Category Archives : Health Tips

Common Running Injuries and Chiropractic

According to research, 82 percent of runners will experience some form of injury throughout their running career. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite athlete training for a marathon or simply starting out on training for your first 5km event. Although running can be extremely beneficial; running can lead to injury. Some of the […]

Eating the Right Types of Fat

Many people don’t eat enough of the right types of fat. Add healthy natural fats to your diet such as extra virgin olive oil, macadamia nut oil, coconut oil, avocados, nuts, seeds and even butter. Fat is satiating and helps to prevent overeating. Fat also improves nutrient absorption from vegetables.

Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction

Dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) which is a large joint in your lower back connecting your sacrum to your pelvis, can sometimes cause lower back and/or leg pain. Dysfunction of this joint basically means that it is not operating normally. For decades, the sacroiliac joint was suspected as a common cause of low back […]

AFL Injuries and Chiropractic

With the AFL finals being conducted this month we are certainly going to see some rough & tough footy as the 8 final clubs strive to win the 2018 Premiership. At this time many local competitions are wrapping up & the footy at these levels will be just as intense & many players are likely […]

Golf and Chiropractic

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 realise the benefits of having regular chiropractic treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up […]

Technology and Children

Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. As a result of this increased usage, Chiropractors are treating more young patients suffering from unhealthy computing behaviours, which ...

Winter Sports Injuries

Australia is a sports-loving nation, winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’.  Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course there are many other popular sports that most Aussie’s play […]

Spinal Health Week

Spinal Health Week 2018 launches CAA’s latest campaign: Chiro Can Help. This campaign highlights some common symptoms that prompt people to visit a chiropractor, such as poor workplace posture. The majority of chiropractic problems seen in office workers come down to poor posture. Poor workplace posture is a major cause of back pain, workplace stress and can […]

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints affecting people of all ages however it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised primarily by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to provide smooth gliding of a joint, and results in pain and […]

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

The sacroiliac joint is a joint between the sacrum and the ilium, or pelvic bone. The two sides of the sacroiliac joint normally work together. If one side becomes stiff, they will not move together and this causes pain or muscle stiffness in the area. Pain is often made worse with walking and bending activities. […]