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Posture: Take a Look in the Mirror

The brain connects to the human body via the nervous system

Head back, shoulders back, chin tucked in. Rotate your pelvis back, tuck your tummy in. There. The perfect posture. Posture is important as it gives each individual the best alignment for the skeletal structure. Better alignment results in less stress on the joints and muscles. It also makes us more energy efficient, therefore less tired […]

How many treatments will I need?

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  It’s an age old question, and one that is often thought about by new patients as they endeavour to try ‘something new’ to help combat those recurrent back pain episodes. I once went to a seminar many years ago that evolved around patient communication. As chiropractors we get excited about bones, spines, ligaments, muscles, […]

Chiropractic & Placebo

We desire instant relief from pain. The magic bullet of medication will not find the cause

When you look at the overall view of a chiropractic treatment – man (or women) clicks bone – person having bone ‘clicked’ feels better..It’s all very strange. Indeed, there are some that would argue that having your bones ‘clicked’ and feeling better is nothing more than a ‘placebo’ effect. To put it in simple terms, the very thought […]

Chiropractic: The Princess and the Pea

Sleeping on an inappropriate mattress can contribute to back pain.

Over the sixteen years of being on the forefront of chiropractic treatment, there is a scenario that plays out time and time again. Patients  get real relief (if not complete resolution) of their presenting joint and muscle pains from chiropractic manipulation of the joint[s]- and appropriate soft therapy such as massage, trigger point therapy. During […]

Chiropractic: Who’s Laughing Now?

You've been to see a Chiropractor?

Chiropractic has been around as a profession for nearly 120 years. As a treatment, the art of spinal and joint manipulation has been around for centuries. As a profession, chiropractic has endured a great deal of scepticism, mostly from the medical profession-less so from the public at large. Over the years there have been concerted […]

Dr Google will see you now…

One of the simplest ways to convince yourself your symptoms are going to kill you is to look it up on Google.

I recently read that one of the best ways to convince yourself that your symptoms are something that are going to kill you, is to look it up on Google. The world is forever changing. Some would say for the better, some would argue otherwise. The internet is a double edged sword when it comes […]

Chiropractic & the Magic Bullet

We desire instant relief from pain. The magic bullet of medication will not find the cause

Take a look back ten or fifteen years ago we were all getting excited about new technology and methods of communication. Suddenly the world began to open up as we logged on with our new computers with dial up connections. Technology progressed. Broadband came into existence. We were able to connect and look at events […]