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Skeletal System Pathologies: Common Disorders and Conditions

 

The skeletal system, which includes bones, ligaments, and cartilage, gives structure to the body. The pathologies described below can occur when stress and aging affect the skeletal system.

1. Sciatica Can Result from Disc Herniation

The lumbar spine bears the weight and stress of the b…

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Did you know that there is a specific word that defines the act of stretching and yawning concurrently?

 

Pandiculation ‎(plural pandiculations)

A stretching and stiffening of the trunk and extremities, as when fatigued and drowsy or on waking, often accompanied by yawning.

http://essentialsomatics.com/hanna-somatics-articles-case-studies/pandiculation-safe-alternative-stretching

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Why Do You Stretch After Sleeping?

 

Every morning when you wake up, instinct takes over, and you feel compelled to stretch out your body. Why do we do this? Aside from feeling good, it actually does help to wake you up. Stretching works to increase flexibility and range of motion in the muscles and joints. It also improves circu…

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5 Awesome Ligaments

How much do you enjoy moving? A lot, I bet. While many attribute our ability to move to the muscular system, it actually goes a little deeper than that! Your skeletal system is a rigid organ (yep, it’s living tissue!) that, without your awesome ligaments, wouldn't be able to move normally!

Liga…

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Chiropractic Australia president Rod Bonello responds to RACGP.

"The RACGP stands accused of an “injustice” against patients after it urged GPs to stop referrals to chiropractors.
On Wednesday, the college said GPs should “seriously reconsider any support for chiropractic involvement” in the care of patients, saying the evidence base for chiropractic was li…

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Five Cool Facts about the Middle and Inner Ear

 

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the sound of some awesome anatomy truthiness coming atcha! The middle and inner ear are kind of overlooked in the cool anatomical structures department, so I decided to honor some of the awesome things inside that head of yours.

1. The smallest bone in the bo…

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My previous Chiropractor didn’t do that?

 

Like all health professionals we get stuck in our opinions as to the cause of dysfunction and what best approach to take when treating.  Most experienced practitioners understand that things change over time and we learn that not all our patients appear to respond equally to the same stimulus …

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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-01-15/goal-setting-failure-and-new-year-resolutions/7090482

You are probably going to fail. Well, not fail exactly, but it's unlikely you will achieve your goal in the way you envisage.

This may not sound very encouraging. It's vital you understand this when you decide to make a change to your life, like when you've made a new year's resolution.

But i…

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Why Different Painkillers are only effective for certain types of pain

 
Adapted from the Conversation
 
Whether it’s your head, tooth or back, when you’re in pain, it’s hard to think about anything else. If it’s not too strong, some can ride it out. But in many cases, the pain just gets worse and won’t go away until you take something.
Medicine…

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The Power of Placebo

 

What if each of us could make the symptoms of an illness disappear? Cast a spell so powerful it would actually rid us of pain, help us walk, or breathe better? For centuries placebos have been thought of as fake medicine involving trickery and deceit, but Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo pulls…

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Indian rock breakers, tea pickers rely on Australian chiropractors for back and neck relief

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-03/chiropractors-assist-those-in-need-in-siliguri/5991558

 

Gut Reaction This article is an excerpt from the catalyst program Gut Reaction which is available to watch via ABC IView.

Food - it's a wonderful thing, yet an everyday thing. Who would have thought new discoveries about food would be getting scientists so excited? The remarkable new discoveries are telling us that our current eating habits could be making us sick. Very sick. Indeed, our food might be contributing to h…

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Emerging research trends on the relationship between sleep and pain

Emerging research trends on the relationship between sleep and pain

The relationship between pain and sleep quality is well reported in the literature. Sleep complaints are present in up to 88% of chronic pain disorders and at least 50% of patients presenting with insomnia also suffer chronic pain.…

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What is fast exercise?

What is fast exercise?

There is a persistent widespread belief in the fitness industry that the more time you spend exercising, the better. Only those who dedicate themselves to punishingly lengthy workouts can expect their body fat to plummet, their muscles to become exquisitely defined, to finall…

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19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

This article was popular on the internet earlier this year so we thought to include it. It was printed on various sites so we are not sure who the original author was.

 

1. You have to make the call you’re afraid to make.  2. You have to get up …

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5 Ways Good Posture Makes You Look Thinner

 

Better posture is one of the best quick fixes we have for achieving a slimmer appearance. Many people do themselves a disservice by holding their bodies in ways that make them look heavier than they really are. Improving your posture instantly gives you a taller, thinner, and more confident look…

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Paleo

Paleo

Fruit and meat is good to eat and veges and fish should fill your dish

But sugar and grain will cause you pain and if it comes from a packet your diet should lack it

-      Unknown.

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You are your Connectome

 

What does a connectome look like?

A connectome is a map of the brain as a network of neurons. If you want a mental picture, think of the flight maps you see in the back of airline magazines, except replace each city with a neuron and each flight by a connection between neurons. Now scale up the…

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What is A Subluxation?

What is A Subluxation?

In chiropracticvertebral subluxation is a set of signs and symptoms of the spinal column.

A lesion or dysfunction in a joint or motion segment in which alignment, movement integrity and/or physiological function are altered, although contact between joint surfaces rem…

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The Cookie Thief

Anonymous

A woman was waiting at the airport one night, 
With several long hours before her flight. 
She hunted for a book in the airport shop, 
Bought a bag of cookies & found a place to drop. 

She was engrossed in her book, but happened to see, 
That the man beside her, as bold as could be…

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