Latest Posts from Dr Theo

‘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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When To See A Chiropractor

By Theo Blote | March 5, 2018

Five Signs You Should See a Chiropractor The common belief is that you only see a chiropractor when you have back pain.  Maybe you lifted something, woke up one morning with a stiff neck, or had a fall and now that pain just won’t go away. Whatever the reason, the fact remains that most people…

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[SELF-TALK – shaping your health]

By Theo Blote | January 30, 2018

WOW! January is already almost done. How are your resolutions going? Did you even make a resolution? Maybe we are getting so used to failing at our decisions for improvement that we have stopped making resolutions. I know for myself, it has already been a bit of a stop start kind a year. However I…

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Why Do I Need To Keep Coming?

By Theo Blote | January 17, 2018

Landmark Study Shows Benefit of Maintenance Care Senna, M.K. and Machaly, S.A. (2011) “Does maintained Chiropractic adjustments for chronic non-specific low back pain result in better long-term outcome?” Spine. Aug 15;36(18):1427-37. Sixty patients, with chronic, non-specific Low Back Pain (LBP) lasting at least 6 months, were randomized to receive either (1) 12 treatments of sham adjustments (SMT)…

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Jimboomba Chiropractic: Caring for the health of all

By Theo Blote | September 7, 2017

Jimboomba Chiropractic – More than just a local business One of the region’s newest businesses has its eyes not on profits, but philanthropy at its heart. Jimboomba Chiropractic and HQ Espresso have opened up its doors allowing local customers the opportunity to access chiropractic services and healthy food options, all while playing a role in helping…

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