Pain Prevention Performance – What level of care suits you?

When people attend our practice for the first time, they usually want to know 4 things: What is the problem? Can we can help? How long will it take? How much will it cost? The answers to these questions depend on your individual case and your goals for care. This will determine if the focus […]

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Improving Your Reaction Time

Like to improve your reaction time? Why would that be important? Most people know Usain Bolt as the fastest man in the world, setting the 100m sprint record of 9.58sec and 200m sprint record of 19.19sec back in 2009. However, few people will recall the name Yohan Blake, whose second place records are only 0.11sec […]

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Tips to prevent the 3 most common headaches

Spinal Health Week has kicked off in Australia, and the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) has released a new survey on the impact of headaches in the country. The results are eye-opening: a staggering 65% of Australians suffer from headaches, costing the economy over $35.7 billion each year. That’s a hefty price to pay for something […]

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Sciatica – Home care and treatment options

Sciatica is a condition that can lead to pain in the low back and legs. It occurs when pain travels along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve forms from spinal nerve roots that branch off the spinal cord in the low back. This nerve then travels through the hip and buttock region, […]

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Anti-inflammatory drugs may worsen arthritis

A new study indicates non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may worsen long term outcomes for some forms of arthritis. NSAIDs include drugs such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen and Diclofenac. They are commonly used across the Western world to help manage pain and inflammation for a range of muscle and joint problems, particularly arthritis. This category of medications […]

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Is my dizziness BPPV

For anyone who has experienced severe dizziness they can attest as to how horrible and disconcerting this can be. One of the most common causes of dizziness (especially in people over 50) is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Is your dizziness BPPV? Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV) BPPV is a condition that is characterized by […]

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What exercise is best for low back pain

Low back pain in Australia Do you experience low back pain? If you do, you’re not alone. Low back pain will affect most people at some point in their lives. As well as pain, it often leads to psychological distress and poorer quality of life, and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In Australia, […]

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Preventing Teck Neck

Is the endless scrolling on your device causing you neck pain? You might not know it, but constant social media browsing, swiping and texting is having a huge impact on your overall neck health. ‘Tech Neck’ is now a common health issue. What is Tech Neck? It refers to neck pain and postural changes that […]

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Preventing knee pain in athletes

You don’t have to be around sports like AFL, soccer or netball for too long before you become familiar with knee injuries.  In some cases, these can be season ending and in others a persistent niggle. Traumatic injuries such as ACL tears can be prevented (up to a point) with strength and conditioning exercises that […]

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Week 6 Simply Health Lockdown Challenge

Welcome to our 6th and final lockdown challenge.  With the Victorian Government extending Stage 4 restrictions for another 2 weeks, no doubt most Melburnians are feeling a touch of ‘cabin fever’ and can’t wait to get back to a semblance of normal life. To keep you focused on your wellbeing, this weeks challenge is doing […]

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