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You may think it’s to early too be stressing about bad posture and back pain for your child, but the opposite is actually true. By promoting good posture and preventing back injury and stress, you are helping your child avoid back pain in their later years. Did you know backpacks could be causing: Distortion to…

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While going on holidays is meant to be exciting and hopefully relaxing, sometimes, just getting to your destination can be a tremendous strain. It may be a long drive in a car, bus, a plane flight or even a train trip which although often a lot of fun, is also hard on the body, especially…

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Your phone may seem like a good friend, but that $999 Iphone 6 you just bought might be affecting your health in a negative way. Text neck is a term used to describe injuries and pain caused by looking down at a mobile device for extended periods of time. Text neck is caused by the…

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Chiropractic in sports With all the hype from The State of Origin games going on this month, TASC has been thinking about the affect sports has on the spine. Did you know at least one-third of professional rugby players have suffered spinal injuries equivalent to those of a car-crash victim? It’s been shown that high-impact…

            It’s hard to believe the Easter holidays have arrived again! This festive time can be very busy for everyone – from organising the kids, tying up loose ends at work, to preparing for the Easter Bunny’s arrival! For those of you planning on travelling, it’s safe to say you…

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Spinal traction promotes disc healing A group of UK researchers have conducted a series of experiments that have provided an insight into the mechanisms, by which spinal traction assists with disc healing. They compared both normal and degenerated discs that have been managed with and without traction and found marked differences between the groups. The degenerated…

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A recent study released by The National Centre for Biotechnology Information, (NCBI) has shown what Chiropractors have been telling patients for years. Even patients suffering with severe back pain, have an excellent chance of making a full recovery, when treated using appropriate chiropractic management, as opposed to undergoing invasive back surgery. The study concentrated on…

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Upper Cervicle Syndrome Do you suffer from symptoms such as Neck pain/stiffness, reduced range of motion and headaches? You may be experiencing the effects of The Upper Cervical Syndrome (UCS), a functional disorder. The UCS is a collection of signs and symptoms caused by dysfunction of the upper part of the neck. Many people with…

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1. Chair in relation to desk: Can the user get close to the workstation without impediment? Note: Check the chair arms do not obstruct the user on pulling closer to the workstation; Check there is clear leg room under the workstation. 2. Seat height: Is the user’s seat set high enough to allow him/her to work at…

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1. Seat position in relation to pedals Can the driver comfortably use the accelerator? Can the driver comfortably reach the pedal? Can the driver comfortably depress the pedals without fully extending their knee? Note: This is especially important for the clutch.. 2. Seat height: Is the driver’s seat set high enough to allow him/her to…

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