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Bloating – the top 10 causes

Bloating is one of the most common complaints that I get from my patients. For many people being bloated and uncomfortable is part of everyday life. This is not normal. Bloating is a sign that something is wrong and that your digestive system is not coping well. There is usually 2 different forms of bloating […]

Migraine Headaches

Migraine headaches are of the most common complaints we see in the practice. Researchers aren’t sure what causes a migraine; although they know it involves changes in the blood flow in the brain. At first, blood vessels narrow or constrict, reducing blood flow and leading to visual disturbances, difficulty speaking, weakness, numbness, or tingling sensation […]

Spinal disc herniation – “Slipped disc”

A spinal disc herniation is commonly referred to as a “slipped disc”. This description is quite misleading though as the disc cannot actually slip out of place! The disc is actually fused together with the vertebrae on either side. A spinal disc can be squeezed, stretched and twisted in small degrees. It can also be […]

How many chiropractic adjustments does it take?

To understand how often chiropractic adjustments are required I am going to make a comparison. This may seem like an unlikely one at first, especially given the philosophical and practical differences between the Western medical approach to health care and the wholistic/vitalistic approach we take as chiropractors so let me explain.

Coffee and Decaf – Pros and Cons

The ritual of drinking coffee and the social aspect of being able to enjoy a coffee with friends or take a break from your desk makes it one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world today. It is the world’s favourite pick-me-up giving us energy and clarity. It helps us through the afternoon […]

About Chiropractic: What makes it different?

What is it about Chiropractic that makes it so different? The direct translation of chiropractic means “done by hand”. Primarily the goal of chiropractic care is to optimise one’s health with adjustments that stimulate and optimise nervous system and musculoskeletal function. Because of the intimate connection between the spinal column, spinal cord and nerves, biomechanical […]