Chiropractic Manly

Sleeping – how to maximise the benefits

Sleep is an essential need of the human body. You need adequate, good quality sleep to be healthy. If you don’t get sleep your physical and mental health will be affected, to the point that your risk of death will be increased. Studies have shown that newborn mothers are […]

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Spondylolisthesis

A Spondylolisthesis is a condition most commonly of the lumbar spine. It occurs when there is a stress fracture, known as a spondylolysis in the vertebra. This fracture can result in the forward slippage of the vertebra and once this has occurred, it is known as a Spondylolisthesis.

Approximately 5% […]

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Scheuermann’s disease

Scheuermann’s Disease (SD) is a relatively common developmental disorder of the thoracic spine. Most commonly presenting in teenage males, it is characterised by an increased kyphosis, or “hunched back” due to the abnormal growth of the vertebrae. The cause of this disease is essentially unknown but gender, familial tendencies […]

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Hippy Chick

You have a beautiful baby that you have nurtured for those first months of life. You have cared for them 24/7 and they have blossomed and grown. During this growing phase they’re obviously getting bigger and heavier. As a parent you’re continually lifting and carrying your child, this in […]

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Balance and Proprioception

How good is your balance? Can you run without watching your feet? What about finding the light switch in the dark? Can you touch your finger to your nose with your eyes closed? The ability to perform these movements relies on the body’s balance and proprioception.

What is Proprioception?
Proprioception refers […]

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