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Spinal Decompression Traction For Pinched Nerves

| Dr David Palmer |
Spinal Decompression Traction for Pinched Nerves A safe, non-surgical treatment to effectively treat low back pain, neck pain and nerve compression. Have you ever found yourself thinking that your entire spine just needs a good stretch? If so, spi…
Pinched Nerve Lower Back - Durban Chiro

Pinched Nerve in the Lower Back.

| Dr David Palmer |
Pinched Nerve in the Lower Back. There is nothing quite as debilitating as a pinched nerve in the lower back. It can cause extreme pain, affect your basic movements and make the simplest of activities a nightmare. Fortunately there is a lot we can…
Correction Potential X rays at Align

Correction Potential X-Rays

| Dr David Palmer |
DO YOU NEED CORRECTION POTENTIAL X-RAYS? Correction Potential X-Rays are an extremely valuable tool in assessing the efficacy of a specific corrective treatment intervention. If you are spending your valuable time performing a specific corrective …
Choose your best sleeping position - Durban Chiro

Best Sleeping Position

| Dr David Palmer |
Choosing Your Best Sleeping Position I can’t tell you how many of our patients have woken up with back or neck aches all because they have not chosen the best sleeping position. This post is going to explain how you can choose the best sleeping po…
Durban Chiro - Pinched nerve in the neck

Pinched Nerve in the Neck

| Dr David Palmer |
Have you been told that you have a pinched nerve in the neck? Are you not sure what to do about it? Well carry on reading. This post will give you a better idea of what a pinched nerve in the neck is, how it affects you and what you can do to fix …
Align Corrective Chiropractic - Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain: What to do when your pain just won’t go away

| Dr David Palmer |
Have you ever had chronic pain? Pain that just won’t go away. You thought you had treated it successfully only for it to return? We actually see this quite a lot in practice. While there are a number of causes for chronic pain, it could be because…
Durban Chiro - Common causes of back pain

Common Causes of Back Pain

| Dr David Palmer |
It seems that nowadays just about everyone suffers with back pain, but did you know that there are many common causes of back pain that are quite easily preventable? At Align Corrective Chiropractic we help people with back pain every single day. …
Durban Chiropractor Sleeping tips.

My 3 Best Sleeping Tips

| Dr David Palmer |
Many of our patients report having problems with their sleeping, so in this post I will share my 3 Best Sleeping Tips from a Chiropractor’s perspective. There are a lot of tips out there on getting a good night’s sleep, which can all be beneficial…
The Best Bed - Durban Chiro

Choosing the Best Bed for You

| Dr David Palmer |
Choosing the Best Bed for You There comes a point in everyone’s life when you have no other choice but to buy a new bed. Ideally you want to choose the best bed for you. This process is not always an easy one. With so many different brands on the …
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower back pain treatment

| Dr David Palmer |
Lower Back Pain Treatment Lower back pain treatment is one of the most common reasons why someone might choose to see a Chiropractor. At Align Corrective Chiropractic we help people with lower back pain treatment every single day. It is estimated …
Chiropractor for neck pain

When to see a Chiropractor for Neck Pain

| Dr David Palmer |
When to See a Chiropractor for Neck Pain A question that comes up quite frequently at our practice is, “Should I see a Chiropractor for neck pain?”. In general, pain is a sign that something is not quite right. We tend to mask it temporarily with …
My First Chiropractic Consultation with a Durban Chiropractor

My First Chiropractic Consultation

| Leigh-Anne Palmer |
My First Chiropractic Consultation The other day I was thinking back to my first Chiropractic consultation and adjustment. This instantly made me giggle a bit – to think of the sheer terror with which I entered Dr Palmer’s office. I Was Terrified …
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Chiropractic Adjustments, how will you respond?

| Dr David Palmer |
What to Expect After Your Chiropractic Adjustments? Many of our patients are quite surprised by how gentle their first Chiropractic adjustments are; the bigger surprise comes when they experience just how effective the adjustments can be. It’s in…
Migraine Relief

