The Wellness Summit 2016

Interested in Health and Wellness?’¦.then this might be the seminar for you! Over the course of 2 days you will be taken on an adventure of education, entertainment and empowerment. This pursuit will inspire you to play a bigger game in your own life (no matter how big or small it already is). The intention […]

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Back Your Inner Athlete

This year, Spinal Health Week 2016 runs from 23 May to 29 May with the theme ‘Back Your Inner Athlete.’ Every day more and more Australians experience disabling low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life. One explanation of this is the impact of […]

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Will Medicare pay for my Chiropractic care?

Medicare coverage for Chiropractic? For sometime now certain eligible patients can claim up to 5 visits every calendar year for chiropractic and other allied health services. This government scheme is known as Chronic Disease Management (formerly Enhanced Primary Care) and requires a GP referral before Medicare benefits can be claimed. Who is Eligible? To qualify […]

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Your Ever Changing Brain

For much of the last century it was the accepted scientific view that the brain did not change beyond the critical learning period of seven years. It was thought that the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) were hard-wired nerve connections that were immutable, and if injured, could not heal. Neuroplasticity This thinking changed […]

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Fighting off the Common Cold

We are well into the Winter months and many Australians have already succumbed to the viral infections that cause the common cold, or upper respiratory tract infections. In fact, this is the most common illness that effects both children and adults. There are over 200 viruses that can cause the common cold. Symptoms can include […]

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Do you have a 100 not out plan?

Living longer’¦.but not healthier When Paul McCartney wrote the song, When I’m 64, he was only 16 years old. Even today 64 sounds very old to any teenager, but most middle-aged people would agree, ‘It’s not as old as it used to be.’ When we talk about longevity, it’s usually described in terms of life […]

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Paracetamol – study shows ineffective and potentially dangerous

Recent research from the British Medical Journal shows that Paracetamol, one of the most common over the counter drugs used worldwide, is not only ineffective in dealing with back pain – but in some cases may even be dangerous. High Level Evidence At any one time, up to 13% of Australian adults will be experiencing […]

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How much sleep do you need?

Good quality sleep is essential for good health, but how much sleep do you need? If you’re over 65, then maybe not as much as you think. New Guidelines The new sleep code, put together by an expert panel convened by the US National Sleep Foundation, has also been adopted by Australia’s Sleep Health Foundation […]

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Hardcore running as bad for you as staying on the couch

As chiropractors we are intimately aware of the benefits of exercise to improving health and wellbeing, and incorporate some form of exercise in almost all of our care plans for patients. So what about jogging? Is jogging actually good for you? Hardcore running may not be good for you Danish study A 2015 Danish study, […]

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What You Need to Know About Scoliosis

Scoliosis is when the spine deviates or curves abnormally from side to side. It most commonly affects adolescents between 10 and 15 years old. Research shows that scoliosis is more common in girls than boys. Scoliosis can affect a youngster’s posture, produce uneven shoe wear and cause ill-fitting clothing. Often one shoulder can be higher […]

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