Tag Archives: Pain

Upper Back – upper and middle back pain

Upper and middle back pain can occur anywhere from the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. Ribs attach to a long, flat bone in the center of the chest (the sternum) attaching to and wrapping around your back. If a nerve in this area is pinched, irritated, or injured, you may also […]

Testimonial – Lynda

As a result of an work accident 2 years ago, I have had severe pain in my hips. I work for the New Zealand Fire Service and the pain caused me to have problems doing day to day activities, maintaining my fitness for work and I could not sleep on my side. I was referred […]

Lower Back Problems – Muscle Tension

There are many reasons why you get a sore lower back. Too much sitting, inherited tendencies or poor habits will contribute. In simple terms it is because there is too much tension in some muscles and too much slack in others. The mechanics of the spine, sacrum and pelvis become dysfunctional and you become increasingly susceptible […]

Knees and Thighs Overview

The knee joint is like two long bones with roundish ends stacked on top of each other with a couple of cartilage washers in between taking up the slack. Internal and external ligament straps hold the knee together and muscles that come down from the thigh, wrap around the knee and attach to the lower […]