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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 it...

What does a chiropractor cost in Townsville?

What does a chiropractor cost in Townsville?

How much does a Townsville Chiropractor visit cost?   If you are thinking about visiting a chiropractor  you may be thinking “How much does a chiropractor cost in Townsville?” We anonymously contacted every clinic in Townsville to find out what they are currently...

Chiropractor Near Me

Chiropractor Near Me

Chiropractor near me may not be 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. You will happily travel a bit further for the best dentist,...

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...

5 Best Neck Exercises to do at Home

5 Best Neck Exercises to do at Home

Do you suffer from Neck Pain and tightness? Does neck pain interfere with your life? Do you struggle to find a way to relieve it at home? We’ve put together 5 exercises to do at home to help get your neck moving and relieve your pain. Neck Pain is a particularly...

Chiro or Physio: which is best for you?

Chiro or Physio: which is best for you?

Chiro or Physio: which is the best? Chiro or Physio who should you see. This blog aims to help you discover if a Townsville Chiropractor or Physiotherapist will be best suited to you. It is designed solely to give you background information about the two professions...

Medicare can pay for your chiropractic care

Medicare can pay for your chiropractic care

Medicare will pay the cost of your chiropractic care At least once a week a patient will ask us "Does Medicare cover Chiropractic?" or Can I bulk bill my chirorpactic visits" We are happy to tell them that the answer is yes. Not all chiropractors will bulkbill...

Best Tips to Beat Travel Pain

Best Tips to Beat Travel Pain

How to prevent and relieve the pain of travelling When you suffer from back or neck pain the thought of a long trip by car or plane can be frightening. The seats can become very uncomfortable and having to sit still for long periods of time can be a very painful...

Text Neck

Text Neck

Is your posture to blame for your neck pain and headaches? Technology is something we all rely on more everyday and makes many tasks easier. One thing technology does not help us with is our posture. Whether on the computer or using your phone or tablet it seems to...

Fatal headaches – 7 symptoms you must not ignore

Fatal headaches – 7 symptoms you must not ignore

how to recognise headaches that could be fatal Headaches are an extremely common problem in Australian society. Indeed it is estimated that about 70% of our population suffer from headaches of some kind. In a small number of cases a headache can be caused by a...

5 Best Low Back Exercises to do at Home

5 Best Low Back Exercises to do at Home

Low back exercises can help improve your spine Do you suffer from aches and pains in your low back? Well you are not alone, almost 4 million Australians have back problems at any one time and up to 90% of people will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their...

Migraine or Headache?

Migraine or Headache?

Discover how to tell the difference between migraines and headaches Migraine or Headache? When you have severe head pain it can be very difficult to tell which of these two you are actually experiencing. Knowing how to tell the difference will help you get faster...

Sciatica – Types, Causes and Treatments

Sciatica – Types, Causes and Treatments

What causes sciatica and how to treat it If you have ever suffered from sciatica you will know how painful and disruptive it can be. Sciatica can stop you being able to do the most basic things such as walking, bending or sitting and severely interrupt your life. Find...

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