Shirley Rd Chiropractic is pleased to announce that it has become a stockist of "Archies" thongs / flip-flops. For many years we have been frustrated at the foot, ankle, knee, hip and spine problems that people develop wearing flat thongs. Obviously the summer months exacerbate these problems, so the introduction of Archies Footwear just prior to summer is a great addition to the practice.
We are increasingly hearing terms such as ‘torn discs’, ‘worn joints’, ‘spondylosis’, ‘degenerative joint disease’ and ‘wear and tear’. These, and many other terms are used to describe the condition known as osteoarthritis (OA). This is a condition we once only associated with our parents’ or grandparents’ generation but it’s becoming more of a norm and is increasingly affecting younger people, often in their 20’s.
Researchers from the University of Sydney, St. Vincent's Hospital, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Concord Hospital in Sydney, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council have recently published a paper in the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ).