be a good thing! A broken bone, a torn ligament, dislocation of joints! If it’s painful, you’d better see someone about it. Other times you might hear popping noises when simply stretching your body, giving someone a big hug or pushing or […]

4 Common Springtime Injuries

Spring is just around the corner and we’ll be pleased with having some warmer, dryer weather. This means we won’t have any more excuses to get outdoors and do some exercise. But with these changes in activity it presents us with potential problems. If not done gradually, safely and with a bit of warming up, […]

5 Things To Do In Between Chiropractic Visits

What you should do in between chiropractic visits? Many people attend Chiropractors everyday but what should they do in between visits.  They sometimes come and go every couple of days to once a month, depending on what stage they are in.  It varies from person to person depending on their amount of pain, how quickly […]

How do I know if my back pain is severe?

Back pain is very common and is one of the leading causes of disability world wide. It can range from a simple muscular ache to a raging hot disc with referred pain down the legs or even referred pain from cancer! So how do you know how bad, is bad? And when to seek help! […]

Deformational Plagiocephaly

What is Deformational Plagiocephaly (DP)? Deformational Plagiocephaly (DP) (also known as positional plagiocephaly, or flattening of the head) is an increasingly common condition in infants since the “Back to Sleep” program was initiated to help combat SIDS. • Children tend to grow out of DP as they spend less time lying down• Incidence has been […]

How Does Dry Needling Work? Video

Principal Chiropractor, Dr Ryan Yiap, explains in a short video how exactly does dry needling work. There has been a lot of evidence showing the effectiveness of dry needling to help with trigger points or “knots” in the muscles. But many people ask how exactly does dry needling work. To understand that we need to […]

TCM Acupuncture Vs Dry Needling Video

Principal Chiropractor, Dr Ryan Yiap, explains in a short video the difference between (TCM) traditional chinese acupuncture vs dry needling. Many times when people come in to say that they’ve already had some acupuncture the follow up question is, “Was that traditional chinese medicine acupuncture or dry needling?” They would then have a look of […]

Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis)

What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen Shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is a condition which starts as pain into the shoulder and progresses gradually into restriction of almost all ranges of movement. For some, the pain worsens at night which can disrupt sleep. It most commonly affects women 40-60 years of age but men can also be affected. […]