Golf and chiropractic are a natural fit. For years, golf back pain has been accepted by golfers as some kind of badge of honour. But now golfers everywhere are beginning to realize the benefits of having regular chiropractic treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up

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Life can bring activities and sports that can result in some common injuries involving the shoulder. Sports such as tennis, golf, swimming, soccer, wake-boarding or water skiing, even home maintenance work can all cause shoulder problems. The rotator cuff is comprised of a group of muscles and tendons that cross the top and back of

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We are all familiar with the term “arthritis”.  Arthritis affects 1.9 Million Australians.  Most of us know people who suffer from arthritis.  In fact, many of the musculo-skeletal symptoms that we personally experience may actually be signs of osteoarthritis (OA).  What is Osteoarthritis (OA)? OA is a degenerative condition that affects the joints. OA usually affects

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The sacroiliac joint is located in the lower part of the back and joins the tail bone (sacrum) to one of the pelvic bones (ilium). There are two sacroiliac joints – one on either side of the spine. The sacroiliac joints act to transfer weight from the spine to the pelvis and allow a small

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The Achilles tendon runs from the calf muscles down to the back of the heel bone (the back of the ankle). Achilles tendonitis is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon, usually due to overuse of the area. It is most commonly reported in athletes that are training under less than ideal conditions. Although the prevalence

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There is a growing collection of research studies that support the use of chiropractic care in pregnancy. The research appears in journals published by the chiropractic, osteopathic, midwifery, nursing and medical professions. It has been reported that approximately 50% of all pregnant women experience back pain during their pregnancy (Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology).  However,

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What is Arthritis ? Arthritis is a major cause of disability and handicap in Australia affecting people of all ages and walks of life. Arthritis is not a single condition. Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joint. There are over 150 kinds of arthritis, all of which affect one or more joints in the body.

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Spinal disorders, such as back pain, neck pain, degenerative disc disease and scoliosis are common within the population and they can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health.  These treatable conditions can impact a person’s ability to work and enjoy everyday activities.  They can even disrupt healthy sleep patterns.  Most chiropractic patients report

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What is good posture Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or laying down. Good posture helps to minimise the amount of strain imposed on our muscles, joints and ligaments whilst performing our daily activities. If you want an example of good posture, just look at

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This month we focus on what has become a growing problem for our patients – headaches (HA). 90% of all HA are primary HA, usually appearing between the ages of 20 – 40 years old. The most common types of primary HA are migraines and tension-type HA (as printed in the textbook “Evaluation & Management

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