How to Treat Migraines Naturally

| Dr David Palmer |
How to Treat Migraines Naturally I believe the first step to treat migraines naturally is to discover whether you have any migraine triggers. If you have ever had a migraine, you will know that they can be completely disruptive. They can steal the…
Spinal Health - New Years Goal

New Year, New You

| Dr David Palmer |
New Year, New You We’ve just been through that time of year again, our favourite time of the year. Christmas time. For many of us, it’s that time where we finally take a much needed break. It’s hot, we are on holiday, and it’s so easy to over indu…
Best Chiro in Durban

“Best Chiropractor in Durban”

| Dr David Palmer |
“The Best Chiropractor in Durban?” “I am looking for the best Chiropractor in Durban.” This was the response I received when asking a recent new patient what brought him to Align Corrective Chiropractic. A number of questions entered my mind and I…
Corrective Chiropractic Care and your Health

Can Corrective Chiropractic Care Improve Your Health?

| Dr David Palmer |
Can Corrective Chiropractic Care Improve Your Health? Most people know to visit a Chiropractor for back pain and neck pain treatment, but did you know that Corrective Chiropractic Care may improve your health? “What!” “How does Corrective Chiropra…
Durban Chiropractor - New Front Desk Manager

Welcome Align Chiropractics New Front Desk Manager

| Dr David Palmer |
Welcome Align Chiropractics New Front Desk Manager Our regular patients may have noticed some changes at Align over the last couple of months. The most obvious change, Leigh’s belly! As we approached the end stages of the pregnancy, Leigh began ha…
Align Chiropractic Durban Do I Need a Chiropractic Adjustment

Do I Need A Chiropractic Adjustment?

| Dr David Palmer |
Do I need a Chiropractic Adjustment? Have you ever wondered what happens during a Chiropractic adjustment? Maybe you have seen or heard stories online and are apprehensive to get adjusted yourself. “Will it hurt?”, “Is it safe?” “Are you sure you …
Chiropractor Durban - How to fix a short leg.

Short Leg? – How Your Durban Chiropractor Can Help

| Dr David Palmer |
Do you have a short leg? Have you ever had a Chiropractor tell you that you have a short leg (leg length inequality)? Maybe this came as a complete shock, or maybe you already knew that something wasn’t quite right. Either way, if this is you, the…
First Chiropractic Adjustment - Durban Chiropractor

First Chiropractic Adjustment: 7 Tips to make the most of it

| Dr David Palmer |
7 Tips to Make the Most of Your First Chiropractic Adjustment. So you have just had your first Chiropractic adjustment, you are feeling great and you want to stay that way. Here are seven tips to help you make the most of your first Chiropractic …
Durban Back Pain

6 Tips For a Great First Chiropractic Visit

| Dr David Palmer |
6 Tips For a Great First Chiropractic Visit So you have booked your first Chiropractic visit and now you want to show up as prepared as possible. Firstly, well done for taking this step, I am a firm believer that Chiropractic has the potential to …
Spinal X-rays Durban Glenashley

Why We Take Spinal X-Rays

| Dr David Palmer |
Why We Take Spinal X-Rays So you have just had your first consult at Align Corrective Chiropractic and a set of Spinal X-rays were taken. You are probably wondering what it all means. Why do we take Spinal X-rays, what are we looking for and how w…
Durban Chiro Posture Check

Chiropractic Posture Assessment

| Dr David Palmer |
Chiropractic Posture Assessment. All of our new patients receive a chiropractic posture assessment at Align Corrective Chiropractic. Why? Because we believe that good posture is such a vitally important aspect of good health and vitality that we j…
Glenashley Chiropractor

Chiropractor in Glenashley

| Dr David Palmer |
Your new Chiropractor in Glenashley We are now up and running as your new Chiropractor in Glenashley. Over the last couple of months we have been hard at work getting our new home-based chiropractic clinic, in Glenashley, ready. After many ups and…
Align Chiropractic - Glenashley Chiropractor

Glenashley Chiropractor – The Big Move

| Dr David Palmer |
GLENASHLEY CHIROPRACTOR – THE BIG MOVE After 10 years in practice, we have seen some pretty big changes. Moving countries, setting up our own x-ray service, and re-branding to Align Corrective Chiropractic are just a few of the big ones….
Corrective Chiropractic Technology

