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Vitamins that should not be missed – Health, Longevity and Beauty Benefits!

Vitamins are important for many processes in our body including the process of gut and liver detoxification, neural tube development and DNA formation. The skin, the largest organ in the body is important as a defense mechanism and its health is a function of our immune system which includes what we put in our bodies. […]

The latest research on ice for injury and tissue repair- our new enemy

We have all grown up with the idea of using ice after we sprain an ankle or injure a muscle to help reduce swelling as well as for post athletic recovery; in fact, we have been doing this for 40 years now. Over time, with advances in both technology and medicine, according to the latest […]

Gait Speed Can Determine Longevity-Latest Study

Many of you may have had an elderly family member who has suffered as a result of a bad fall. This might come as a shock but it has been reported that falls have cost NSW $500 million in 2006/2007. I do not have any more recent data. This apparently applies to direct and indirect […]

Chronic pain relief sports injuries and sports performance

Your body has 206 bones 639 muscles 900 ligaments all connected with over 94km of nerves  …so it’s not surprising that your body needs a helping hand to keep it balanced. Trigenics Myoneural Medicine is a neurological treatment system which resets the way the brain communicates with the body to instantly relieve pain, accelerate healing […]

Headache

The pain of Headache Pain may be felt at the base of the skull, or spread throughout the surface of the head, to the face and eyes. It may be felt on one or both sides of the head. Aften other symptoms accompany headache, such as visual disturbances (blurring, flashes of light etd), nausea, facial […]

Morning Stiffness

Wondering why you feel stiffness in your spine in the morning? Lets look at the anatomy of the spine to find our answer. The disc is a structure located between two block-like bones called vertebrae. The centre of the disc has the consistency of toothpaste and the outer layer is made up of criss- crossed […]

Chiropractic offers long term headache relief

Chronic tension headache sufferers should consider chiropractic treatment as a long-term solution to their ailment without the side effects of drugs. A study funded by the Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research compared six weeks of spinal manipulative treatment to six weeks of medical treatment with amitriptyline, an antidepressant used to control severe headache pain. […]

Chiropractic and ageing

How many times have you heard a person past the age of forty experiencing health problems say, “Oh that pain is just my arthritis”. Many people feel that due to the fact that they re growing older, nothing can be done for their health problems. This is not true! As we age, it is true […]

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 […]

Ice is out and cold Laser is in.

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 grueling training programs include regular ice baths. […]

The Importance of an Aligned Skeleton For Improved Muscle Power and Reduction In Pain

Have you ever had a tight hamstring, or one calf muscle tighter than the other? Why am I sore always in my shoulders if I do a certain exercise? This generally is not to do with overworking in the gym one particular muscle but the alignment of the bones that the muscle attaches to. Think […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cholesterol ..the truth

If you ever get blood work done to check out cholesterol, make sure the GP orders LDL as overall cholesterol is meaningless. Please refer to attached article at the bottom of the page for a thorough explanation. The article will tell you about the side effects of taking statin drugs including muscle aches, diabetes risk, […]