Jaw Pain Treatment Perth

At Fortitude Chiropractic, we have experience in Jaw Pain Treatment Perth. What exactly is the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)? The TMJ or jaw is made is an articulation between the mandible (jaw bone) and the temporal bone (part of the skull/cranium). Two discs cushion...

What is Sciatica?

“What is Sciatica?” is a common question that we get receive from new patients attending the clinic! Sciatica refers to pain that extends along the sciatic nerve (S1)  which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each...
Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

Why Does My Shoulder Hurt?

WHY DOES MY SHOULDER HURT? There are many different lifestyle factors and conditions which can contribute to shoulder pain. This can include the the type of work that one does, the way they sleep, their typical posture, or if they perform a lot of daily overhead...
How to Relieve a Neck Sprain

How to Relieve a Neck Sprain

How To Relieve a Neck Sprain WHAT IS A NECK SPRAIN? Besides the bones in our spinal column, our neck consists of various other soft tissue structures. These include our ligaments, muscles, intervertebral discs, and other tissues which surround our cervical...
How to Manage Armbar Injuries in BJJ

How to Manage Armbar Injuries in BJJ

HOW TO MANAGE ARMBAR INJURIES IN BJJ The armbar is arguably the most iconic submission technique used in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). It is used to submit one’s opponent by hyperextending their elbow joint and forcing them to ‘tap’.  Although it is one of the highest...
The Myths of Lower Back Pain Part I

The Myths of Lower Back Pain Part I

There are many common lower back pain myths, including what causes back pain, how to prevent it and how to get over it quickly. We would like to try and put some of these to rest with this two part blog series!   Lower Back Pain Myth 1 – Rest is helpful...

Why Does My Neck Hurt?

Why Does My Neck Hurt? There are many causes of neck pain, but it is commonly caused by mechanical changes or dysfunctions in the neck, mostly in the muscles, joints and ligaments. Neck pain is extremely common, it is the fourth leading cause of disability, with a...
Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Services?

Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Services?

Bulk billed medical centres and clinics are common in Perth, but does Medicare cover chiropractic services?  Does Medicare Cover Chiropractic Services? “Does Medicare cover Chiropractic services?” This is a common question that we get from patients new to chiropractic...
Chiropractors Are They Doctors?

Chiropractors Are They Doctors?

“Chiropractors, are they Doctors?” A common question that we get in the clinic, especially from patients new to chiropractic is “Chiropractors, are they doctors?” As chiropractors we may refer to ourselves as doctors or use the title...