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The Long and the Short of It: The Five Types of Bones

 

The human skeleton has a number of functions, such as protection and supporting weight. Different types of bones have differing shapes related to their particular function.

So, what are the different types of bones? How are they categorized?

There are five types of bones in the skeleton:…

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12 Known Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

 

This article leads on from the Gut Reaction article that was included in the September newsletter. The consensus shows that the reason vinegar could be a medicine because it contains acetate.

1. Improved Digestion

Drinking apple cider vinegar in water can help to naturally improve your digesti…

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To Age Well, Walk.

 

Regular exercise, including walking, significantly reduces the chance that a frail older person will become physically disabled, according to one of the largest and longest-running studies of its kind to date. The results, published in the JAMA reinforce the necessity of frequent physical activi…

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How the Hunter-gatherers did it

How the Hunter-gatherers did it

 

Each of us has a deep history. We are the product of thousands of generations of your species, a species that fore most if its existence has lived precariously. Life for a cavemen or women was generally nasty, brutish and short. To keep in shape they didn’t exerc…

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Increasing our Incidental Exercise

Increasing our Incidental Exercise

It can be so hard to find the time to exercise. Incidental exercise is the physical activity we get throughout the day when we move around. The important thing to realise here is that most of the time, you have a choice to move around or not.  Here are some ways t…

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Is my pain due to something being out of place?

Many people with chronic pain will have been told, and may themselves believe that they have something (e.g. a disc, a bone) out of place, and which needs to be realigned or put back into place for their pain to resolve.  This recent article by researchers from Curtin University, including Prof. P…

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The Origins of Pain

Barrett L. Dorko, P.T.

 

Origin: The source from which anything arises; the first stage of existence.

Cause: A thing that exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result.

 I’ll often ask patients who’ve been to other therapists before landing on my treatment table what their …

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Similar Cerebral Motor Plans for Real and Virtual Actions

The spread of technological instruments has simplified our lives, allowing us to easily accomplish many complex actions; thus, people are used to interacting with technological instruments and controlling them with simple movements. For instance, in our daily lives, we frequently press a button to s…

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Chiropractic, Cycling and Performance Enhancement

With all the hype surrounding Lance Armstraong of late we thought in this month's edition  of the paper clinic newsletter to write about, chiropractic, cycling and natural sport enhancement.  So we read a few websites and have complied our picks below, we hope you enjoy.

 

Why is Cycling good f…

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Men's Wallets

Thinking Cupcakes

I am thinking about baking cupcakes today (pun intended)

Back Pain - Did you know?

"It is probably no exaggeration to say that the chiropractic profession exists today, and has grown to such strength and numbers, because of its very successful management of patients with back pain.

Surveys and studies consistently show that the majority of chiropractic patients have back pain, ab…

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10 Ways to Stay Young

included annotations that relate directly to chiropractic).

Why are some people youthful long after middle age? Why some 50-year-olds are able to hang out as equals, physically and mentally, with people who are in their 20's and 30's?

It isn't a matter of age denial; it's a technique of age pre…

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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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Plants as Food

Coconut water.

The coconut palm is grown throughout the tropics for decoration, as well as for its many culinary and non-culinary uses; virtually every part of the coconut palm can be utilized by humans in some manner. Coconuts' versatility is sometimes noted in its naming. In Sanskrit it is kalp…

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Tips to reduce travel pain.

As the hoilday period fast appraoches so does the dreaded migrations where you pack up the kids, the car and the presents and hit the road (or the air) to get to your family and friends.  Unfortunately, for those who suffer from back pain these hours spent packing and travelling can take their tol…

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What happens if one leg is shorter than the other?

 

You may have been told by your Chiropractor that one leg is shorter than the other. There are many reasons for differences in leg length, one of the most common being spinal and pelvis misalignment. However, you may be asking why is this significant? Studies have actually found that leg length i…

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Managing Back Pain With Children

As many of you know looking after babies and small children can be hazardous for the back as all of the bending, lifting and straining places extra tension on the spine. Although, there is little option to avoid these stresses there are ways you can adjust your daily activities to limit their impa…

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Is your laptop a health hazard?

Doctors in the UK are reporting children as young as 12 are suffering from postural and nerve damage triggered by long periods slouched over their laptop.  Chiropractors are also seeing laptop injuries. Because laptops are small and portable there has to be some ergonomic drawback. The screen and …

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Can you please “squeeze” me in?

One thing that City Centre Chiropractic prides ourself on is our commitment to top-quality patient care. Ensuring every patient receives the best care possible takes considerable effort and time. From the moment you first see your chiropractor in the waiting room, they are thinking, are you sitting …

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