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Cracking your neck: is it bad?

Cracking your neck: is it bad?

Do You Crack Your Neck? Do you find yourself cracking your neck when it feels tight or sore? are you doing this more and more lately? Do you wonder if cracking your neck is bad for you? If this sounds like you, you are not alone. This is a very common problem. In this...

What does a chiropractor cost in Townsville?

What does a chiropractor cost in Townsville?

How much does a visit to a Townsville Chiropractor cost?   If you are considering seeing a chiropractor for the treament of neck pain, headaches or low back pain, one of the things you will want to know is "How much does a chiropractor cost in Townsville?”  This blog...

DVA and Chiropractic

DVA and Chiropractic

Does DVA cover Chiropractic? As Townsville Chiropractors we are asked regularly if DVA pays for chiropractic for its members. The good news is that many DVA card holders and their family members are eligible for DVA funded chiropractic care! At Ansell Chiropractic we...

ADF Family Health Program

ADF Family Health Program

Does the ADF Family Health Program cover chiropractic? Did you know the ADF Family Health Program can cover the cost of your chiropractic care? This program provides ADF member’s dependants with up to $800 per person of subsidised health. ADF Family Health Program was...

Spinal Health Week May 2023

Spinal Health Week May 2023

Are you tired of Headaches Holding You Back? Spinal Health Week 2023 (22-28 May) is the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) national campaign dedicated to improving the spinal health of all Australians. In 2023, the focus of Spinal Health Week is on the impact...

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis

Do you suffer from numbness, tingling or weakness in a hand, arm, foot or leg? Do you get pain or cramping in your legs when you stand for long periods? Is the pain relieved when you bend forward or sit? You could be suffering from Spinal Stenosis. Did you know that...

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

Do you suffer from sharp or aching pain in your buttocks that becomes worse when you move your hip?  Do you have pain, tingling, or numbness down the back of your thigh, calf and foot?   You may be suffering from Piriformis Syndrome. This blog will explain what...

Do I need x-rays

Do I need x-rays

You go to one chiropractor with neck pain or back pain and they tell you they will not start your treatment without full spine x-rays. Then you go to a different chiropractor with the exact same symptoms and they will tell you x-rays are not needed at all. Does it get...

Spondylothesis and Chiropractic

Spondylothesis and Chiropractic

We are often asked by patients who have been diagnosed with a spondylolisthesis (Spondy) if chiropractic care can help them. The answer is that there is often a lot we can do to help. Spondylolisthesis is a common condition we see many times a week in our clinic and...

How Many Chiropractic Adjustments

How Many Chiropractic Adjustments

Types of Chiropractic Care Why is it that one chiropractor will tell you to come back when it hurts whilst another chiropractor wants to put you on a program of care over weeks or months for exactly the same problem?   How many chiropractic adjustments do you...

Chiropractor Near Me

Chiropractor Near Me

Chiropractor near me is not the best question Chiropractor near me is a very common google search entry. Unfortunately, it will not help you find the best Chiropractor for you, just the nearest one. Most people will happily travel a bit further for the best dentist,...

Has My Back “Gone Out”?

Has My Back “Gone Out”?

Has your back ever “gone out?” Have you ever bent over to pick something up or lifted something awkwardly and suddenly you have a sharp stabbing pain in your back? It can be so severe that you can’t move at all. Does this mean you have “put your back out?” This blog...

Ice vs. Heat: Which is best?

Ice vs. Heat: Which is best?

Ice or Heat? How do you know which one to use Muscle pain, joint pain and injuries can really stop you in your tracks. When you are injured or in pain, getting relief fast is extremely important. Both ice and heat can play a role in your relief, when used at the right...

Bulging Disc – What you need to know

Bulging Disc – What you need to know

do you have a BULGING DISC? Have you been told a bulging disc is causing your back or your neck pain? If yes have, then relax, you are not alone. I have been a chiropractor in Townsville for over 35 years and at least once a week, a patient will tell me their symptoms...

Best Chiropractor in Townsville

Best Chiropractor in Townsville

Who is the best chiropractor in Townsville?  Who is the best chiropractor in Townsville? If you ask five different people, they will probably give you five different answers. So really, is there a best chiropractor in Townsville at all?   The reality is that who is...

Can Swimming help low back pain?

Can Swimming help low back pain?

Townsville Chiropractor believes swimming helps low back pain Over many years of practice we have found that swimming is an excellent form of low impact aerobic exercise that enables patients with lower back pain to improve both the flexibility and strength of your...

7 proven tips to improve your sleep

7 proven tips to improve your sleep

Why is sleep so important? Did you know that while you are asleep and your body is resting, your brain is actually hard at work? It is controlling your body temperature, boosting your immune system, keeping your heart and blood vessels healthy, controlling your brain...

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