sports chiropractic

Whiplash

What is Whiplash?

 Whiplash is a common phenomenon that is created by damage to the muscles, ligaments and/or tendon structures in the neck.

Whiplash injuries occur when there is a rapid acceleration-deceleration of force that causes a ‘whipping’ of the head and neck. […]

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ACL Injuries & Preventative Exercises

The anterior cruciate ligament or ACL is a common injury in the knee. The ACL provides stability to the knee and stops the anterior translation of the femur on the tibia. As conservative measures in numbers there is approximately 38,000 injuries to the ACL in Australia per year.

The most […]

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Rest is Best

Exercise as we know has many great health benefits and can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. To name a few:

  1. Reduces cardiovascular disease
  2. Increases life expectancy
  3. Improves bone density and muscular strength
  4. Increase brain capacity
  5. Reduces the risk of chronic disease

However, as much as […]

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Chronic Inflammation Part 2

In my last blog I spoke about acute inflammation and how it is a natural process that our body initiates to help heal our injuries. I also spoke about how anti-inflammatories can inhibit this natural healing process which can then lead to prolonged tissue dysfunction. Tissue dysfunction includes poor […]

By |Tuesday, November 29, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Chronic Inflammation Part 2|

Olympics, Sports and Chiropractic

Watching the Olympics on television and seeing the athletes at the top of their game, striving to be the best of the best and win the coveted ‘Olympic Gold medal’ is just amazing. Through hard work and dedication, these individuals are able to push the human body to achieve […]

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