Category: Biomechanics

DM Orthotics®

DM Orthotics® are world-leading creators of medical rehabilitation and sports performance products and we are very excited to be working with DM Orthotics® here at Spriggs Chiropractic.  DM Orthotics stands for Dynamic Movement Orthotics, which are custom made garments designed to worn under your everyday clothing. They provide support...

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Workstation Ergonomics Life Hacks

Workstation ergonomics is a huge topic of discussion that can be confusing for many. The reason for all the confusion is simply that workstation ergonomics is not an exact science. By this I mean that work station ergonomics takes into consideration everything from the desk, the chair, the amount...

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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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Patient Referrals for Diagnostic Imaging

Patient referrals for diagnostic imaging and further testing can be difficult of private practice healthcare professionals. Who do you trust with your patients? Who has what equipment/facilities for diagnostics? What are the costs involved? And who pays for this service? Are you a healthcare provider in Newbury or West...

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