Clinic News and Views

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Ibuprofen (Nurofen) Can Inhibit Ovulation

Inflammation is part of the body’s innate intelligence, a method by which damage is repaired. Unfortunately when this gets painful, it can be difficult for some people to let the body heal itself unaided so they reach for the drugs. Can’t blame anyone for this – as you have been aggressively marketed to for generations now.

NSAID’s can do the job, they may dull the pain. However, this fast relief comes at a cost.

Raised liver enzymes, diarrhoea, headaches, dizziness, salt and fluid retention and high blood pressure are only a few of the numerous side effects that come with use of NSAID’s.

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Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
Where's Your Denny? Bali!

Where’s Your Denny? Bali!

For effective spinal health care that continues outside of The Spinal Centre, the Denneroll Spinal Orthotics provide an effective stretch to your muscles and your spine.

Loss of your healthy spinal curves is one of the earliest contributors to poor function and irreversible spinal damage. The Denneroll products create a stretch which can improve movement, relieve muscle tension, and assist in the correction of poor spinal curves. Used consistently, these simple products can change your spine towards better health. We encourage those who are involved in rehabilitation at The Spinal Centre to use the Denneroll regularly at home to further enhance the traction and exercises done in clinic. Holidays usually means chiropractic care goes out the window! With the denneroll being so compact, our patients can continue to correct their spine while travelling all over the globe! Here are some of our patients kicking back with their dennerolls.

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Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
Avon Vlahov

Introducing Avon Vlahov – Exercise Physiologist

It is with great pleasure that we introduce Avon, an Exercise Physiologist who has joined The Spinal Centre Rehabilitation Team.

Av completed his Bachelor of Exercise Science and in Rehabilitation at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.

Av has been working closely with Dr. Hooper, Dr. Ruby and our Chiropractic Intern Jared as part of the Rehabilitation Team – particularly @ The Montrose Spinal Centre.

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Grand Challenge Cup Trophy

Henley Royal Regatta 2018 – Grand Challenge Cup

The Australian Eight produces a new record at Henley.

Even if you are just moderately interested in rowing – both these races are superb.

The National Training Centre is THE elite centre for mens Rowing in Australia. When Dr. Hooper rowed for Australia in the 90’s, they were based at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Under direction of Australian Rowing a new centre has been established on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra.

The men from the National Training Centre (NTC) Australia made it into the final by beating the British VIII. Well done to the boys from the National Training Centre in Canberra for their fantastic tenacity and skill.

One of the best races we have seen in Australian Rowing.

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Wyfold Challenge Cup Trophy

Wyfold Final – Molesey v Mercantile | Henley 2018

Mercantile has only ever won one event at Henley Royal Regatta, and that was back in 1988.

Unfortunately, today was not the day for Mercantile. Seemed a little flat off the start and then failed to capitalise or show the aggressive and slippery style of former races.

Full credit to Molesy who had some very experienced campaigners with multiple attempts at winning Henley.

Again, very kind words from the commentary team at 1.45 regarding the heritage of Mitchell Hoper, Mercantile and Australian Rowing.

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Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Mercantile v Thames 'A' - Wyfold | Henley 2018 Semi-Finals 3

Mercantile v Thames ‘A’ – Wyfold | Henley 2018 Semi-Finals

Mercantile put in a very impressive performance racing against Thames ‘A’ in the semi finals of the Wyfold Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta.

Proving very slippery at the start, Mercantile opened up a lead by the end of the Island and built from there.

According to the commentators the Mercantile crew was smooth, long, very classy performance. Right up until the small crisis at 3.30 with their steering.

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