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Proactive Spine & Sports Medicine is pleased to introduce Shockwave Therapy as a new treatment modality for chronic tendon injuries. We are fortunate to be one of the very few clinics in the Macarthur region to have access to this technology.

What Is Shockwave Therapy?

Shock Wave Therapy, also known as Extra Co...

Gyms are becoming increasingly popular, and a lot of people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. The problem with gyms is that the majority of gym goers have never had formal training in exercise and are probably doing exercises based on what they see others doing.

The truth is there are a...


Spinal Health Week is a national initiative of the Chiropractors' Association of Australia. In 2015 the theme is "Get Your Happy Back"


Our increasingly sedentary lifestyles are having a negative impact on our spinal health. As a result, an increasing number of Australian are suffering from low back pain, nec...

Dry Needling is a very effective technique commonly used at Proactive Spine & Sports Medicine to assist with musculoskeletal injuries, and although it appears to be very similar to acupuncture, they are two very different techniques based on very different philosophies.

A very common question asked by many pat...

Pain between or around the shoulder blades is very common, but there can be a number of possible conditions which are causing the pain. In the previous blog, I highlighted a very common cause of pain between the shoulder blades – the costovertebral joint sprain.


I wanted to discuss another increasingly common...

“I can’t get rid of the knot between my shoulder blades” this is something I hear very commonly at my Camden Chiropractic clinic. Many frustrated patients who have had countless massages, using massage balls, stretching but nothing seems to be getting rid of that “knot” between their shoulder blades.


So what...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder of the hand caused by pressure on the Median nerve as it runs through the carpal tunnel of the wrist. Symptoms include numbness, pins and needles, and pain in the hand and the fingers (thumb, index, middle and part of the ring finger). Anything that causes swelling...

Tennis Elbow, also known as Lateral Epicondylalgia, is a very common condition we see at our clinics.  Anyone who has suffered with tennis elbow will tell you that they can be very painful, start to interfere with your daily activities and be very stubborn to get rid of.

Patients with tennis elbow general...

With most students going back to school recently, we have been getting a lot of questions from concerned parents at our clinics regarding school bags.

A heavy school bag which is carried incorrectly over 13 years of schooling can result in chronic back problems that may continue into adulthood.

A study publishe...

Sciatica is a very common presentation we see at our Chiropractic clinic in Narellan & Mt Annan.

Many people have heard of the word Sciatica, but come in with a lot of questions about it. So here are some of the most common questions I hear regarding Sciatica.

What is the Sciatic Nerve?

The sciatic nerve is...

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February 10, 2015

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