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Gluteus medius – the butt of all problems

The gluteal muscles are the power house of the human body. The muscle group is comprised of gluteus maximus, medius and minimus, controlling the major movements of the hip. Each muscle has a vital function: Hip Extension: Vital for gait (walking) Pelvic stability Controlled movement of the hip Power for propulsion Stability and alignment of […]

Laser Therapy is the New Frontier in Sports Performance and Reduced Recovery Time

Increase Performance, Decrease Recovery Time, Reduce Pain –  Laser Therapy is the New Frontier in Sports Performance For the last three years, Longueville Road Chiropractic Centre (LRCC) has been paving the way for sporting performance, recovery and pain modulation. Currently at the forefront of leading research, Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has proven its effectiveness […]

MELT Report

If you’re like most experienced sports injury practitioners, you’ve been recommending Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation (RICE) for acute injuries since the seventies. Today we see our sports heroes on TV in the change rooms after the game packed with ice or elite athletes telling us how their gruelling training programs include regular ice baths. […]

The Cold Laser Therapy Revolution is Here!

Cold Laser is also known as Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) or Photobiomodulation This is what it does Boosts oxygen levels, activates natural pain relievers, reduces swelling and inflammation, speeds the healing process. Who uses LLLT NASA; over 3000 hospitals; 60 professional sports teams in the US including ice hockey, basketball, soccer, football, baseball teams; […]

Exercises

All exercises must be performed under the advice of your Chiropractor only. Do not attempt these without consultation with the Chiropractor.   Micro Breaks 2013 How to stabilize my back 2013 Wall Angels 2013

Cold Laser Therapy

How It Works When Cold Laser is placed over sick or injured cells, the light energy is absorbed. This stimulates the damaged cells to increase their energy production which is used to transform the damaged cells into healthy active cells. When an injury occurs, the sharp pain usually eases off and one can be left […]

Spicy Chai Tea

Here is a tea when you need a little more than the plain herbal variety… 1½ cups water 1 cinnamon stick 1 tbsp rooibos tea (optional) 3 cardamom pods 3 whole cloves 2 black peppercorns (optional) 5 slices of root ginger Stevia/Rapidura sugar (sugar without the nutrients removed) to your liking. 1 tsp coconut oil […]

Coconut Oil – the amazing benefits!

If any of you have looked on our Longueville Road Chiropractic Facebook site you would have stumbled across many articles on the benefits of coconut oil. Firstly, for any high temperature cooking, this is the oil you use as others will degrade. Olive oil is fantastic for low temperatures and salad dressings but does break […]

Neurology and The Chiropractic Adjustment

90% of the information we receive into the body from the outside world (proprioception) we receive as a result of muscle spindles (the tiny little nerve measurements of movement in our muscles). The chiropractic adjustment primarily affects these muscle spindles .The treatment switches on the nerves in these spindles that then send information to the […]