The Corrective Chiropractic technology that sets us apart

| Dr David Palmer |
Keeping up to date with the latest technology, research and trends is very important to us.  Outlined below are some of the corrective chiropractic technology’s that we use at Align Corrective Chiropractic in Durban. Corrective Chiropractic T…
Sciatica Relief - Align Corrective Chiropractic

Sciatica Relief: My Personal Experience

| Dr David Palmer |
My Experience With Sciatica Relief. People often assume that, because I am a Chiropractor, I must be immune to back pain and spinal problems. The truth is that I lean over people all day, pulling, pressing and generally using my body in a physical…
Durban Chiropractor - The Quick Fix

The Quick Fix | Chiropractic Myths

| Dr David Palmer |
After ten years, practicing as a Chiropractor, helping both people who are looking for a quick fix and those looking for a longer-term correction, I have realised one thing. Many people stop their course of treatment too soon. They base their deci…
Is Chiropractic safe?

Is Chiropractic Safe?

| Dr David Palmer |
I have lost count of the number of times someone has asked me “Is Chiropractic safe?” Many patients have mentioned that they put off seeing a Chiropractor for years because they were afraid, or nervous about being adjusted. People have told me the…
Case Study #1 - Align Corrective Chiropractic Durban - Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain, Sciatica and Headaches: How did we help?

| Dr David Palmer |
At Align Corrective Chiropractic, we often have patients who come to see us with multiple symptoms such as lower back pain, neck pain, headaches and sciatica. Our goal is to look at the bigger picture and determine if their structure is causing th…
Corrective Chiropractic Care - Durban

What is Corrective Chiropractic Care?

| Dr David Palmer |
The Different Types of Chiropractic Care. If you have been to see a few different chiropractors over the years, then you may have noticed that not all chiropractors are the same. Many chiropractors will focus on the areas that they enjoy, or the k…
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How does Chiropractic Care help with Migraines?

| Dr David Palmer |
If you have suffered with migraine headaches, you will know just how debilitating they can be. People are willing to do almost anything to find relief when migraines strike, yet so many people are unaware of just how much your chiropractor can hel…
chiropractic treatment for the new patient

What To Expect As A New Patient

| Dr David Palmer |
First Point of Contact at Your New Patient Visit You may have been suffering from neck pain or even back pain for a while, before considering going to a Durban Chiropractor. Now that you’ve booked your first appointment you’re probably wondering w…
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Why You Should Choose Us As Your Durban Chiropractor

| Dr David Palmer |
Choosing your Durban Chiropractor can be a difficult process, to say the least. With so many options out there and recommendations from every family member and colleague; narrowing your list down to one, in particular, can seem like an endless aff…
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New X Ray Machine

| Dr David Palmer |
Over the last few weeks we have been hard at work preparing the x ray room for our new machine. We are happy to say that it has finally arrived and we should be up and running in the next day or two. Our goal is to provide affordable, quick and ef…
inter-segmental traction

Should you be using inter-segmental traction?

| Dr David Palmer |
Good news! We recently started using inter-segmental traction at Align Corrective Chiropractic. We’re really excited, because this form of traction will compliment your adjustments and help keep your spine moving and functioning properly. What is…
is your chiropractor right for you

How do you know if your chiropractor is right for you?

| Dr David Palmer |
I have had many patients tell me that their experience at my office was not what they expected, or was very different compared to other Chiropractors they had visited. I take this as a compliment. My approach to patient care was shaped considerab…
new chiropractor durban

Big Changes Coming Soon

| Dr David Palmer |
Our relocation to the Core Medical Centre in October last year was a great move, but it is time for Back to Health Chiropractic to move again. Luckily this time it is to the office right next door. You will still receive the same great quality Chi…
The importance of good posture - Chiropractic Durban

How important is good posture?

| Dr David Palmer |
By far the biggest problem I see in practice is poor posture. Almost every day I meet people who have bad posture, who aren’t even aware of it, and have no idea how much it is affecting their health. So why should you be concerned about your post…