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Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Spinal Workshops @ Hawthorn & Montrose

Information Evening and New Patient Orientation Workshop 

The Next Spinal Workshop for Montrose is on Thursday, November 2.

  • Time: 7.45 pm.
  • Venue: The Kilsyth Club; 1-15 Canterbury Rd, Bayswater North VIC 3153.
  • Bookings with Reception Team: 9728 5333.
  • Parking; Available at the Venue.

The Next Spinal Workshop for Hawthorn is on Wednesday, October 25.

  • Time: 7.30 pm.
  • Venue: The Hawthorn Spinal Centre, 810 Glenferrie Road Hawthorn VIC 3122.
  • Bookings with Reception Team: 7000 6070.
  • Parking; Available on Street

Spinal workshops are designed to be fun and informative, enabling you to fully understand your condition and the implications on your health.

The relaxed presentation encourages participation. You will receive information to understand your spinal problems and get back on the road to recovery.

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Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Grandfinal Day

Grand Final Day Hours

WE ARE OPEN FRIDAY Montrose Clinic: 8am – 1pm Hawthorn Clinic: Closed SATURDAY Hawthorn Clinic: 8am – 11.30am Wishing all our patients a safe and enjoyable weekend

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Meniere’s Disease And Upper Cervical Subluxation

Meniere’s Disease – Debilitating Vertigo and Dizziness

Chiropractic Provides Relief from Vertigo, Dizziness and Tinnitus.

They say Meniere’s Disease is to dizziness what a Migraine is to a headache. It has the potential to be far more intense and life interrupting, with sufferers dealing with vertigo, tinnitus, in-ear pressure and even hearing loss [1]. This has the potential to greatly impact the way they carry out day-to-day tasks during episodes.

What has chiropractic to do with an inner ear problem? A recent research report has looked at one specific cause: an upper cervical subluxation complex as a result of whiplash trauma.

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Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
spinal workshop

Spinal Workshop @ Montrose September 21st

Information Evening and New Patient Orientation Workshop 

The Next Spinal Workshop for Montrose is on Thursday, September 21.

  • Time: 7.45 pm.
  • Venue: The Kilsyth Club; 1-15 Canterbury Rd, Bayswater North VIC 3153.
  • Bookings with Reception Team: 9728 5333.
  • Parking; Available at the Venue.

 

Spinal workshops are designed to be fun and informative, enabling you to fully understand your condition and the implications on your health.

The relaxed presentation encourages participation. You will receive information to understand your spinal problems and get back on the road to recovery.

 

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Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Magnesium and Migrains

Migraines and Magnesium

New studies have revealed a link between Magnesium deficiencies and migraines, prompting some researchers to recommend that magnesium be included in the treatment plan for all sufferers of the debilitating neurological condition.

When discussing the findings, Dr. Yurgelun-Todd PhD (Professor of Psychiatry at Utah School of Medicine) said this to Prevention Magazine [7]:

“Individuals who have migraines are experiencing a neurobiological change that causes cells to die. Loss of tissue may not have an effect at first, but if you have enough, you may end up being less efficient cognitively.”

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Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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Receptionist Opportunity @ Montrose

Front Desk Receptionist and Chiropractic Assistant

  • Vibrant, Busy and Interesting Reception Position
  • Great Team and Fascinating Patients
  • Unique Style of Chiropractic, Natural Medicine and Spinal Rehabilitation Practice

We looking for a resourceful, passionate, health orientated Receptionist to join our busy Chiropractic, Spinal Rehabilitation and Natural Medicine Centre.

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Saturday, May 27th, 2017
fibre and weightloss

Fibre Intake Vital in Weight Loss

A study coming out of Massachusetts USA has reconfirmed that a single dietary change – an increase in fibre, is a simple more manageable addition to assist in weight loss.

Increasing fibre intake can result in having a more “clinically meaningful weight loss” when compared to a restrictive diet.

The Spinal Centre offers some tips to help you get to that magic 30 grams of fibre per day.

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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Spinal Health Week 2017

Spinal Health Week 2017

As part of Spinal Health Week 2017, Dr Hooper wants to raise awareness of chronic back pain and encouraging sufferers to seek help.

Chronic back pain is a national issue. One in six Australians suffer from the physical and psychological effects of chronic back problems – that’s an estimated 3.7 million people suffering. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare defines chronic back pain as a health condition that lasts for three months or longer. 

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Monday, May 22nd, 2017
antibiotics

Does Prolonged Antibiotic Use Kill Brain Cells?

Gone are the days where prolonged antibiotic use is without healthy scrutiny. Even in allopathic circles, there appears to be hesitation when it comes to prescribing antibiotics unnecessarily.

However, the potential adverse effects that can be tied up with such use are still being revealed. A new study published in the Journal Cell Reports notes a new concern to add to that file.

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Monday, May 8th, 2017
Vitamin D and Food Allergies

Vitamin D and Food Allergies

An Interesting study from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute highlights the importance of vitamin D levels in children to reduce rates of allergies.

We have be talking about Vitamin deficiencies for years and it still puzzles me when the latest medical expert gets on the telly and tells us that ‘don’t worry you get all your nutrients from your diet’. Ten years ago I would get laughed at if I suggested a patient should consider a Vitamin D test – particularly if they mentioned it to their GP.

‘We live in Australia. Your talking about the sunshine vitamin. No one in Australia could be Vitamin D deficient.’ Interesting how things change. Rarely would a middle age female patient come through now without a Vitamin D test, however no one seems to realise what the optimal range is.

Adults need to be somewhere between 100 to 150 for optimal levels. Fifty is way too low. If I had of asked for a child to be tested – I would probably have been up for malpractice.

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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
ANZAC Day

ANZAC Day Hours – Montrose Clinic will be Open

For your convenience the MONTROSE CLINIC will be OPEN this ANZAC Day (25th of April 2017).

We advise that you book in early so that you obtain the times you desire.

The Hawthorn Clinic will be closed on this day. All emergency cases can be seen by Dr. Hooper at Montrose as required.

We honour and respect the great sacrifice of the diggers and all that ANZAC Day represents. However, we also have a responsibility to our patients, and those that are suffering to assist in their hour of need.

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
Easter Hours

Easter Hours 2017

The Spinal Centre Montrose will be closed for Good Friday April 14 and Easter Monday April 17.

For your convenience, The Spinal Centre Hawthorn will be open for Easter Saturday April 15.

We wish you a safe and happy Easter.

Regards, The Spinal Centre Team.

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Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Kelly Williams

Kelly Williams: Exercise Physiologist

Kelly is our accredited Exercise Physiology, focusing on chronic disease/injury rehabilitation. Kelly has completed a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Deakin University.

Kelly likes to portray a positive approach to health and well-being, she enjoys meeting new patients to work in unison to develop a positive outcome for their rehabilitation.

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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
core

Core Strength and Back Pain

It is important to have an understanding of the ‘core’ muscles and their function in core stability.

The ‘Core’ muscles develop what we call the powerhouse, essentially consisting of a ‘box’ of muscles. Ensuring correct posture is executed during exercises and movements will assist in strengthening core muscles.

Exercise; specifically core exercises are often a forgotten or misunderstood treatment for lower back pain. These muscles support and brace the spine during movement. Therefore, strengthening them can help to prevent further flare ups and allow distal muscles like the hamstrings, to work more efficiently.

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