Feeling pain under your heel or arches when you first get up in the morning and take a few steps? You've probably got plantar fasciitis, one of the more common causes of foot pain on the pads of your feet. This condition can be tricky to manage, but with a mix of taping, stretches, heel cups, orthotics, shockwave therapy, and strengthening exercises for the feet, you can manage this condition and get get back to striding!
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common condition where crystals can form inside the vestibular apparatus inside the ear, which often results in dizziness and vertigo. Our Chiropractors and Physiotherapists at Dural Health can help diagnose BPPV and rule out any other causes, then perform repositioning manoeuvers that can dramatically help settle the symptoms.
Tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylopathy) is a painful condition that happens when the tendons in your elbow are overloaded and used more than they can handle. This can be from classically doing too many one handed back hand shots in tennis, but more commonly from things that require lots of hand gripping like gardening, lifting weights, and even just keyboard typing!
Whilst stretching the neck can help temporarily, many people are unaware that strengthening the muscles of the neck and shoulder (with bands, weights, and even head stands) can actually help reduce neck pain and stop it from coming back.
Dry Needling is a popular technique used by Chiropractors and Physiotherapists that can be useful for people with neck, shoulder, back, hip, knee, and foot pain. Find out how it works, and what conditions Dry Needling can be useful for in this blog post from our Chiropractor Nico Ebilane.
At Dural Health, we are now offering Shockwave Therapy to help better manage people in the Dural, Glenhaven, and Kenthurst communities with painful tendon conditions. This treatment works by using high energy sound waves that can help break up calcifications in tendons, and encourage the the cells to heal inside.