Beating the Winter Back Pain Blues

When the temperature dips, we are more likely to experience back pain. The reason for this is that the body naturally tenses up in colder weather. When excess strain is put on muscles, they are more susceptible to injury. While you are more likely to experience back pain in winter than during the warm months…

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Don’t Neglect Your Back This New Year

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After the holidays, we feel renewed and refreshed, ready to take on the New Year. That’s a great way to start, but we can’t forget the basics of back care. If your job requires lifting objects from the floor, you might be tempted to take the quick and easy approach and bend your back to…

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How a Wellness Psychologist Can Help You Reach Your Goals

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Some goals are clear. If you have a physical ailment, you know your goal is to cure the ailment. Other goals are murkier or we may stuck and unable to see a way out of a predicament. This is where a wellness psychologist can help you see a way forward and give you a more…

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How Can a Chiropractor Help with Hay Fever

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Most of us look forward to spring and summer, but for hay fever sufferers, they can be some of the hardest months of the year. Hay fever got its name because of the common reaction to hay, but it can be caused by dozens of allergens. The medical term for the condition, allergic rhinitis, is…

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How Can Pain Affect Your Life

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We all experience pain in our lives. It usually passes, but when it becomes lasting or chronic pain, it can affect our lives in many other ways. Studies show that chronic pain can make us depressed, irritable and unable to concentrate or focus on a task. When we feel chronic pain, it spills over into…

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Posture: How can a Chiropractor Help?

We tend to take our posture for granted and don’t always do what’s best for our bodies. We slump in our chairs; lift improperly; and even use poor posture when we’re on our mobile phones. We take our posture for granted until something happens that tells us our posture is causing us pain and perhaps…

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What is a Degenerative Disc Disease?

  The word “disease” in degenerative disc disease is controversial. Many experts would prefer to call it a “disorder” rather than a disease. A look at the causes explains why calling it a disease is sometimes a misnomer.   Our “discs” are soft structures between the vertebrae in the spinal column. They give the spinal…

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What Type of Headache Do You have?

A headache is a headache, right? Not necessarily. The Mayo Clinic lists three general types of headaches. Identifying the type of headache you most frequently get can be the first step towards finding an effective headache treatment. The first step to seeking treatment is to understand what type of headache you have.   Tension Headaches…

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Why Does My Back Ache in Winter?

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As cold weather approaches, chiropractors often work overtime. Patients complain of increasing back and neck pain. Is there a connection between back and neck pain and cold weather? Science is yet to identify the reason why back and neck pain is aggravated in cold weather. Some suggest that the drop in barometric pressure (the weight…

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Backpack Tips: Get your Child’s Happy back at school

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As you get ready to send your children back to school this January, John Petrozzi, a chiropractor in Leichhardt, would like to provide you with some important tips on how your child can correctly carry their backpack and prevent long term spinal damage as well as back and neck pain. An in-field observational study conducted…

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