Articles on Chiropractic

  • Chiropractic care does impact Pelvic Floor Control

    We are excited to share the latest breakthrough research results published by The Spinal Research Foundation. The results suggest women to consider receiving chiropractic care because it does impact pelvic floor control. The research data shows that pregnant women who received chiropractic care had a better ability to relax pelvic floor muscles at rest, which… Read the rest of the article

  • Bone density: what do we need to know about Osteoporosis?

    Gwyneth Paltrow – a famous American actress – was diagnosed with osteopenia, which is the precursor to osteoporosis at the age of 37. She was given the diagnosis after a bone scan was taken after she had suffered a leg fracture, revealing low bone density. Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterised by compromised bone strength… Read the rest of the article

  • Stretching is beneficial for EVERYONE

      People might think that stretching exercises are only for athletes, yet never had a thought that it could be beneficial for everyone including kids, office-workers or even housewives. Stretching is also a form of physical exercise in which a specific muscle, muscle group or tendon is intentionally loosened or stretched to impose muscle elasticity… Read the rest of the article

  • Are you having foot pain on the first step in the morning? Maybe you are suffering from Plantar Fasciitis

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  • Advanced Technology that Assists Chiropractors in Delivering Chiropractic Adjustments.

    This instrument delivers a gentle and precise chiropractic adjustment to the joints of the spine and extremities. Watch this two part video, one of our chiropractors, Gerry Nastasia explains and demonstrates the latest technology in delivering chiropractic adjustments. Call us at 04-3481166 to book now or visit at to learn more. Part two – Demonstration of… Read the rest of the article


    A 57 year old male patient came to our clinic with a chief complaint of localized aching pain on right elbow in a scale of 5/10 and had been experiencing for the last four weeks. Symptoms are worse upon elbow flexion and direct pressure. There was no reported trauma that might have been the cause.… Read the rest of the article

  • Pay attention to your sprained ankle

    Ankle sprain is a common medical condition where one or more of the ligaments of the ankle is torn or partially torn, usually through turning the foot under and causing excessive stress on the ligaments of the ankle. This can be caused by excessive external rotation, inversion or rarely eversion of the foot. When the… Read the rest of the article

  • Champions of Chiropractic

    Chiropractic care is becoming more common among athletes and has helped many professionals to prevent injuries, enhance performance and alleviate pain. Zach Johnson won the 2015 British Open with the help from Chiropractic care. His father, Dr. Johnson who graduated from Palmer College Of Chiropractic, says; “Zach has been receiving chiropractic care his entire life and… Read the rest of the article

  • Chiropractic care for babies

    During first months of a baby´s life it is very important to be aware of his or her physical development. The development of the spinal curves is taking place during the first 2 years of our life and it is important for the baby to be offered the optimal positioning to facilitate normal development. When the baby learns… Read the rest of the article

  • iPad & Smartphones have become the new babysitter

    Many years ago it was a luxury to own a mobile but today it has become a necessity and it is normal for kids to use electronics such as smartphones and tablets weeks after they are born. Babies use the smartphones mainly to play games; some of these games are made such that they develop… Read the rest of the article

  • Parkinson’s disease linked to gut bacteria

    Doctors have been trying to find the cause of Parkinson’s for many years and it is still a mystery. When the legendary boxer Muhammed Ali was diagnosed with Parkinson´s disease, it was the general belief that boxing and countless hits to the head had caused him to develop Parkinson´s disease. However, last year his personal… Read the rest of the article

  • See how you can prevent headaches and migraines safely.

    Headaches and Migraines are very common problems and they have a huge impact on a lot of people’s lives. There are many things that can cause headaches and migraines such as stress, posture, tension and even your diet can have an impact. There are more than 200 different kinds of headaches and 90 % of… Read the rest of the article

  • This simple activity can actually increase the size of your brain

    Walking very rarely receives a title on the cover of the fitness and health magazines we often read. We tend to forget how important walking is.  We have read about the ‘feel-good” hormones, stress relieving abilities, and increased levels of oxygen as advantages of walking and staying active, but a recent study illustrates an actual increase… Read the rest of the article

  • Why your baby needs to go through ALL the phases of development

    THIS IS AN ARTICLE FEATURED BY By Dr. Genevieve & J-P Mercier For parents, every milestone reached by their children is a good reason to celebrate. A few of those stand out; the first roll-over, the first steps and eventually, the first word pronounced. All of them represent stepping stones on their way to… Read the rest of the article

  • How to avoid back and neck pain during exams

    It’s that time of year again.   Not only are writing exams stressful on you emotionally, but also sitting for hours on one is not really what our bodies were destined for, and it takes its toll on our back and neck. As a very distracted student, I used to study at the university library. Not… Read the rest of the article

  • Spinal Stenosis

    Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of spaces in the spine (backbone) that results in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. Each person’s spinal cord size and canal size is different, and so the risk factors also vary. Onset of spinal stenosis is often gradual and worse with movement. Pressure on the lower part… Read the rest of the article

  • Can you actually adjust your own joints?

