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Home Workplace Ergonomics

Home Workplace Ergonomics

Home workplace ergonomics has become more important due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more as Dr Lebogang explains why and how to improve it.

Omega3: Healthy oil – Chiropractor in Centurion

Omega3: Healthy oil – Chiropractor in Centurion

Omega3 are healthy oils used for an array of conditions and most Chiropractors will recommend this oil. Contact Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion.

Text Neck Syndrome – Dr Lebogang Khesa – Chiropractor in Centurion

Text Neck Syndrome – Dr Lebogang Khesa – Chiropractor in Centurion

Text neck syndrome refers to an overuse syndrome or a repetitive stress injury that occurs as a result of spending long periods of time on

Patient compliance

Patient compliance

Patient compliance with the prescribed treatment or rehabilitation procedures is a crucial part of the recovery process. Dr Gert Ferreira tells us more.

So what is Fascia?

So what is Fascia?

So what is Fascia? A web of connective tissue that connects to muscles, tendons, ligaments and the skin. Your local chiropractor, Dr Ferreira tells us

What does it take to become a Chiropractor?

What does it take to become a Chiropractor?

Many people ask me what it takes to become a Chiropractor. So I went to my local Chiropractor near me with all these questions.

Chiropractor moving to Supersport Park – Centurion

Chiropractor moving to Supersport Park – Centurion

Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor moving to SuperSport Park in Centurion. We are still providing chiropractic care for the families of Centurion

Lower back pain and Sacroiliac joint syndrome

Lower back pain and Sacroiliac joint syndrome

Lower back pain can be due to Sacroiliac joint syndrome. The malposition or restricted joint can possibly account to half of all lower back pain

About Dr. Gert Ferreira – Chiropractor in Centurion

About Dr. Gert Ferreira – Chiropractor in Centurion

Dr Gert Ferreira is a qualified chiropractor in Centurion. He strives to get his patients back to optimum health as quickly as possible.

Muscles causing mid back pain – Trapezius

Muscles causing mid back pain – Trapezius

The first instalment of the blog series of the muscles causing mid back pain is Trapezius muscle. Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor near me, tells us

Muscles causing back pain

Muscles causing back pain

In the next blog series we will be looking at the muscles causing back pain. Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor near me, tells us more.

Back pain – Postural syndrome

Back pain – Postural syndrome

The next part of the series on mid back pain is on Postural syndrome and Dr Gert Ferreira a chiropractor in Centurion will be discussing

Back pain – Costochondritis

Back pain – Costochondritis

This instalment of the blog series of back pain we will cover the Costochondritis. Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor near me will tell us more.

Scheuermann’s disease – Back pain

Scheuermann’s disease – Back pain

Scheuermann’s disease is a disorder of calcification of vertebral epiphysis characterized by notching and wedging of the vertebral bodies.

The causes of mid back pain

The causes of mid back pain

We are excited to start with our new blog series about the causes of mid back pain. Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion will tell

Scoliosis – Back pain

Scoliosis – Back pain

Scoliosis is a fairly common condition. Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion near me, tells us more about the condition and its treatments.

Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica describes leg pain that originate in the lower back and travel through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back of

Piriformis syndrome causing lower back pain

Piriformis syndrome causing lower back pain

Piriformis syndrome can cause lower back pain. Howerver, this type of lower back pain is sometimes rare but it can be misdiagnosed as something else.

Lower back pain due to Lumbar disc herniation

Lower back pain due to Lumbar disc herniation

Lumbar disc herniation is a tear in the material surrounding the disk. This tear is responsible for lower back pain due to lumbar disc herniation.

Lumbar sprain results in lower back pain

Lumbar sprain results in lower back pain

A Lumbar sprain is soft tissue damage to the ligaments, muscle and fascia surrounding the lumbar spine, sacrum or pelvis which results in lower back

Lumbar facet syndrome and lower back pain

Lumbar facet syndrome and lower back pain

Lumbar Facet Syndrome is lower back pain due to inflammation of the facet joints, and is often aggravated by extension type of movements.

