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Chiropractic Care for Anxiety
17 SEP

Chiropractic Care for Anxiety

Our life nowadays doesn’t really make it easy on us. Everything seems to move so fast that many people can hardly cope with stress that comes with it. Many of us cannot control the direction our lives take which can cause many problems related to our mental health. Anxiety and depression have become common problems faced by people from different generations every day. Anxiety only affects over 2.3 million people in Australia which is nearly a tenth of its population. Anxiety can appear very early, even in childhood and can be caused by genetics or triggered by some environmental ...

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Chiropractic Care for Leg Pain
30 AUG

Chiropractic Care for Leg Pain

There are many reasons that can cause leg pain and many ways how it is manifested. Your leg may hurt when you walk on it or you may often experience a leg cramp. Also, restless leg syndrome is a quite common condition which occurs in 10% population, mainly in men, though women can also suffer from it. Pain is most commonly described as burning, aching or throbbing and usually occurs when a person is resting. If you suffer from any of the mentioned conditions, the most important thing is to find the underlying reason for it and right treatment to ...

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Chiropractic Care Can Help You With Weight Loss
09 AUG

Chiropractic Care Can Help You With Weight Loss

When you think about visiting a chiropractor, the prime reason that comes to your mind is probably neck, back or joint pain. But, have you ever thought of weight loss? Actually, the main benefits of the adjustment will eventually help you achieve a healthy weight – it is proved that a healthier body burns a lot more calories. Also, chiropractic treatments eliminate the need for pain medications which can potentially make you gain weight. Without having pain or stress, people take care more of their bodies and that includes a healthier diet. Chronic pain in our back and neck ...

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The Right Treatment for Double Crush Syndrome
11 JUL

The Right Treatment for Double Crush Syndrome

Although carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes as well as a thoracic outlet syndrome can be individual issues, they can also be part of the double crash syndrome also known as multiple compression syndrome, very complex both in terms of diagnosis and therapy. Namely, the nerve can be pinched in two (double) or more (multiple) places at the same time giving the feeling that there are issues with more different nerves. A neck hernia results in pinched nerve roots in the hand, causing the lower parts of the nerves to be more sensitive, thus, more susceptible to damages in other ...

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Is Chiropractic Care Safe for the Elderly
24 MAY

Is Chiropractic Care Safe for the Elderly

Back pain is always frustrating; however, for older people it can have very serious outcomes. A healthy and strong spine is essential for preventing falls that can cause impaired physical mobility and flexibility and affect person’s capability to live independently. Moreover, older people should be more careful when taking medication for treating back or any other pain as their body is not strong enough to handle drugs. Ageing makes it more difficult for the body to process medication needed for reducing pain.  On the other hand, chiropractic treatments offer a more holistic approach that can help with the underlying cause ...

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Keep Your Spine Healthy
25 APR

Keep Your Spine Healthy

The spine is one of the most important parts of your musculoskeletal system. Not taking enough care of it can lead to many physical discomforts, including back pain, strained muscles, a herniated disc and many more. So, take some time to treat your spine to keep it healthy as this is essential for your overall wellbeing. Here’s some advice how to maintain a healthy spine and ensure a pain-free life. We rarely use our core back muscles in everyday activities which results in additional pressure on our spine. As stretching and strengthening your back and abdominal muscles will take ...

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Chiropractic Treatments for Lower Back Pain
09 APR

Chiropractic Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Many people who suffer from lower back pain will seek help from a chiropractor as chiropractic care is proved to be one of the most effective methods for treating conditions which cause this discomfort. Here you will find a short explanation of what chiropractors can do to help their patients to resolve these issues. So, if you have a problem with lower back or lumbar herniated disc, check here how you can benefit from visiting a chiropractor in Ayr. Treatments start with a precise diagnosis of your pain which should include a consultation, medical history and physical examination. You ...

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How Often Should You Visit a Chiropractor?
21 MAR

How Often Should You Visit a Chiropractor?

Chiropractic is an individual decision like any other type of health care. Many people who suffer from spinal problems prefer this natural option over pain medications, especially in case of back and neck pain. However, others choose this type of treatment as a preventive program combined with exercise and a healthy diet. No matter the reason, a very common question asked is: ‘How often should I go for chiropractic adjustments?’ Here, you can find the answers depending on a particular issue that can affect different patients. Longer periods of continuous chiropractic care are recommended for people who suffer from ...

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Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Chiropractor
09 MAR

Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Chiropractor

The right chiropractor can definitely help you with your spinal issues, but don’t think that every chiropractor is the right person for your condition. So, if you chose to go for chiropractic in Ayr here are some tips how to find the right expert for your needs and get the most from your first visit. The assessment of your spine will help a chiropractor diagnose your condition and determine which type of treatment is needed. Many chiropractors offer free assessments and consultations before treatments start, so ask the person who is booking your appointment if you can get a ...

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Chiropractic Care for Arthritis
20 FEB

Chiropractic Care for Arthritis

Arthritis or joint inflammation include over 100 conditions such as osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis and many other rheumatic diseases, with common symptoms such as pain, stiffness, swelling, fatigue and decreased function mostly in the wrist and finger joints and others closer to the hand. However, in more serious cases, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle and feet joints can also be affected as well as some other parts of the body. If not treated, the inflammation only gets worse, without chances for remission. Medications used for treating arthritis can control the symptoms and progression; however, taking them alone is ...

