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What Screen Time Can Really Do To A Child’s Brain

As part of Chiropractix commitment to helping you lead an extraordinary life we offer lots of lifestyle advice and tips in addition to your chiropractic adjustments. A big part of leading a balanced life in today’s busy world is making sure you get enough shut-eye to rest and recharge your body. Dr Shivani’s recent blog touched on … Continue reading What Screen Time Can Really Do To A Child’s Brain

Osteoarthritis and Chiropractic Care

Numerous studies have shown that chiropractic can be an effective treatment for lumbar spinal pain. No previous study, however, has examined the effectiveness of chiropractic for back pain symptoms in patients with osteoarthritis. This current report set out to do just that, by comparing chiropractic treatment to moist heat treatment. Previous studies have shown that … Continue reading Osteoarthritis and Chiropractic Care

Technology & Children

Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. As a result of this increased usage, Chiropractors are treating more young patients suffering from unhealthy computing behaviours, which can … Continue reading Technology & Children

How to Recover Faster from Low Back Pain: Stay Active!

Low back pain Patients who remain active are better off than those who are less active. Researchers evaluated how patients recovered from low back pain in relation to their activity levels. Some patients were advised to “stay active” despite the pain while others were told to adjust their levels of activity based on their pain. Those … Continue reading How to Recover Faster from Low Back Pain: Stay Active!

Vitamin D Offers Chronic Pain Relief

Vitamin D offers chronic pain relief Researchers from the University of Adelaide have been studying the treatment of patients with chronic non-specific musculoskeletal pain. Vitamin D supplements are known to help ease the symptoms of people with this type of chronic pain, and there are no known negative side-effects. Vitamin D supplementation is readily available and … Continue reading Vitamin D Offers Chronic Pain Relief

Chiropractic Beats Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Chiropractic vs Physical Therapy A new report has looked further into the effectiveness of chiropractic by comparing it to physical therapy treatment and studying the long-term benefits of chiropractic. By examining how much continued care patients had, after the initial study period, they could determine the effect each treatment method had on future health care consumption. The authors found: 38% of … Continue reading Chiropractic Beats Physical Therapy for Back Pain