Causes of lower back pain

Causes of lower back pain

There are many different causes for lower back pain. These types of pains is the single most common cause of disability world wide.

Muscles causing headaches – Suboccipital Muscles

Muscles causing headaches – Suboccipital Muscles

In the last part of our series - Muscles causing headaches - are we looking at the group of muscles named the Suboccipital muscles.

Muscles that cause headaches – Splenius

Muscles that cause headaches – Splenius

Splenius muscles can cause headaches. This muscle typically refers pain the top of the head and is something chiropractors see in headache patients.

Levator Scapulae causing headaches

Levator Scapulae causing headaches

The Levator Scapulae is one of muscles that causes headaches. It is one of the less common muscles but still very important.

SCM muscle causing headaches

SCM muscle causing headaches

We will look at how the SCM -Sternocleidomastoid muscle can cause a headache and how a chiropractor can treat this relevant muscle.

Trapezius Muscles that cause Headaches

Trapezius Muscles that cause Headaches

Trapezius Muscles that cause Headaches The Trapezius muscle is one of the most treated muscles in my chiropractic practice.

RockTape – RockBlades – Dr Gert Ferreira

RockTape – RockBlades – Dr Gert Ferreira

RockBlades, by RockTape, is a tool being used to mobilize the soft tissue of the body, which can be manifested as increase mobility.

Compression therapy

Compression therapy

Compression therapy is a dynamic compression, that is an aid to enhance recovery and rehab. Contact Dr. Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion for more.

Chiropractor for babies

Chiropractor for babies

Chiropractor for babies? Chiropractors do treat pregnant women, babies and children. Just as in adults, babies can suffer from joint dysfunctions.

Muscles causing headaches – Dr Gert Ferreira – Chiropractor in Centurion

Muscles causing headaches – Dr Gert Ferreira – Chiropractor in Centurion

In the previous series of blog we discussed all kinds of headaches. The next blog series is about the muscles causing types of headaches.

Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are very common and it feels like your head is in a vice or a tight band is around your head. Contact Dr

Migraine headache

Migraine headache

Migraines are recurring head pain due to changes in the vasculature (blood flow) of the neck and brain. Contact Dr. Gert Ferreira for treatment information.

Journey of a Sports Chiropractor

Journey of a Sports Chiropractor

Journey of a Sports Chiropractor - Dr Gert Ferreira - Chiropractor in Centurion: As a sports chiropractor I go to sporting events and oversee proceedings.

Cluster headaches

Cluster headaches

A cluster headache can be defined by recurrent brief attacks of sudden, severe head pain lasting 4-8 weeks. Contact Dr. Gert Ferreira for more information.

Cervicogenic Headaches explained by a Chiropractor

Cervicogenic Headaches explained by a Chiropractor

Cervicogenic Headaches explained by a Chiropractor. a cervicogenic headache can be defined as head pain that originate from the cervical spine (neck).

Headache Types – Chiropractor in Centurion

Headache Types – Chiropractor in Centurion

Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion, will be discussing different types of headaches that the adult will experience sometime in their life.

Why must we use Ice for back and neck pain?

Why must we use Ice for back and neck pain?

Why must we use ICE for back pain instead of heat? Read this blog post by Dr Gert Ferreira, Chiropractor in Centurion to find out

Chiropractic Safety – Chiropractor in Centurion

Chiropractic Safety – Chiropractor in Centurion

Is Chiropractic care truly safe? Chiropractic is one of the safest forms of health care. Dr Gert Ferreira tells us more in this blog post.

Health benefits of green tea

Health benefits of green tea – A Chiropractor’s take. As a Chiropractor, I always try to stay healthy and advocate to other people to do

If you suffer from headaches, contact us or make an appointment to see your chiropractor.