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Sleep Better with Chiropractic Care!
07 FEB

Sleep Better with Chiropractic Care!

Sleeping is important for are our health as much as a healthy, balanced diet and exercise. Sleep regenerates our immune system and energy and helps us process everything we experience during the day. However, it has happened to almost all of us that we wake up at night and cannot go to sleep, no matter how tired our body and mind are. Sleep deprivation causes fatigue, exhaustion and poor memory which affect our productivity, relationships and safety. It also increases chances of heart diseases, obesity and diabetes. Among over 100 different types of sleeping disorders, research has shown that ...

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How To Improve Your Posture At Work
19 DEC

How To Improve Your Posture At Work

We all spend most of our working day sitting behind a desk and a computer and it happens very often that we suffer from pain in our neck and shoulders after coming back home. If you want to avoid these things, it is very important to make sure that your workspace is friendly to your back and body. Here are some tips on how improve your posture at work. Think about how much time you spend in your chair every single day. It is essential to find friendly posture chair with a comfortable cushion and arm support whose height ...

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Chiropractic Care for Migraines
20 NOV

Chiropractic Care for Migraines

Migraines, although not life threatening problems, are one of the most frustrating issues due to severe and debilitating pain they cause. They usually start before the age of 30, hitting women more than men. Research has shown that migraines are genetic, but the underlying cause of it is still not completely clear. This is why many people who suffer from it endure the pain until the condition is over, using medications which can reduce its symptoms. Drugs can gradually diminish the pain, but cannot correct the main cause of migraines. Moreover, they can lead to severe side effects such as ...

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Prevent Sports Injuries with Proper Chiropractic Care
17 OCT

Prevent Sports Injuries with Proper Chiropractic Care

Regular physical activity, such as sports and exercise, is an essential way to keep your body and mind healthy. However, the more and harder you exercise, the greater the risks of injury. Overtraining, improper training techniques as well as an insufficient warm up can cause a wide range of injuries. There are many examples of professional athletes who suffered traumatic injures which eventually led to the end of their careers. Still, even if you are not professional, but involved in regular recreational exercising, the risk of getting hurt is high. Many research show that almost 50% of all injures among ...

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Thinking about taking a trip to the chiropractor?
12 OCT

Thinking about taking a trip to the chiropractor?

There are a variety of reasons why someone may decide to visit a chiropractor. Here at Ayr Spinal Care we see a number of cases. Back Pain, neck pain, jaw pain, even issues with golf injuries or problems that require a babies chiropractor. With so many people heading to a chiropractor to help with their pain, it seems that this is an option that can really work out. But is this really the case? Do chiropractors really work? What is a chiropractor? Before we can take a look at whether or not a chiropractor can help, the ...

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Medical Care vs. Chiropractic Care
24 SEP

Medical Care vs. Chiropractic Care

Many musculoskeletal problems that we are facing today, such as back and neck pain, headaches and others, have increased the need for quick solutions to underlying problems which cause these conditions. There are two types of treatments that we usually choose to go for. One is traditional medical care and as the alternative to this one - chiropractic care. Although both a medical doctor and professional in chiropractic in Ayr can provide you with beneficial services, let’s look at the pros and cons of each treatment and see which one is more effective and can help more. Traditional medical ...

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Neck Pain Chiropractic Care
08 MAY

Neck Pain Chiropractic Care

Cervical pain or simply neck pain is one of the most frequent conditions that many people, no matter which age group they belong to, suffer from. It can happen to everyone, from office workers, students to older adults. The condition can be caused by numerous reasons, including uncomfortable positioning of the neck when sitting or sleeping, throat virus infections, neck injuries as results of playing sports, car accidents, riding and so on.  Neck pain is commonly linked to dull, persistent aching. Turning the head and moving the neck can even make the aching worse. Other symptoms include numbness, tingling, ...

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Chiropractic – It’s All About Your Wellbeing
28 MAR

Chiropractic – It’s All About Your Wellbeing

For many of us, the word ‘chiropractic’ is closely associated with sorting out our musculoskeletal problems, mainly back pain and aches. But, how many of us do know that chiropractic can actually boost our immune system, enhancing our wellbeing and general health? The main idea of chiropractic is to improve the body’s ability to adjust to the environment. Stress, overwork, tensions, falls and many other factors can result in spinal nerve root irritation that can further lead to many malfunctions in the human body. Chiropractic can minimise or eliminate this irritation completely, helping our bodies to function more efficiently ...

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Sciaticia
10 MAR

Sciaticia

What is it? The term Sciatica refers to painful sensations felt along the route of the sciatic nerve due to compression or irritation. This nerve originates in the lower back at the levels of L4-S3 and then travels underneath the piriformis muscle as it travels down the leg and into the foot. What causes Sciatica? Sciatica is usually caused via compression of the nerve roots as they exit the Intervertebral Foramen due to a disc injury. There are other causes of sciatica including: – Spinal Stenosis – Infection – Abnormal growth in the spine. Occasionally the Piriformis ...

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