Chiropractic Association of South Africa (CASA)

Should I See a Chiropractor for Whiplash?

Should I see a Chiropractor for whiplash?

Have you been involved in a car accident? Had a fall and hurt your neck? Played an intense game of rugby and tackled to the ground? Or even just bobbed your head to some really good rock music? Then you may have sustained a whiplash injury to your neck, so let’s find out a bit more about it and how your chiropractor can help you.

The Burden of Back Pain

Chiropractic treatment for back pain

Despite it being such a common ailment, the cause of low back pain is often unclear, so let’s take a look at some of the causes, prevention and treatment of low back pain…

Do you Suffer from Jaw Pain?

Chiropractic treatment for jaw pain/TMJ disorder

Does your jaw click while you eat, or lock unexpectedly? Do you experience headaches and difficulty speaking properly? There is a wide range of symptoms associated with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder, but what causes this disorder and what can you do about it?

Does your child suffer from heel pain?

Heel pain in children

Does your child often complain about a pain in their heel? Is this pain particularly noticeable after high-impact sports like running, soccer or rugby? Then your child may be suffering from a condition called Sever’s Disease.

Unpacking Backpacks

Choosing the right backpack

If your child has been complaining about neck ache or back pain this year, then their backpack might be to blame. However, this might have more to do with what (and how) your child is carrying than the backpack itself.

Trigger Warning: Understanding Myofascial Trigger Points

Chiropractic treatment for Myofascial trigger points

If your muscles are often stiff and sore, or you can pinpoint your pain to one or two spots on a muscle, then you may have myofascial trigger points. Better known as knots, these tight spots in your muscles are often sensitive to the touch and could be causing your pain and discomfort.

What You Need to Know About Tendonitis

Chiropractic treatment for tendonitis

Tennis elbow, swimmer’s shoulder or even jumper’s knee is just as likely to occur while sitting at your desk, working in the garden or doing DIY work. Tendonitis is not experienced by only sportspeople.