Category: Back Pain

Walking Away from Your Back Pain

Walking away from your back pain isn’t something we say flippantly. Walking is something that many of us take for granted until it is taken away, either temporarily through injuries to our legs or episodes of back pain. Or it can be taken away from us permanently from severe...

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Wolff’s Law

Wolff’s law is a physiological property of bone tissue. In its most technical terms, it is the principle of bone adaptation from stress generated potentials. In more simple terms, it is the change in bone structure as a result of the stresses placed on them. So for example, it...

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Obesity and Back Pain

Obesity and back pain, are they related? The simplest answer is yes, excessive body mass increases loads on the spine leading to excessive stress and strain on the tissues and joints of the low back. The effects of mechanical loads and forces on the spine is something that has...

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Whole Body Vibration

Whole body vibration is a key element of our spinal rehab plans here at Spriggs Chiropractic. Whole body  vibration is well-recognised as a useful alternative and adjunct exercise modality with resistance training1, having been found to be effective for: Increasing force and power generation capacity in skeletal muscles2 Increasing...

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