NEWS

Athletic Taping For Injury Management and Prevention

Sports taping began in the late 1970s with a Japanese chiropractor by the name of Kenzo Kase. Kase worked with many clients including sumo-wrestlers and was responsible for treating injuries and ailments of these competitors. To do so, Kase developed an adhesive flexible, latex-free and water-resistant material that aimed to mimic human skin. When this ...

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All You Need To Know About Acupuncture

What is acupuncture? Dating back approximately 3000 years, acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is used to alleviate patients of pain, improve the body’s functioning and promote self-healing. The practice involves inserting fine, sterile, filiform needles into the skin’s surface at specific points on the body, commonly referred to as “acupoints”. The ...

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What To Know About Visiting A Naturopath

Naturopathy, described as a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, is one of the oldest forms of alternative medicine. The method utilises both conventional and natural health sciences in order to assess, treat and prevent conditions based on the premise that every individual is inherently healthy. Therefore, the practice of naturopathy simply supports the bodies ...

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The Benefits of Remedial Massage

What is remedial massage? Remedial massage is a form of massage therapy, that aims to treat any muscles that are damaged, knotted, tense or immobile. A massage therapist uses various techniques and pressures to locate and promote healing of the affected muscles. By doing this, a remedial massage holistically treats the entire body by managing ...

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Orthotic Therapy For Children

In comparison to adults, children’s feet can be quite flexible due to the incomplete development of the bones, joints and muscles. As a result, a child may be more susceptible to foot related deformities, pain and injuries, with the problems worsening as they get older. In fact, many foot related illness that podiatrists treat in ...

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The Benefits of Sports Chiropractic for Athletes

Whether you’re a professional athlete, a weekend warrior or simply partaking in regular exercise and training programs, undoubtedly your body will be susceptible to pain and injuries. In fact, elite professionals and everyday athletes have been increasingly involved in sports chiropractic treatments to help enhance their performance, enjoyment and effectiveness of their physical activities as ...

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Easter Weekend Clinic Hours

Our Practice will be closed this Friday; 30th March  and re-open Tuesday; 2nd April 2018 at 7.30 am. We would like to wish you all a very Happy & Safe Easter.

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Lower Back Pain Treatment

The most important thing to consider when beginning to treat low back pain is to attain a correct diagnosis. This means finding out whether the pain is mechanical (coming from your musculoskeletal system) or organic (tumours, infections of bones/organs, or fractures). Mechanical pain can be resolved quite well through chiropractic care and/or physiotherapy and is ...

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What Causes Low Back Pain?

Low back pain is one of the most prevalent causes of pain in adults with around 80-90% of people experiencing it at some point in their life. Generally, it is not of a serious nature and is able to be managed conservatively. Red Flags, or danger signs that you may need a specialist consult include ...

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Pregnancy Physiotherapy

While certainly an exciting time, pregnancy can often be uncomfortable for expectant mothers. Due to the muscular, postural and hormonal changes that occur in the body during pregnancy, it is not uncommon for pregnant women to experience a range of aches and pains. In fact, some studies even suggest that at least 50% of pregnant ...

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