Can chiropractic care improve your strength?

Chiropractic Adjustment and Strength

Can a chiropractic adjustment make you stronger? 💪Well, while getting an adjustment may not turn you into a champion powerlifter, new research has shown increased cortical drive post-adjustment.

Posted by The Evidence Based Chiropractor on Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Sometimes less is more…

Are you really getting the services you need for the benefit of your health? Do you and your health practitioner really need the barrage of tests and treatments? Is it doing more harm than good?

A coalition of medical colleges and societies is warning of a surge in unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures in the health system. 
 
The ‘Choosing Wisely’ campaign launched on Thursday aims to encourage both patients and doctors to think twice about treatments which perhaps seem routine, but could be unnecessary.  
 
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How healthy living nearly killed me

Healthy living these days is not an easy achievement. Are you being unhealthy? Can you be too healthy? It all depends on how you define being healthy. Watch how AJ Jacobs go on his journey to discover what it meant to be healthy for him and maybe it will inspire you to go on your own journey to find the healthiest you!

To find out more, click here.

Better posture, better health

Now the holiday is over and kids are back to school, it is important to still keep active and remember to straighten up. Here are some quick and fun exercises for kids to help them keep moving and maintain good posture!
 
 
For more information and helpful tips please go to https://www.straightenup.org.nz/.

Got Back Pain? Stay Active!

Stay Active to Find Relief from Back Pain

Get Rid of Back Pain by Staying Active. 🏃‍♂️The worst thing you can do for back pain caused by a bulged or herniated disc is staying sedentary. 👨‍⚕️Learn why movement, and chiropractic care, may be your best option!

Posted by The Evidence Based Chiropractor on Monday, 9 April 2018

 

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Chiropractic Care Enhances Standard Management for Low Back Pain

Another milestone for chiropractic profession as another report adds to the growing body of research to suggest the efficacy and safety of chiropractic care!

Key points:

– Chiropractic care added to standard medical management of lower back pain (LBP) showed a reduction in patient reported pain and disability and improvement in satisfaction scores compared to standard treatment alone.

– American College of Physicians are recommending the inclusion of spinal manipulation as one of the first-line therapy for acute and chronic lower-back pain.

– Daniel C. Cherkin, MA, PhD, from Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, suggests that the findings are “unlikely to be spurious”, given the trial’s large sample size, approximately 90% follow-up rates, and strong analytic methods.

To read full article, click here.

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