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Working with patients brings up many diverse avenues of conversation.  Our blogs are a compilation of the best of these Chiropractic-related discussions.

Why do I sleep better after seeing a Chiropractor?

Why do I sleep better after seeing a Chiropractor?

“I slept so well after my treatment’” is one of the most rewarding things a Chiropractor gets to hear from patients when seeing them for Chiropractic treatment.  The reason for this is that it has to do with a hormone called cortisol.  Cortisol levels get a bad rap in...

Are Chiropractors adverse to mainstream medicine?

Are Chiropractors adverse to mainstream medicine?

Undoubtedly no.  With emergencies and life-threatening conditions, medical advancements have superseded most of our expectations in comparison to a few years ago and, it is thanks to these advancements that many, still have loved ones to spend time with today....

Can a Chiropractor fix my sciatica pain?

Can a Chiropractor fix my sciatica pain?

Sciatica is one of the more common complaints Chiropractors see in their practices.  According to a 2018 article in Medscape, it affects between 42% and 59% of the population at least once during their lifetime.  Although sciatica pain is common, it doesn’t mean it...

How can Chiropractic care save you money?

How can Chiropractic care save you money?

It’s been a hectic week and it would be great if the weekend was the cocooned haven you have been dreaming of all week… imagining yourself crawling into this beckoning sanctuary only to resurface all shiny, new and invigorated on Monday morning.  Ummm … no.  In all...

Can a Chiropractor help me with my whiplash?

Can a Chiropractor help me with my whiplash?

Whiplash is a common injury that occurs when there has been a rapid forward and then backwards force on the neck or lower back (similar to a whip snapping).  Most often it happens in car accidents, but what most don’t realise is that it can also occur in sporting...

Can I see a Chiropractor if I am pregnant?

Can I see a Chiropractor if I am pregnant?

Yes, yes, and yes! Because women have very special and specific needs in all three phases of their pregnancy, each phase needs unique attention in different ways. The changes pregnant ladies see and experience during their pregnancy are both unique to each person and...

Do I have arthritis and can Chiropractic care help me?

Do I have arthritis and can Chiropractic care help me?

Arthritis is the name given to a group of conditions that cause damage and inflammation to the joints of the body.  These are generally diagnosed using x-ray evaluation and blood tests.  The most common forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. ...

Can I see a Chiropractor after spinal surgery?

Can I see a Chiropractor after spinal surgery?

In most cases, absolutely!  Chiropractors attend to patients from all walks of life that have undergone all sorts of operations. Having been taught the ins and outs of operational procedures used and understanding the altered anatomy after an operation, Chiropractors...

Which is better – dynamic or static stretching?

Which is better – dynamic or static stretching?

Dynamic and static stretching has 2 different purposes.  It's not a case of which is better, but more a matter of which is better to do, when.  Have a look at this concise guideline, illustrating how to get the best benefit with these 2 types of stretches. Dynamic...

How often do I need to see my Chiropractor?

How often do I need to see my Chiropractor?

Without a doubt, Chiropractors firstly always aim to make their patients feel better as soon as possible.  In being able to deliver that, Chiropractors are then able to get to the main goal of Chiropractic and that is to get your body functioning at optimum. It is...

Why should I stretch?

Why should I stretch?

Stretching muscles not only feels great in the short term, but it essentially prevents them from getting tight, weak and unable to support joint movement correctly in the long term. The vast majority of patients experiencing pain and lack of movement have this in...

Do Chiropractors crack bones?

Do Chiropractors crack bones?

Hollywood movies have for years, given us Chiropractors far too much credit in this department.  The ‘popping’, or ‘cracking’ sound from a Chiropractic adjustment comes from the release of a gas bubble housed in the joint capsule surrounding the joint.  The sound...

Can a Chiropractor help a ‘blown (slipped)’ disc?

Can a Chiropractor help a ‘blown (slipped)’ disc?

When diagnosed with a ‘blown’ or ‘slipped’ disc, patients may be experiencing a fair bit of pain in their back, possibly referring into the arms or legs, maybe even some tingling or numbness in these areas too.  There are times where patients don't have any symptoms...

Does Chiropractic treatment hurt?

Does Chiropractic treatment hurt?

Most of us don't like pain.  Quite simply put, because as a whole, no one does, Chiropractors intend providing care that is tolerable and comfortable using gentle Chiropractic techniques.  These techniques don’t typically hurt if done correctly. However, it can be...

Is Chiropractic care right for me?

Is Chiropractic care right for me?

This is a very common question that Chiropractors hear from many hesitant new patients coming into their clinic, and it is indeed a very important one at that. As your Chiropractor, the top priority is making sure that you are a good candidate for chiropractic care. ...

Do you need a beginner’s guide to Chiropractic?

Do you need a beginner’s guide to Chiropractic?

Have you ever pondered about Chiropractic Care and wondered why it is one of the fastest healthcare sectors to grow in the last twenty years? With such a multi-layered question, comes a multi-layered answer. Take a seat and let the explanation unfold with the help of...

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We service the greater part of Northern and Western Johannesburg; areas include Randpark Ridge, Northcliff, Fairlands, Cresta, Weltevreden Park, Honeydew, North Riding, Sundowner, Eagle Canyon, Little Falls and Radiokop to name but a few.

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226 Dale Lace Avenue
(entrance in Rooihout Ave)
Randpark Ridge, Randburg
Republic of South Africa

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