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Don’t be Afraid to Reach Out!

The best people to understand the challenges you face are others with arthritis. They can commiserate with your difficulties, share encouragement, and give you tips that come from their own experiences. Sometimes, just sharing that you’ve had a hard day and having someone respond, “I understand completely” can help you feel better. As for friends […]

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints affecting people of all ages however it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised primarily by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to provide smooth gliding of a joint, and results in pain and […]

Acute Low Back Pain

The lower back is the area of the spine between the bottom of the ribs and the pelvis. There are five movable lumbar vertebrae with discs in between them. They are supported by strong surrounding muscles and ligaments with spinal nerves existing between each of the vertebrae. The pelvis articulates with the spine and provides […]

A Better You

It’s that time of year again when everyone is setting out New Year’s Resolutions and unfortunately it won’t be long till a majority of people start breaking them. There are many reasons why New Year Resolutions don’t stick- they may be unrealistic, there is a lack of self-discipline or life gets “too busy”. Our New […]

Christmas Injuries

The holidays are all fun and games until someone gets hurt. With all the hype and demands surrounding Christmas time, it’s no surprise that thousands of people are injured every year from falling off a ladder while stringing lights or cutting their finger while carving a turkey. With a little more patience and a lot […]

USE IT OR LOSE IT by December 31st!

Did you know that you lose private health fund benefits each year? Most of our patients are unaware of this, so we thought we should let you know. NOW is the time to use your entitlement before it’s lost forever for treatment in our practice! Choose to use your health fund entitlement today. Most health […]

Knee Pain

With today’s increasingly active society, the number of knee problems is increasing. Knee pain has a wide variety of specific causes and treatments. The knee joint’s main function is to bend, straighten, and bear the weight of the body, along with the ankles and hips. The knee, more than just a simple hinged joint, however, […]

World Spine Day 16th October 2017 -Your Back in Action

World Spine Day is a great opportunity to shine light on spinal disorders and encourage you to take steps to better health. This year the theme is ‘Your Back in Action’, emphasising the importance of healthy spinal posture and activity which promotes body awareness and minimises the day-to-day wear and tear on the spine. Millions […]

Referred Pain

Chiropractors are routinely asked ‘What is referred pain?’ You might be experiencing what you assume are minor aches and pains. These could occur anywhere in multiple forms, from tingling pain down the arms or legs to soreness in the hips. Often, the source of these pains is the spine, even when the pain is elsewhere. […]

Get Moving at Work!

Sit down. Stand up. Move around. Repeat. Today a lot more jobs require 8 hours plus of sitting at a desk, most of it staring at a computer. What this means is your spine isn’t exactly getting what it needs. Sitting down all day and not getting up and walking around is not good for […]