Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

BPPV is a variety of vertigo arising from a condition in the inner ear, specifically the semi-circular canals. It causes a feeling that the world is spinning or dizziness as a result of movement, usually in the head and neck. These symptoms are often accompanied by nystagmus and nausea. On occasions patients at Brisbane Posture…

Sciatica

Sciatica is a broad term referring to pain radiating from the lumbar spine (low back) into the lower limb. Pain can be noticed anywhere from the glutes down to the toes. The pain distribution relates to which vertebra and nerve that is affected. At Brisbane Posture and Performance, this helps us identify the root cause…

Poor Posture

Besides the obvious wear and tear on your spine, poor posture can lead to many health problems. A forward head and rounded upper back not only overloads your body’s postural muscles, leading to biomechanical injuries, it also alters your chest and abdominal cavity. Research has shown that a slumped posture can increase pressure on the…

Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches present unilaterally (on one side of the head), often behind one eye or on the temple. They are described as the worst pain imaginable. Symptoms can last from 15 minutes up to 3 hours and often suddenly subside. Approximately 80% of cluster type headaches occur consistently year to year for one to three…

Tension Type Headaches

Tension type headaches present with pain that is described as a tight band wrapped around or a heavy weight placed on your head. They are a very common symptom that present with back and neck pain. One in every six people suffer from headaches. At Brisbane Posture and Performance, we pride ourselves on helping our…