How To Prevent Headaches: A Chiropractor’s Guide

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How To Prevent Headaches: A Chiropractor’s Guide Do you immediately take painkillers from the cabinet when a headache arises or is ongoing? Perhaps investigating root causes might be better than constantly resorting to medication if headaches occur frequently. There are many causes for headaches, so medications may not always alleviate them. As chiropractors, we believe that there may be a … Read More

Chiropractic Care for Osteoporosis

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Chiropractic Care for Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a medical condition that affects approximately 1 million Australians, particularly those aged 50 years and over, where there is a 66% occurrence of having osteoporosis or osteopenia. Osteoporosis is a condition in which a person’s bones become weak and brittle. This can make the bones fracture more easily if you have a fall. It … Read More

How Tech Is Wrecking Your Neck

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The huge rise in the popularity of smartphones over the past decade has seen a corresponding rise of a new phenomenon unique to our generation: tech neck. Linked to our excessive use of smartphones and similar technology (Australians spend on average 5.5 hours a day craned over their phones), tech neck can be a real problem for both those who … Read More

Treating Neck And Shoulder Pain Caused By Stress

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Stress can be a cause of acute as well as chronic and long-term health conditions – when you learn more about it, you may be surprised to learn just how much stress can contribute to a general unwell feeling. Long-term stress can result in neck pain, back pain, and shoulder pain due to the tension held on to the muscles … Read More

How To Prevent Mouse Shoulder Pain

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“Mouse shoulder” may sound like an odd sort of genetic disorder, but it’s actually a very common sort of pain associated with excessive long-term use of a computer mouse and poor posture. It’s not difficult to see why it’s such a common syndrome: humans simply aren’t designed to sit in front of a screen all day, every day.   What … Read More

Improve Spine Health: 4 Tips to Look After Your Spine

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4 Tips For Improving Spine Health We often need a prompt to start a beneficial  habit. Whether it be a new year, the start of the month or simply a Monday. Practising positive spinal health habits will help you improve spine health and also help reduce the chances of experiencing back pain later in life. With 4 million Australians experiencing … Read More

The Best Sleeping Positions for Back Pain

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The Best Sleeping Positions for Back Pain Finding a comfortable sleeping position when you have back pain or neck pain can be difficult. There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night to wake up feeling stiff and sore. Whether it’s a minor strain or something more serious, it’s important to look into the cause as soon as possible. Back … Read More

Bulletproof Backs – Part Three: How to Strengthen Oblique Muscles

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Strengthening Oblique Muscles For A Stronger Core And Spine Although most people know the best way to protect their spine is to maintain a strong core, a lot of people simply forget to train and strengthen their oblique muscles. Their focus seems to be on the superficial core muscle, or rectus abdominis muscle, rather than their lateral stabilisers (the internal … Read More

What Are The Symptoms of Tight Pectoral Muscles?

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What Are The Symptoms of Tight Pectoral Muscles? Our bodies have two chest  muscles: Pectoralis Major and Pectoralis Minor. These sit in the front of the chest attached from the front of the shoulder into the ribs and sternum. Due to their location at the chest, these muscles have a tendency to get short and tight with office posture and … Read More

Chiropractor Back Cracking Techniques

Back Cracking Techniques: Is Back Cracking Safe? The popping noise you hear when visiting a chiropractor is completely normal and safe. It occurs because of the cracking or clicking sound that happens during an adjustment, which helps to relieve tension in your back muscles so they can heal more quickly! When some people begin seeing a chiropractor they may be … Read More