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Spinal Pain

Pain, at a physiological level, is stimulation of sensitive nerve endings (nociceptive) either by chemical or mechanical means. This commonly occurs through injury and the purpose of your symptoms of ...

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Facet Joint Syndrome

Facet Joint Syndrome, also called 'facet joint sprain' is a common cause of back and neck pain. The facet joints (zygapophyseal joints), are located at the back of the spine complex. There are two joi...

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Avoiding Christmas Stress

With the festive party season in full swing and holidays just around the corner, at Potter Chiropractic we are urging everyone to take care, stay safe and have a wonderful Christmas. The best Christma...

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Sciatica describes pain felt along the sciatic nerve region, which runs from your lower back, down through the buttock, hamstrings and into the lower leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the...

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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) is described as one of the most severe pains known to man. It is a disorder of the trigeminal nerve that produces sudden, excruciating bouts of facial pain. This pain typical...

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Golf and Chiropractic

Golf is a sport with many health and wellbeing benefits. A reported 70 million people of all ages play golf across the world, sometimes up into their 80s and 90s in age. The health benefits have been ...

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Chiropractic and Pregnancy

It has been reported that approximately 50% of all pregnant women experience back pain during their pregnancy (Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology).However, only 21% of pregnant women with back pain...

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Falls Prevention

Falls are an ominous yet very real part of life for people over 65 - and many falls can be prevented. Over 400 risk factors leading to falling have been identified, which includes a person's physical ...

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain can be a debilitating health problem. Your head is relatively heavy and balanced on a narrow support structure of your neck, made up of seven bones called vertebrae. The vertebrae are separa...

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