• 11 MAR 15
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    Is shoulder pain affecting your life?

    If the answer to that question is ‘yes’, then you are in good company indeed. Pain originating in the shoulder, or referred from the upper back and neck, felt in the shoulder, is one of the most common problems treated by chiropractors these days.

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    • 21 JAN 15
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    Headaches

    In 1995, the Australian Bureau of Statistics discovered that over half of all over the counter pain medication used by individuals aged 25-44 was taken for headaches. In Australia alone, approximately 2 million people suffer from recurrent migraines, more than are diagnosed with diabetes or heart disease. Nearly everyone gets headaches occasionally, and most people

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    • 13 APR 16
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    Exercises for Neck Pain

    1 in 10 Australians suffer from neck pain, which may persist for years 1. At Eastland Family Chiropractic, your Ringwood chiropractor, we see a lot of shoulder and neck pain. Causes of neck pain commonly include: poor posture, poor sleeping habits, car and sporting accidents, and even stress 2. In fact, current evidence suggests that stress can double

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    • 10 DEC 14
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    Chiropractic Care for Back Pain

    About 3 million Australians will go to a healthcare specialist for back pain this year and you might be one of them. Statistics also show that about 80 per cent of Australians will experience disabling low-back pain during their lives. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) found that back pain is among the

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    • 07 JAN 15
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    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    If you have ever experienced carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), you are familiar with the numbness and tingling that it can cause. CTS is thought to be one of the most common nerve disorders, with some estimates putting the number of sufferers as high as 10 million. It begins with nighttime tingling that can disturb sleep.

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    • 26 NOV 15
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    Can Probiotics Really Affect How We Feel?

    It seems as if information about the benefits of Probiotics is everywhere in the media just now. There are little bottles of probiotic health drinks and tubs of ‘live culture’ yogurts on our supermarket shelves promising a multitude of health benefits – but do probiotics really work? If so, is there a better way of

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    • 22 APR 15
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    Beat the pain of Sciatica

    You will no doubt have heard of the condition sciatica, it’s a pretty common thing, and at some point in most people’s lives there will be a flare up of it, resulting in pain in the lower back, moving down towards the lower leg. This can be simply from wear and tear, a simple injury,

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