Myth Monday

You may have noticed our #MythMonday on our social media pages. Well here is a summary of the many Chiropractic Myths we have been busting. Myth #1 – Chiropractor are not real doctors Chiropractors spend no less than 5 years studying the neuromuscular skeletal system. The Ashgrove Spinal Centre’s, Dr Bailey, has completed a Bachelor…

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Ease the Pain of Wearing High Heels If you have been to our clinic recently, then you probably know about 50% of our team live in high heels. It is no secret that high heels, worn over a long period of time or if not the right fit, can affect your entire body from the…

Bones

It’s no secret that here at The Ashgrove Spinal Centre, we like to see people healthy and happy. Part of staying healthy and keeping a strong spine, is having healthy bones. This week is Australia’s National Healthy Bones Action Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness to the importance of keeping healthy bones. So why…

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is the general term given to a group of cholesterol-based hormones that maintain healthy levels of calcium, magnesium and phosphate balance in your blood and bones. Vitamin D is essential for strong bones, muscles and overall health.  Vitamin D promotes optimal bone density and influences just about every cellular process in the body…

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Adult spondylolithesis is most commonly the natural progression of an already diagnosed adolescent spondylolithesis but can be caused by the degenerative change in an undiagnosed adolescent spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis involves an entire disc shifting forward (or sometimes back), very often following the fracture of the pars interarticularis (a fracture in the spine which occurs as a…

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Adolescents involved in sports can develop back pain; a common cause of this back pain is the development of stress fractures (spondylosis) which can cause one vertebrae to ‘slip’ forward on the vertebrae beneath it (spondylolisthesis). This is most commonly seen in adolescents who engage in sports involving repeated hyperextension such as gymnastics or aspiring…

            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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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…

Chiropractic – safe, effective, drug free health care for everyone. Each week in Australia almost 200,000 patients visit a chiropractor. They receive expert care that safely and effectively relieves back and neck pain, headaches and other musculo-skeletal conditions. Yet despite this many people remain ill-informed and suspicious of Chiropractic care. In this Audio, journalist and…

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A recent study of 30 over weight people provided an insight into the impact of excess weight on ones potential to develop low back pain. It has been known for some time that weight gain has several potential impacts on the lower back. These include: 1/ Tilting your hips and increasing the load on your…

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