Articles of interest
Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) is a chiropractic and physiotherapy centre of excellence located in Balmain and Dee Why Sydney. In this area of our website we will provide you with a range of interesting information that is informative and relevant to sports, spine, muscle and joint injuries.
A large focus of this page will be education and highlighting some important and relevant areas of anatomy, research and general information concerned with diagnosis, treatment and management of a range of sports, spine, and muscle and joint injuries.
All about back pain
Back pain is an extremely common complaint that affects most Australian’s at some point in their lives. While most causes of back pain does not represent a significant issue, it can be a persistent and troubling condition with no end in sight. Its burden is large, however the good new is we are learning more and more about it with evolving research.
What is a healthy spine
Education is a large component of what our chiropractors and physiotherapists do at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C). In this section we will go trough what a healthy spine is and the different components of a healthy spine. Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) is a chiropractic and physiotherapy centre of excellence located in Balmain and Dee Why Sydney, we focus on educating our patients on the best ways to reduce pain and enhance spinal posture and mobility. We do this to promote active and healthy lifestyles.
Tips for reducing low back pain
At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C), we are a low back pain treatment centre of excellence with a key focus on self-management and education for our patients. In this section we will start by giving you tips on how to manage and protect your back from getting low back pain. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists have put together a list of tips that should be followed if you are currently experiencing low back pain or have experienced it in the past.
Cervical herniated disc
Disc herniation is the term used to describe the migration of disc material from where it usually sits in the spine. This can lead to pain, and compression on neural structures such as the spinal cord and spinal nerves. Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) is a treatment centre of excellence located in Balmain and Dee Why, Sydney. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists use the latest treatments and the highest standards in non-surgical cervical disc herniation treatments to get you out of pain and back to function.
Kyphosis is an area of interest for a lot of people and we are constantly asked about this. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists have written this short piece to give everyone some more insight into this condition. Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) is a chiropractic and physiotherapy centre of excellence, in all we do, we aim to be your connection with information that educates and informs.
Tips for lifting
Lifting in incorrect ways causes many injuries. When we lift inappropriately we open ourselves up to strains and sprains in the low back, hips and groin. Lifting doesn’t need to be difficult and if you follow these practical tips our chiropractors and physiotherapists have come up with you should be in a perfect position to lift efficiently and safely.
Major causes of spinal cord injury in Australia
Education is the key ingredient to avoiding spinal cord injury. In this section our chiropractors and physiotherapists have put together an article that runs you through the most common causes of spinal cord injury. Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) aims to offer excellence in education and musculoskeletal health promotion.
How to avoid spinal cord injury
This is a practical article on spinal cord injury risk reduction. It takes into consideration the major causes of spinal cord injury and how to best avoid them. Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) has and always will seek to be an information resource for our patients and the Sydney community. Please contact us with any questions or quires on what we do and how we do it.
The link between mental and physical health
There is a strong link between physical and mental health and wellness. In this article our chiropractors and physiotherapists review this link.
Is there a risk associated with playing soccer on artificial turf fields with normal soccer boots?
As more and more turf soccer fields pop up and gain popularity within the Sydney soccer community, our chiropractors and physiotherapists are seeing a steady increase in knee and ankle injuries. This post will look at why footwear could be responsible for this.
Noninvasive treatment guidelines for acute, subacute and chronic low back pain
This article explores the latest recommendations and guidelines from the American College of Physicians on what treatments should be considered for anyone with acute, subacute or chronic low back pain. Our Balmain & Rozelle chiropractors explain.