Unsure on what to expect in your Chiro, Physio or Massage treatment? Our educational videos below offer a brief introduction on what to expect when we treat you.
Also Included are a series of exercise videos our practitioners may incorporate into your treatment program. Note that these exercises do not apply to everyone and should ONLY be performed under the guidance of your health care practitioner.
TREATMENTS: WHAT TO EXPECT
How does an adjustment work?
What is the difference between a sprain and a strain? How do you tape a sprained ankle?
What massage is right for me?
A sneak peak into dry needling: what we do and what to expect
BACK PAIN EXERCISES
This series of educational videos will cover:
Causes of Back Pain
What to do in the case of Acute Back Injuries.
Types of exercises that you can do during the Acute, Sub-Acute and Chronic Stages:
ACUTE LOW BACK EXERCISES #1
Will cover the basis around which all core exercise should revolve including how to find your neutral pelvis position and how to engage your deep core and pelvic floor muscles.
ACUTE LOW BACK EXERCISES #2
In this stage we focus on improving range of movement through stretching and
These Include: Knees to chest stretch; Knee rotation mobilisation exercises; Lower back stretch; Repeated extensions in lying
ACUTE LOW BACK EXERCISES #3
In this episode we begin the early stage strengthening exercises which include:
– Superman Exercises 1-3
– Four Point Kneel 1 & 2
– Half Plank Exercise
ACUTE LOW BACK EXERCISES #4
This episode teaches higher level strength exercise for the lumbar spine. This includes:
– Side Plank
– Clam Shell Exercise
SHOULDER PAIN EXERCISES
In this episode we explain the Causes of Shoulder Pain and early stage strengthening exercises for the shoulders which include:
– External Rotation in Neutral
– Internal Rotation in Neutral
This episode progresses from our first video and demonstrates more challenging exercises for the shoulder girdle and includes:
– Flexion of the Shoulder
– Scaption (Scapular Plane Elevation)
In this episode we demonstrate the progression into higher level exercises for the shoulder by exercising it into its most unstable position and includes:
– External Rotation at 90 Degrees
– Internal Rotation at 90 Degrees
NECK PAIN EXERCISES
Suffering from neck pain? Follow these simple steps until you can see your heathcare practitioner.
This includes information on neck pain and it’s causes; and exercises to perform when experiencing neck pain.
These are a series of exercises and should be progressed through under the supervision of your treating practitioner.
Pec Stretch, Upper Trap Stretch, Levator Scap Stretch, Scapular Retraction, Neck Rotation Stretch, Isometric Protraction, Isometric Side Flexion, Isometric Rotation