Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) ‘I don’t play tennis……….but I’ve been told I have tennis elbow?’ Tennis elbow refers to pain/ tenderness on the outer side of the elbow due to inflammation of the tendon.  This can occur by overuse (repetitive use) of the tendon, a direct blow to the elbow, a sudden forceful extension or…

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Hip pain

Hip pain

Hip Pain Hip pain is very common and may arise from muscles, ligaments, tendons and soft tissues surrounding the hip joint.  Common causes are related to underlying age related degenerative (‘wear and tear’/ osteoarthritic) changes.  Other common causes of hip pain are bursitis, labral tears and fractures. Pain in the hip can also refer from…

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Knee pain

Knee pain

Knee Pain Knee pain is very common and it arises from the anatomical regions of the knee.  Pain maybe referred from the back or hip.  The knee is susceptible to injury because it takes the full weight of the body plus the extra force which is exerted on them whilst jumping or running.   It can…

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Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain and Frozen Shoulder Shoulder problems are often seen at Life and Care Chiropractic.  Symptoms may present as soreness, aches, burning, tension, and stiffness in the shoulder / shoulder girdle.  The likelihood of shoulder injury is high as this is the most unstable joint in the body yet the most moveable joint and due…

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Neck Pain Neck Pain is the second most common problem that we see in our clinic. The neck holds the weight of your head which is 12lbs.  Muscles, joints, nerves, tendons and ligaments in the neck can cause neck pain.  Pain can also refer to the neck from your head, jaw, shoulder, upper arms.  Causes…

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Headaches

Headaches

Headaches & Migraines Most people experience headaches at some stage of their lives. Headaches can originate anywhere in the head or neck.  Most feel headaches at the back of the head, on the sides, the forehead and behind the eyes.  Stress and working in a sustained position at the computer can result in headaches. Chiropractic…

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Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries Most people will experience minor sports related injuries related to muscles, ligaments, tendons, joint and bones.  The chiropractors at Life and Care Chiropractic see many sports related injuries from low back pain, neck pain, knee and hip problems, shoulder girdle dysfunction, lateral epicondylitis, patellofemoral pain syndrome, plantar fasciitis, ankle and foot problems.  We…

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Back pain

Back pain

Back Pain Back pain is very common in particular low back pain and it is estimated that 80% of adults (4 out of 5) will experience back pain at some stage of their life. It can be very painful, debilitating and hinder a person’s lifestyle.  Areas where people may experience symptoms are the mid back, between…

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