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).
The Chiropractors’ Association of Australia National President Dr Lawrence Tassell is calling for the Australian Government to provide more support and greater inclusion of chiropractic in the public health care system, following results published on the ineffectiveness of paracetamol for low-back pain.
Yesterday launched Spinal Health Week, the CAA initiative aimed to encourage Australians to become more proactive in their own healthcare with the theme “Live better, We’ve Got Your Back”.
The month of May promotes the launch of the theme for Spinal Health Week (May 19-25) "Live Better, We’ve Got Your Back", a national initiative of the CAA.
Over the last few weeks at Shirley Road we have seen a host of new and different injuries, but there is one easily preventable injury that we see time and time again. Men who spend time sitting on their wallet can often predispose themselves to leg and back pain.
The golf swing can be particularly hazardous to the body if done incorrectly and therefore it is vital to ensure stabilisation of the spine is occurring in order to reduce the likeliness of injury.
Today, the average weight carried in our children’s backpacks is understood to be a staggering 30-40% of their own body weight. Repetitive loading on the spine is well understood to be a prominent risk factor in the development of spinal pain and considering today’s increasing incidence of back pain and scoliosis in children and adolescents, such facts unfortunately come as no surprise.
Join us in the "Just Start Walking" campaign this National Chiropractic Care Week (23-29 May). Chiropractors at Shirley Rd Chiropractic will be using the month of May to help patients and the Crows Nest/Wollstonecraft community to put their best foot forward and start walking their way to health and wellbeing.
With the first round of school holidays coming on April 8-27 (in NSW), children are going to be enjoying a break from pencils, books and "teachers' dirty looks" for a couple of weeks over Easter.
It is understandable that all parents want the best for their newborn babies. Just walk into any large baby store and you are inundated with devices that are proposed to be "beneficial to the development of your baby".