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Monday, September 16th, 2019
Patch Or Fix?

Spinal Reconstructive Care – Strengthen and Stabilise Your Spine

Continue to Strengthen and Stabilise Your Spine

Spinal Reconstructive Care is designed to further strengthen and stabilise your spine. With decreased pains and better mobility, true healing, spinal correction and restoration of health can occur.

Spinal Reconstructive Care usually involves one session per week to one session per fortnight for most adult patients. Reviews are usually conducted depending on the health goals of the patient and complexity of spinal injuries.

The Key Benefits of Spinal Reconstructive Care:

  • To Build on the work of the Initial Intensive Care and Corrective Care Programs.
  • Continue your Postural and Structural Correction.
  • Continue Strengthen and Stabilise  Your Spine.
  • Improve Core Strength and Stability.
  • Continue to retrain muscle, ligaments and joint structures to achieve a more permanent Correction.

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Thursday, August 8th, 2019
Failed Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Case History: How We Help If You’ve Had Back Surgery.

Mrs. A is a 78 year old patient who attended the practice with chronic lower back pains and general disability. She had FOUR (4) lower back surgeries. The patient was due for surgery number five but decided on a different, more conservative path.

Looking at the X-ray of the lower back, you will note she had multiple fusions with metal rods. The metal fixations were ‘power drilled’ into the spine with four large self tapping screws. The screws hold two plates across the base of the spine.

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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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Thursday, March 28th, 2019
American Posutre

Correcting American Posture

Mr. F. is a 28 year old male garden worker who attended the Practice with what we call ‘American Posture’.

This is a real patient within the Clinic, with untouched photographs.

And yes, he was only 26 when he started care. He was suffering with chronic low back pain (CLBP). He had been enduring spinal pain for 10 years and things were getting progressively worse.

In terms of postural distortion; Mr. F. had what we affectionally call an ‘American Posture’. American Posture is a very common structural disturbance we see in a clinic. And as the name suggests it is very common postural problem within America.

American posture can come in different shapes and sizes. It is a driver of many lower back and neck conditions. As well chronic pain and disability.

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Friday, February 15th, 2019
Backpack Screenings

Is Your Child’s School Bag Fitted Correctly?

Avoid Spinal Damage In Your Kids with a FREE CHECK.

With the School Year Upon Us It Is Time To Consider Your Child’s Spinal Health.

A recent study of 340 school children conducted by the by the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia found that 90 per cent of school children have bad posture when carrying their bags and could experience spinal damage as a result.

Incorrectly fitted bags can cause your child to develop spinal misalignments that will affect them as they enter adulthood. School can be a challenging time for children, so ensuring they are as comfortable as possible is vital for both their physical and mental development.

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Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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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Saturday, May 5th, 2018
Smoking the New Sitting

Is Sitting The New Smoking?

I hope you’re sitting down for this one folks.. or maybe not, because it appears that your chair is out to get you!

It might sound strange, but it’s true.

Researchers have found that sitting, something we all do on a daily basis and which the majority of us spend 80% or more of our working day doing could kill us faster than smoking will.

Statistics from an Australian study released in the LA Times Feature which feature this news indicate that an hour of sitting in front of the TV cuts around 22 minutes from our lives.

That’s: 1 hour of sitting cuts 22 minutes from our lives – extraordinary!

 

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