Headache

If you suffer from migraines or headaches, you are not alone. The majority of Australians throughout their lifetime will suffer from headaches and/or migraines.

The great breakfast battle took place on the morning of Saturday, 6th September 2014. Our patients saw Renee’s “Gluten Free Ham and Cheese Muffins” pitted against Robert’s “Spanish Eggs with Beans and Chorizo,” and we can now happily announce the clear winners were Renee’s Muffins. We thought it was only fair to share the winning…

Ok, well everyone has been asking for the recipe to the carrot cake I have made for the last few Saturdays, so here it is.  I have to point out that I am not good at following recipes to the exact amounts, so feel free to play around with the ingredients and adjust until you…

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…

High Heels

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…

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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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