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Ditch the Equipment

Ditch the Equipment

Many people these days want to swing around a kettle ball, slam a medicine ball and flip tyres for a workout, yet they often can’t do 10 push ups to save themselves. If you cannot control your own body weight, what makes you thin you should ass extra external load?

Take a loo…

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Staying up to date by reading 900 Jounrals

 

Medical research is producing such a barrage of information that some doctors would need to read 900 different journals a year to stay up to date, a study finds. The analysis by Queensland academics has borne out many doctors' suspicions: that research is now published in so many different jour…

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Shoud lack of Exercise be Considered a Medical Condition

 

 

Should Lack Of Exercise Be Considered A Medical Condition?

 

"You've got a bad case of deconditioning," the doctor says. Actually, it would be the rare doctor who would say that to anyone. And though it might sound like something to do with hair, in fact, deconditioning is a familiar and …

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Movember, How did it all begin?

 

The seven network aired a story in the late nineties which featured a group of young men in Adelaide who claimed to have come up with the idea of growing moustaches for charity. The idea “snowballed into a Mophenomenon, with people across Australia joining up”. The news report stated that the Ad…

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Ditch the Equipment

 

 

Should Lack Of Exercise Be Considered A Medical Condition?

 

"You've got a bad case of deconditioning," the doctor says. Actually, it would be the rare doctor who would say that to anyone. And though it might sound like something to do with hair, in fact, deconditioning is a familiar and …

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Knuckle Cracking and Arthritis

One of the most common questions that a chiropractor is likely to be asked is, "What's that cracking sound?" Typically, you'd have no trouble explaining the mechanism of cavitation and its relevance to an adjustment. Often this line of questioning is followed by a secondary probe such as, "But doesn…

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Scoliosis - Mechanical or Neurological?

Scoliosis is a condition that chiropractors are often called upon to identify and then manage. While there is significant awareness of scoliosis in the general population, it is not accompanied by much understanding of the underlying mechanisms that bring about spinal curvature. As such, there has…

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Alternative Medicine or Holistic Medicine

Here are some extracts from a recent article (Doctor Seeks a Better Alternative) in the Sydney Morning Herald, which we found interesting and thought you might enjoy it also.
To those critics who disparage her espousal of herbal medicine, Kerryn Phelps, the one-time leader of mainstream medicine, now…

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The Medicinal Properties of Ginger

This member of the Zingiberaceae family originated in Southeast Asia.  Ginger grows best in tropical and sub tropical areas, which have good rainfall with hot and humid conditions during the summer season.   It can be found in the wild in many islands of the Caribbean, where it flourishes spo…

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How many senses does a human being have?

At least nine.

The five senses we all know about - sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch - were first listed by Aristotle, who, while brilliant, often got things wrong. (For example, he taught that we thought with our hearts, that bees were created by the rotting carcasses of bulls and that flie…

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Does Distance Running Really Harm You?

 Isn’t it interesting when new data challenges the conventional wisdom. And a truism that is often perpetuated without interrogation is that long distance running, particularly on the road, causes osteoarthritis of the knees, hips and possibly degeneration of the lumbar discs.

But is there any …

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Food and Wine Taste Better When They're More Expensive?

In Psychology Today's blog Evolved Primate, social psychologist Daniel R. Hawes describes an experiment where wine tasters rated the same wine differently depending on how much they thought it cost. The tasters said the $90 wine was superior …

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Strawberry Nutrition

While there are more than 600 varieties of strawberries that differ in flavor, size and texture, one can usually identify a strawberry by its red flesh that has yellow seeds piercing its surface, and the small, regal, green leafy cap and stem that adorn its crown. In addition to strawberries that …

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Stress

As we all return to work, I am sure many are feeling the burden of the holidays as they return to desks brimming with paperwork. So we thought we would include a short piece on stress management from a popular email which some of you may be familiar with. The story goes a follows: A lecturer when ex…

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The Intevertebral Disc

Disc disease, degenerated discs, slipped discs and herniated discs are common terms often related to back pain. What do these terms mean? How do these things happen?

We at City Centre Chiropractic have inculded some anatomy to get us on the same page: The spinal column is made up of 24 bones called…

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Staying Up to date by reading 900 Journals

Medical research is producing such a barrage of information that some doctors would need to read 900 different journals a year to stay up to date, a study finds.

The analysis by Queensland academics has borne out many doctors' suspicions: that research is now published in so many different journal…

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