Clinic News and Views

Friday, April 26th, 2019
Case History: Chronic Back Pain and Forward Head Posture

Correcting ‘Australian Posture’ – Chronic Back Pain

Case History: Chronic Lower Back Pain, Forward Head Carriage and ‘Australian Posture’

Mr. M. is a 44 year old male sales and office worker who attended the Practice.  Yes a real patient, real person.

He was suffering with chronic lower back pain (CLBP). He had been enduring spinal pain for 25 years and things were getting progressively worse.

In terms of postural distortion; Mr. M. had what we affectionally call an ‘Australian Posture’. Australian Posture is something we commonly see in Practice and is a driver of many lower back and neck conditions.

Australian Posture is the forward translation of the torso and head forward of the vertical green axis line, in the manner you see below. Not only does this create tremendous pressure on the lower back, but also the neck and shoulders.

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Monday, April 22nd, 2019

ANZAC Day: The Montrose Spinal Centre Is Open

The Montrose Spinal Centre will be OPEN as per normal on ANZAC DAY.

The Hawthorn Centre will be closed for Anzac Day, but will resume normal hours on Friday and Saturday.

We have made provisions to look after all existing patients and new patients over the holiday period.

Should an emergency arise, patients in Hawthorn are also more than welcome to book in at the Montrose Clinic for care. Dr. Hooper will look after you personally.

Stay Safe. Stay Well. With Chiro.

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019
Easter Eggs

Easter and Anzac Day Hours – Yes We Are Open!

The Hawthorn Centre Is Open For Easter Saturday

The Spinal Centre will be closed in both Montrose and Hawthorn on the 19th of April for Good Friday and the 22nd of April for Easter Monday.

For your convenience, The Spinal Centre Hawthorn will be OPEN on the 20th of April for Easter Saturday.

We have made provisions, to not only look after all existing patients, but any emergencies that may arise over the holiday period.

Stay Safe. Stay Well. With Chiro.

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Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Sydney International Rowing Regatta

The Australian Rowing Championships

The Spinal Centre congratulates all patients who were coaching, competing or involved in The National Rowing Championships.  In particular, athletes who competed in the Victorian teams for the Kings Cup – elite rowing for men, and Queens Cup – elite rowing for women on the final day.

It was a tough competition, with all the top teams from around Australia gathering to compete. Indeed, this is a busy time for the rowing season and there have been a number of regatta, culminating in the Kings Cup.

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Sunday, March 24th, 2019
Chronic Disease Management Program

Chronic Disease Management Program

Medicare Rebates Are Available For Exercise Physiology

Did You Know That You May Be Entitled To a Government Rebate for some of Your Consultations With Our Exercise Physiologist?

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Sunday, February 17th, 2019
Usain Bolt Adjusted Before Racing

Usain Bolt and The Importance of Chiropractic Care

Usain Bolt and The Importance of Chiropractic Care

Usain Bolt and Chiropractic Care. Usain Bolt really doesn’t need an introduction. He is a sporting legend. Multiple Olympic Gold and World Champion. In athletics, he is without doubt, one of the best.

What perhaps is not known, is the importance Usain Bolt placed on Chiropractic care to prepare him for racing and manage his injuries.

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