Is Your New Year Resolution to Exercise? What if  You Can’t Be Bothered!!

  I have written many times on this website about the value of exercise for helping to relieve back, neck and joint pain and maintaining overall health.   I have a confession though – I hate exercising! Well, all that gym stuff anyway! You pay a crazy amount of money to go to a gym […]

Impingement in Your Shoulder – Best Treatment Options based on New Research   

Impingement in Your Shoulder – Best Treatment Options based on New Research  

  What is Impingement? Impingement is irritation of the rotator cuff tendons in the tunnel that is formed underneath the end of the collar bone (the acromion) and the top of the upper arm (humerus). The reason for the impingement (subacromial pain) has long been thought to be due to the mechanical contact that occurs […]

You Tell Me I Have A Disc Problem – Don’t I Need an MRI for That??

You Tell Me I Have A Disc Problem – Don’t I Need an MRI for That??

I need an MRI! Following on from last week’s post when I talked about the fact that most of the time you really will not benefit from having an MRI scan of your shoulder – it is a similar story when you have low back pain. Do You Have a Disc Problem? Probably is the […]

You Tell Me My ‘Popping’ shoulder is Because of a Tear in My Shoulder Tendons – Don’t I Need an MRI?

You Tell Me My ‘Popping’ shoulder is Because of a Tear in My Shoulder Tendons – Don’t I Need an MRI?

Help – I Have a Tear In My Shoulder Tendons! Maybe it is the answer – but not straight away unless you have had recent severe trauma. See below how strong the muscles can become around your shoulder and they need to have strong tendons to link them to the bones – think about how […]

Why Do You Really Have Knee Arthritis?   

Why Do You Really Have Knee Arthritis?  

  Why DO you have arthritis in your knees? Knee osteoarthritis has doubled in prevalence since the mid-20th century Remember all those discussions about why we develop knee arthritis “It is because you played too much sport when you were young” or “Its because he/she is overweight” or “No wonder – he/she is 75, what […]

Are You Prone to Ligament and Tendon Injuries and if so Why?

Are You Prone to Ligament and Tendon Injuries and if so Why?

  Tendons and Ligaments You have ligaments and tendons around all the joints of your body. Tendons are strong, tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect muscle to bone. Their function is to move bones. Ligaments are tissues that link one bone to another bone to keep joints stable. Tendon and Ligament Injuries Tendons can […]

New Chiropractor at the Avenue Clinic Can Help With Your Crying Baby!

New Chiropractor at the Avenue Clinic Can Help With Your Crying Baby!

  Antonia Bonagura, who joined the  Avenue Clinic this year has a special interest in treating babies. What Age Babies Can Be Treated? All ages are welcome – even babies as young as a week old can respond really well to treatment. Being born can be traumatic to a tiny neck and back so the […]