Many individuals are under the misconception that scoliosis is exceedingly rare thanks to the progression of modern medicine. You might be surprised to learn that this is more of a myth than a reality. What is Scoliosis? This condition affects the shape of the spine so that its curvature roughly appears like the letter “S”. […]

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Neck pain is a common ailment and it can be very debilitating if not treated properly. From minor pain to chronic discomfort that interrupts your daily life, it is important to appreciate the causes of neck pain before understanding your treatment options. This will enable you to make an informed decision so that life can […]

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Everybody’s spine gradually changes over time, with the discs in your back adapting to the way your body grows or develops as you get older. However, for some people these natural changes can lead to pain, which is known as degenerative disc disease. The discs in the spine replicate the effect of shock absorbers as […]

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Sciatica is pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve – it often starts in the lower back and shoots down through the hips and buttock and down one leg. The pain sometimes goes past the knees and into your feet. Typically, the pain only affects one side of the body. Causes of Sciatica Sciatica is […]

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chronic back pain

Chronic back pain can be a debilitating condition that affects the spinal region due to many reasons such as repeated poor posture, sports injuries or physical accidents. Chronic back pain can persist for months or even years without proper, ongoing treatment. The condition is commonly seen in the workplace these days due to poor posture […]

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whiplash

Whiplash, also called neck strain or neck sprain, is an injury to the neck caused by an unexpected back and forth movement of the neck. In this type of injury, cervical muscles, the soft tissues of the neck (discs and ligaments), intervertebral joints and nerve roots may become damaged.  Here, we answer some of the […]

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sciatica

Your central nervous system is your body’s main computer, it integrates the information that is received and coordinates as well as influences the activity of all the parts of your body. That’s why any pain or disruption to your nerves can have a great impact on the way your body functions and your quality of […]

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Vertigo refers to the sensation of spinning or being off balance. If you have these dizzy spells, you might feel like that you or your surroundings are moving or spinning. This feeling can happen to anyone but is most common in women and people aged 65 and over.  Attacks of vertigo can be barely noticeable […]

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Walk into any room or public place these days and you are likely to find most people craning over their mobile phones. Whether you are browsing the internet, playing games or networking, the position in which you hold your head will likely cause problems to your neck and back, if it is not positioned correctly. […]

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Cervicogenic Dizziness

Cervical vertigo (cervicogenic dizziness) is a neck-related sensation that makes you feel like you are spinning or the world around you is spinning. It’s a diagnosis provided to you once all other possible causes of dizziness have been ruled out. Those suffering from cervical vertigo may complain of dizziness that worsens after they maintain the […]

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