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The Effects of Stress on Posture and Back Pain

June 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Stress, Posture and Back Pain There are multiple types of stress; internal (mentally or physiologically driven) and external (environmental, including climatic, dietary, toxicity, etc). We are talking about the commonly accepted idea of stress; the headache and frustration from going to work, the pain in relationships, of self-esteem, of arguing with others, etc. It is mentally driven, […]

Chiropractic Care For Pain Relief

October 5th, 2016 (No Comments)

Chiropractic Care For Pain Relief New Article From Harvard University In chiropractic circles, it has been long known that chiropractic is an excellent, drug free, non surgical option to help relieve pain, whether it be acute (short-term) and severe, or chronic (long term). Here is what Harvard University has to say: “Chiropractic is a health care system […]

Chiropractic For Chronic Back Pain

July 20th, 2016 (No Comments)

CHIROPRACTIC AND CHRONIC PAIN: Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sciatica, Nerve Pain, Severe Pain Etc. Chronic pain simply means any pain that has lasted for more than 3 months. It could be back pain, or neck, in the arms, legs, shoulder, headaches, etc.  Musculoskeletal pain (in the muscles and bones) affects a wide number of Australians with $34.3 […]

Chiropractor Norwest – Book Online

April 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

Chiropractor Norwest – Book Online  Book Online <— CLICK HERE Online bookings are available for chiropractic appointments, both for new patients and our regular patients.  It is quick, easy and fast.  You can easily select your preferred: doctor day, and time There is also an option to add a personalized message.  For example: “Dear Dr Bryan, I’ve had a […]

Are Neck and Arm pain related?

April 22nd, 2016 (No Comments)

ARE NECK AND ARM PAIN RELATED? The neck, being a sensitive structure, with a mass of nerves, blood vessels, lymphatic tissue etc traversing through it can be injured or aggravated giving rise to shoulder, arm, or hand pain.   The brain and spinal cord send out nerves to the rest of the body to monitor and […]

Back Pain? Try some placebo surgery

March 8th, 2016 (No Comments)

Recent article from “The Age” 2016. Taken from this link (click here to read full article) “Surgeon Ian Harris says many people considering spinal surgery for back pain should think carefully. Photo: UNSW The ultimate placebo A common operation for back pain is not only ineffective but often leads to complications, a former spinal surgeon is […]

Addiction: A Deep Look

October 6th, 2015 (No Comments)

ADDICTION: A Deeper Look We all have our little addictions. That beer at the end of the day. The chocolate after you’ve put the kids to bed. The coffee in the morning. Or, more severely, the pack of cigarettes each day, or the bottle of Johnny each night. Addiction is a part of our lives (as […]

A Walk In The Park

October 6th, 2015 (No Comments)

A WALK IN THE PARK: The ‘Magical‘ Combination Prolonged sitting is an unavoidable part of many people’s lives.  Being dubbed ‘the new smoking’ and commented on by experts such as as Professor Michael Trenell who states “The message is clear, our chairs are slowly but surely killing us..” But it’s not all doom and gloom.  […]

How does acupuncture work?

June 2nd, 2015 (No Comments)

This is probably the most frequently asked question for an acupuncturist. The answer is quite simple – by reinstating balance (aka ‘homeostasis’/’optimal function’) acupuncture allows the body to respond and overcome stressors and heal itself. All healing methods operate on different models of health, all very relevant and suited for different people at different times. Biomedicine has cell […]

Paracetamol ‘does not help back pain or arthritis’

May 21st, 2015 (No Comments)

Paracetamol ‘does not help back pain or arthritis’ Paracetamol does not stop lower back pain or help the ache of arthritis and doctors should consider prescribing exercise instead, a major review has found. The over-the-counter painkiller, which is taken by millions of people in Britain for back problems, was found to be no better than […]

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