What is National Raynaud’s Awareness Month?

February is National Raynaud’s Awareness month, but what is Raynaud’s? Raynaud’s is a condition where the small blood vessels in the hands, feet, ears, nose and nipples are over-sensitive to the slightest changes in temperature, the cold and sometimes stress. This may cause the fingers or toes to change colour, the extremities may be cold […] Read More

Disc Degeneration is not due to wear and tear!

Are we wearing out? It is a common held belief that disc degeneration of the spine is a result of aging and ‘wear & Tear’ from mechanical overload or injury. However recent research strongly disputes this argument! The Twin Study: Disc Degeneration The Twin Spine Study which initially started in 1991 looked at both identical […] Read More