    As with most things in life, there are people who believe that chiropractic adjustments could be a DIY project too.  Patients who self manipulate are probably some of the most difficult patients to treat. “Self cracking may be treated with chiropractic manipulation”-says Dr Pamela Leader, MD and DC at EEMC Dubai.   Twisting and contorting your… Read the rest of the article

  • Trigger point therapy for sinus

    The most common symptom of sinusitis, and often the most unpleasant, is pain. You have several different sinuses above and below your eyes, and behind your nose. Any of these can hurt when you have a sinus infection. If you thought your sinuses are in your nose, think again. They are actually air-filled spaces in… Read the rest of the article

  • Does Paracetamol work at all?

    Paracetamol is very often the easiest and first medication we reach for when suffering from lower back pain.   This might seem like a quick fix…but is it a fix at all? A large randomized trial published in The Lancet finds performs no better than a placebo. SHOCKING RIGHT? 1,652 randomly selected participants were included… Read the rest of the article

  • My Chiropractor Wants to See My Feet. …(Wait — What?)

    THIS ARTICLE WAS WRITTEN AND ADAPTED FROM FOOT LEVELERS   You’ve finally made an appointment to see your Chiropractor. Perhaps it’s low back pain that brings you in, or bouts of throbbing headaches and you’re tired of popping pills. Or maybe you’re a runner who’s training for a big event and you’re hoping your Doctor… Read the rest of the article

  • Foam Rolling-Tips from a chiropractor

    Foam Rolling for sore and tight muscles The latest hot topic in the fitness industry seems to be the benefits of foam rolling. Many individuals involved in sport, exercise, and/or fitness are using self-myofascial release (SMR) using a foam roller, which restores muscle, tendon, ligament, fascia, and soft-tissue extensibility. Tight muscles restrict motion of the… Read the rest of the article

  • Avoid surgery for sciatica with chiropractic

    Sciatica is a problem in many people, both young and old. The pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness that comes with sciatica become constant frustration and a source of reduced quality of life. Many people complain of lower back pain and pins and needles sensations in their legs, but are unaware that they are suffering from sciatic nerve pain. The… Read the rest of the article

  • Why babies shouldn’t sleep on their tummies

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that healthy infants be placed on their backs for sleep, as this is the safest position for an infant to sleep. Apart from the risk of (SIDS) Sudden Infant death Syndrome,  the baby’s spine may be affected by sleeping on their tummy. SIDS is defined as a condition where a… Read the rest of the article

  • Leg pain-Symptom of back pain?

    Low back pain still forms part of the top two reasons why people visit chiropractors. And it’s responsible for up to 40% of missed workdays. For the majority out there, back pain is not a “disease”, and for most of us it’ll get better by itself…right? Here’s the lowdown, 30% of you will have re-occurrence… Read the rest of the article

  • The role of Chiropractic in managing the often overlooked problem of Pelvic Dysfunction?

    The Chiropractic profession is the third largest medical profession in the U.S.A. after medicine and dentistry, with over 3 million visits per year being recorded recently. Here in the U.A.E. we are about 30 chiropractors in total, serving mainly Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Chiropractic is best known for its treatment of back pain, although this… Read the rest of the article

  • What is Spinal Compression?

    Anything from aging to injury could be a possible cause for the spinal column being compressed. It’s a condition where the spine suffers from constant pressure; the force of the compression on the spinal cord stops the nerves from functioning normally. Essentially, it disrupts your brain from communicating with other areas of your body. So,… Read the rest of the article

  • How is brain freeze and migraine related?

    What is brain-freeze? When something cold touches the roof of your mouth (your palate), the sudden temperature change of the tissue stimulates nerves to cause rapid enlargement (the anterior cerebral artery) and swelling of blood vessels. This is an attempt to direct blood to the area and warm it back up. As the cerebral artery… Read the rest of the article

  • Magnesium for Migraines

    The ideal medication for migraines would be without side effects, would have zero long-term consequences, and would be safe during pregnancy too. Of course nothing of this kind exists. But Magnesium comes very close. Migraines occur when electrical activity in the brain increases, causing a rush in the production of serotonin – a chemical in… Read the rest of the article

  • Sinus headaches and Allergies

    Sandstorms come with the transition from winter to summer in the Gulf. It poses health hazards such as sinus allergies and respiratory infections as the dust consists of tiny solid particles floating in the air, which can get past the lungs’ natural defenses and harm sensitive lung tissue. Noticed how everyone around you is getting… Read the rest of the article

  • What exactly happens to your body when you are suffering from degenerative disc disease?

    Aging is the most common cause of disc degeneration. As the body ages, the discs in the spine lose their ability to act as shock absorbers between the vertebral bodies. The bones and ligaments that make up the spine also become less flexible and thicken. Unlike muscles, there is minimal blood supply to the discs,… Read the rest of the article

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