Acupuncture versus Dry Needling

From the patient’s perspective, there’s not much difference between the two modalities.  Essentially, both practices involve very thin needles being skilfully driven into different regions of the body.  The main difference between acupuncture and dry...
Exercises for upper back pain

Exercises for upper back pain

People complaining of upper back pain, whether they realise it or not, will most often be referring to pain in the region of the thoracic spine.  The thoracic spine is made up of 12 vertebrae that sit roughly from the level of your belly button, to the junction of the...
Lower back pain exercises

Lower back pain exercises

Lower back pain presents in so many different ways.  On the contrary, two people with the same set of symptoms may respond to completely different treatment plans.  Perhaps the one thing all of us have in common, is our fight against gravity.  We are...
Spinal Decompression Exercises

Spinal Decompression Exercises

Each and every one of us, for the rest of our lives, will be engaged in the battle against gravity.  It is a constant force applied to us every single day.  Coupled with the hours we sit, the sports we play, and the unexpected trips and falls we might endure, this...
Active Release Technique Sydney

Active Release Technique Sydney

Active Release Technique [ART] is available at The Physicaltherapy Centre, Walker House, Level 3, Suite 304, 161 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW. Tom Cartwright, Sports Chiropractor, has been practicing ART since 2008 in conjunction with a multitude of other...

Laser Therapy – North Sydney

THOR Low Level Laser Therapy system CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Acute or chronic tendinopathiesSprains and strainsNeck and back painOsteoarthritisPost-operative painTissue healing TREATMENT Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) improves tissue repair, reduces pain and...