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October 2019 NewsLetter

By Theo Blote | September 30, 2019

Workplace Wellness Strategies Practicing healthy habits is important wherever you are, and since most of us spend hours each day at work behind a desk, it can be a challenge to keep up on our wellness. Instead of giving in to our newfound “workaholic” lifestyle, consider these three ways you can ensure you’re putting your…

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‘Text Neck’ And Bad Posture In Teens .

By Theo Blote | June 26, 2019

IPhones, Ipads, Ipods, Xbox, Playstation, you name it, our generation of kids have it! And now Text neck! Who would have thought that the use of smartphone & tablet devices could create such frequent occurring neck pain, that it has its own definable term? Posture, especially good upright posture, is declining fast. With usage on…

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Do you wake up with Aching Joints?

By Theo Blote | June 10, 2019

Cold mornings and aching joints. A painful reality for too many people. Why do we get aching joints? Check this short video by Dr Theo on why we get aching joints. Simple strategies: Improve our diet to remove inflammatory foods Choose supplements that can reduce inflammation such as Fish oils, Tumeric, Ginger & Boswelia Increase…

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Why Does My Back Hurt?

By Theo Blote | May 27, 2019

Back problems are common conditions. Estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2014–15 National Health Survey show about 3.7 million Australians (16% of the population) have back problems. It is estimated that 70–90% of people will suffer from lower back pain in some form at some point in their lives. Why is back pain so…

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‘I Can Normally Adjust Myself’

By Theo Blote | May 16, 2019

When a chiropractor adjusts (restores motion) the spine, the by product of this is often referred to by patients as The ‘pop’, ‘crack’ or ‘noise’. This sound however is not made by bones, rather it is in fact a small amount of gas released within the joint. When a person takes their own joints through…

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My back pain is normal.

By Theo Blote | May 7, 2019

When a new client is seen for the first time in my office, I take my time to investigate what is going on for them and understand why this person might be struggling with their aches and pain. People will always list their highest pain first, the one thing that is bugging them the most,…

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Is my leg pain, Sciatica or Something Else?

By Theo Blote | April 16, 2019

Leg pain occurs for many different reasons. However not all leg pain is sciatica. Scaitica is pain down the leg below the knees in either on or both legs. The Sciatic nerve originates in the Lumbar Spine (low back) and travels through the muscle in our buttock and into the leg down to our big…

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Is My Baby In Pain?

By Theo Blote | August 20, 2018

Spinal Misalignments Can Make for a Cranky Baby New parents quickly become accustomed to their baby’s cries. But when mum or dad take care of the typical problems and baby still cries, what might be the cause? A cry is the only way your infant can let you know that something is wrong. Many parents…

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

By Theo Blote | August 13, 2018

Are You Sleeping enough? ‘I Slept like a baby’, it sounds funny because in reality a baby’s sleep is the most interrupted sleep there is.  Yet a good nights’ sleep is vital to your health and since 1/3 of our life is spend sleeping working towards a better nights rest shouldn’t overlooked. A great article…

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Does My Child Have Scoliosis?

By Theo Blote | August 9, 2018

Checking For Scoliosis Scoliosis in Kids is an abnormal sideways curve within the spine that, if not caught early, can worsen with age, cause significant back pain, and lead to arthritis in the spine. We want your children to grow healthy and strong, which is why it’s important to know the signs of scoliosis and…

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