What you need to know about the spinning, and how manual therapy can help it stop! Information used by the brain to allow for balance and spatial orientation is provided by sensory input from proprioception (touch and joint position sense), vision (sight) and the vestibular system (gaze stability, head position, and motion, orientation in space). […]

Is Bad Breathing Causing your Back Pain?

You might not know it, but the way you are breathing might be contributing to your back pain! The primary muscles used during breathing are the Diaphragm and the External Intercostals. The Diaphragm spans across the thoracic cavity forming a dome-shaped muscle beneath the lungs which act as the roof of the core. It is […]

Sayonara Sciatica!

4 Steps to Understanding and Treating Sciatica. According to The British Journal of Anaesthesia, the lifetime incidence of Sciatica is estimated to be between 13% and 40%. But what exactly is it? How is it caused? And how can it be treated? Quick Anatomy: Your sciatic nerve is formed by the connection of no less […]

A Healthy View on Imaging For Low Back Pain

With the radical advancement of medical technology, we are presented with a wide array of imaging techniques which allow us a window into the inner workings and structure of the body like never before! These remarkable tools grant us access beneath the skin without making use of invasive surgeries and enable healthcare practitioners to make […]