Clinic News and Views

Saturday, October 19th, 2019
Green Juice

Spring Detox Workshop


Save the date                       

MONDAY 21st OCTOBER at 6 pm

at THE SPINAL CENTRE HAWTHORN CLINIC                      


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Friday, October 18th, 2019
Friends Walking

You’ve got to Walk the Walk

The Most Ancient Exercise is now the Most Modern Medicine

Change Your Walking Habits: Change Your Life

Exercise, if you could put it in a pill it would be demanded by patients, prescribed by every doctor and subsidised by governments. Its health benefits are far-reaching and almost too good to be true. Yet, in the most recent report by the Australian Institute of Heath and Welfare, less than 46% of adults are achieving the recommended level of activity.


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Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Join Us for the Walking Seminar

Join Dr. Ruby @ 6pm on the 21st of October and learn all about the health benefits of walking, and what you can do to get the most out of your every step.

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Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
Their Health Is In Your Hands

School Holidays – Time to Check the Kids

It’s a Great Time to Have the Kids’ Spine & Posture Checked

School Holidays are well and truely upon us so Now is the time to check and correct the Kids for Postural and Structural changes. 

We all want our children to have a strong healthy body for life. Right?

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Fibromyalgia Related to Kyphotic Posture

Impaired Trunk Posture in Women With Fibromyalgia Pain

Increased Thoracic Kyphosis and Sagittal In-Balance ==> Increased Chronic Pain

A recent paper prepared out of the University of Valencia and Miguel Hernández University, Spain has been published through PubMed by Sempere-Rubio N and Aguilar-Rodríguez M et. al. It investigates the relationship of mid back posture, thoracic kyphosis and forward head carriage in patients with Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia Syndromes.

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Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Ilja Winner

Congratulations To Ilja

Patient Showing Full Recovery After Neck Injury and Disc Prolapse

One of our fantastic patients, Ilja placed first in a recent golf tournament. Braving some terrible conditions he won first place in +3 par competition. Still a fair bit of work to do but happy with how he played.

The smiling chap above is a long way from the severely stressed patient that first attended the Practice with chronic neck pain and disability.

It is not just about the pain you are in; it is the impact it has on your life. You become the limitations of your injury as opposed to living a life you want to live.

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