Monthly Archives: June 2015

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National Spinal Week, “get you happy back”

National Spinal Health Week ran from the 25th to 31st of May and this year the CAANT were encouraging people to ‘Get Their Happy Back’. Every day more Australians experience low back pain, neck pain and headaches, limiting their ability to work and engage in an active healthy life. One explanation for this is the negative impact that an increasingly sedentary lifestyle has on posture. Think about all the hours you spend each day sitting at work or school, commuting, or at your computer or mobile device. Poor posture increases pressure on your spine which can cause lower back pain, neck pain, headaches and fatigue. Lower back pain is a growing problem and now ranks second in Australasia and seventh [...]

By |June 5th, 2015|General|0 Comments

You’re In Good Hands

You’re in good hands.   This month I’d like to discuss the risks of injury with chiropractic care. In clinical practice we still encounter patients who are apprehensive about receiving care, specifically in relation to spinal manipulation. This is particularly the case if the patient is older and suffer from common complaints like Osteoporosis or an Arthritic condition. Even though there are many different techniques in our profession to treat these cases, spinal manipulation is still the backbone of what differentiates our profession from others. Recently I discovered an article from the Journal of Spine, arguably the worlds most respected journal for spinal research which anaylsed the risk of injury to the head, neck or trunk during treatment of a [...]

By |June 1st, 2015|General|0 Comments