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Curves are a normal part of the structure of the human spine, but sometimes they are related to conditions that need treatment. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that typically manifests just before puberty, resulting in the formation of an “S” or “C”...

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain in both runners and non-runners, with approximately 10% of people suffering from plantar fasciitis once in their life.The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissues starting from the bottom of...

What is Chronic Pain? Chronic Pain is defined as pain lasting longer than 6 months, which exists when the initial injury or tissue damage is no longer the source of pain. It affects approximately 1 in 5 people, and can last for years, impacting quality of...

What is a whiplash neck sprain? A whiplash neck sprain occurs when your head is suddenly jolted backwards and forwards in a whip-like movement usually caused in motor car accidents known as a “rear-ender”. These movements generate considerable force, typically causing the neck to move far...

Resisting the temptation to try Pilates? With Reformer Pilates, there’s no need to hold yourself back… You’ve been thinking of starting Pilates for a while, but you’ve yet to take the plunge. Something’s holding you back. Perhaps it’s an injury that you’re concerned about aggravating. Maybe...

Are your legs tender after exercise? Not the ‘no pain, no gain’ kind of feeling, a soreness that seems to be inside the bone, perhaps coupled with mild swelling. Do you find relief in ice, rest and pain killers? You may need to seek care...

Is your body feeling below par?Don’t bury your head in the sand. Come and see one of our team members at Northern Spinal & Sports Injury Clinic.If you’re a golfer, you’ll know playing the game is not just a walk in the park. Besides the...

A million Americans can’t be wrong.Clinical Pilates is for women, right? Well that may be a common perception, but it’s changing. Just as male dominated sports are opening up to women—the AFL claims that more than 300,000 girls and women are playing its game—so men...

Running is hard enough without an injury. Let us help you take the first steps to recovery. You press on through the pain, though it stabs you with every stride. You’re determined to continue. You want that personal best, and a little bit of pain isn’t going...

Why you’ll wish you came to visit Northern Spinal & Sports Injury Clinic sooner… You hobble to your appointment, wincing with every step as your body moans at you for not making the journey before now. Your problems will soon be over, you know, but you...