Chiropractic therapy is an alternative treatment for neuromuscoskeletal disorders and their effects on general health. It may look like regular physiotherapy to the eyes of the uninitiated, but it differs in form and purpose. The main focus of chiropractic therapy is to maximize your body’s natural self-healing properties by preventing and correcting interference in the nervous system. What is the therapy good for? Although chiropractic detractors may deride it as pseudoscience, it has proven to be an effective treatment for a number of health conditions, including low back pain, cervicogenic headaches, acute neck pain, and migraine headache. The therapy has also been found to be suitable for the treatment of tennis elbow, shoulder girdle dysfunction, Adhesive Capsulitis dysfunction, hip osteoarthritis and knee osteoarthritis. What is the science behind it? Chiropractic therapy lays emphasis on the treatment of the spine and especially the alignment of the vertebrae as the primary means to heal the Continue reading →

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese natural therapy to provide relief from pain, treat illnesses, prevent diseases and improve physical wellbeing. It involves inserting tiny, hair-width needles into specific points in your body to stimulate and activate your body’s natural healing processes. It is effective in treating headaches, migraines, back pain, hip pain and sports injuries. It is also effective in treating anxiety, insomnia, infertility and many other physiological and psychological conditions. One of the areas that acupuncture is much sought after is for the treatment of lower back pain, which is caused by biomechanical stresses and chronic emotional stresses. The former includes adopting a bad posture while standing and walking, lifting heavy objects and sitting for long periods. The latter includes anxiety, frustration, anger and depression. Acupuncture for back pain focuses on easing the pain and providing permanent relief. The process has several benefits. Provides relief from back pain: This is, of course, the Continue reading →