Research as of June 2020 showed that foam rolling.. Gave participants decreased muscle pain, increased pressure-pain threshold, improved joint position sense, attenuated force loss, and reduced threshold to detect passive movement compared with passive recovery at 24 and 48 hours post exercise. If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Bundoora Today! Health Wise Chiropractic Su
Super interesting research coming out in June 2020 The trial was over 6 visits in 3 weeks and found that Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain had NO DIFFERENCE in their outcomes if they received Chiropractic treatment alone versus Chiropractic treatments WITH myofascial release If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Bundoora Today! Health Wise Chiropractic Sunbury- Shop 3/21 D
Latest research shows that phyisical therapy can improve patient outcomes Six weeks of supervised PT twice a week resulted in significant short-term improvements in symptom severity, physical function, back and leg pain, and gait disturbance compared with once a week and/or home exercise alone. Reference Therapeutic Advantages of Frequent Physical Therapy Sessions for Patients With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Masakazu Minetama If you want more information. Please call Health Wise
Did you know that sleep apnea has been associated with morning headaches? Hypoarousal during sleep and periods of hypoxia are associated with cluster headache, the latter likely involving inflammatory processes rather than apnea Cluster headache is a rare form of headache associated with sleep and even speculated to be a manifestation of a sleep disorder rather than a primary headache Reference Exploring the Connection Between Sleep and Cluster Headache: A Narrative Review Jo
Some new research into the effects of migraines Some P300 studies suggest a potential impairment of information processing, as reflected by only few findings of interictal decreased amplitude and prolonged latency, ictal augmented amplitude and prolonged latency, changes in cognitive habituation, and limited capacity to relocate attention away from painful stimuli What is p300? TheP300(P3) wave is an event-related potential (ERP) component elicited in the process of decision
In a prospective cohort study of Australian schoolchildren (n = 1239, mean age 9 years), the associations between sleep problems at baseline and new onset of both musculoskeletal pain and persistent musculoskeletal pain (pain lasting > 3 months) 1 year later were investigated using logistic regression. One-year incidence proportion for musculoskeletal pain onset is 43% and 7% for persistent musculoskeletal pain. Sleep problems were associated with musculoskeletal pain onset a
The average person in the western world has 17 teaspoons of sugar a day! Which is DOUBLE, thats right DOUBLE, the recommended amount from multiple health organisations The world health organisation recommends NO MORE than 50g a day of sugar Types of sugars are Dextrose Fructose Galactose Glucose Lactose Maltose Sucrose Maltodextrin High-Fructose Corn Syrup Corn syrup Caramel syrup Heres a little cheat, if it ends in -ose, it is a SUGAR Benefits of quitting sugar 1- Research s
What is the Y-Strap? This is a stretching tool allows spine stretching by supporting the sub occipital region of the spine to DECOMPRESS the cervical, dorsal and lumbar parts of the spine The MAIN GOAL is to stretch the spine, relax the muscles, increase the intervertebral foramina gap and reduce the pressure on the nerves If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Bundoora Today
Symptoms of Vitamin b12 deficiency can include Fatigue Shortness of Breath Heart palpitations Tingling - pins and needles in the extremities Poor Balance Loss of concentration RISK factors are smokers, alcohol consumers, vegetarians, medications like proton pump inhibitors and antacids Even though studies show people who are overweight have lower Vitamin B12 , there is LITTLE evidence to show that a Vitamin B12 deficiency does lead to weight gain If you want more information.
Water is essential for EVERY cell and organ in the body Why ? It regulates body temperature , lubricates joints , transport nutrients, removes waste and circulate blood Signs you are dehydrated dry mouth dry skin tiredness headaches The paler the colour of your urine , the better hydrated you are How to rehydrate -Water, if you are a salty sweater, replace sodium and fluid - Skim and low fat milk- due to the high quality protein leading to muscle repair and rebuilding process
EXTRA VIRIGN OLIVE OIL! Olive oil is 100% natural and is high in antioxidants It contains a good source of Vitamin E and K The anti oxidants in the oil enables it to have anti inflammatory effects due to the antioxidant oleocanthal, which can be as effective as ibuprofen If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Bundoora Today! Health Wise Chiropractic Sunbury- Shop 3/21 Dornoch
Walking 10 000 steps a day is roughly 8 kilometres It can be traced back to the 60s in Japan where is was recommended that you need 10 000 steps a day to be healthy A recent study found that after 6 months of paticipants doing 10 000 steps their BMI decreased by 3.7% The amount of calories burnt by walking 10 000 steps is affected by genetics and pace of your walk. If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our
Almost 10,000 people with heart disease were part of clinical study testing the effect of statin medications. Over four years, the people had regular assessments of their health and body weight. People with the highest degree of body weight fluctuation were much more likely to suffer from heart disease, heart attack, stroke and other heart-related problems compared to people who had only small changes in weight. For every 1.5 to two kilograms in weight fluctuation, the risk o
Its that time of the year where my waiting room is full of people with garden related injuries!
here are some helpful tips from the ACA on how to garden better for your spine Warm up
Gardening may not be an extreme sport, however any movement of the body should involve some form of warming up. Start with lighter tasks to wake up the muscles, especially your back. It’s important to listen to your body as well and try not to over-work yourself.
Take frequent breaks
The piriformis muscle and the psoas muscle keep the back, hip and legs ALIGNED The piriformis helps ROTATE your hip and allows you to turn your leg and foot outward. The muscle runs along the SCIATIC nerve If the psoas muscle is too tight, it will pull the lower part of your spine forward while pulling the upper part of your spine backward. This, of course, has a knock-on effect on the piriformis because it cannot sit in its proper place. If your piriformis is too tight it wi
How we can help: We focus on the 3 key muscles - masseter- The main muscle in chewing - the temporalis- also a muscle for chewing and the pterygoid Other areas of concern are suboccipital muscles and the top 2 vertebrae. If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Bundoora Today! Health Wise Chiropractic Sunbury- Shop 3/21 Dornoch Drive Sunbury 3429 Health Wise Chiropractic Bundoo
Many people don't realise that chiropractors can help with congestion and pain in the sinuses Your sinuses are made up of eight hollow spaces in the bones of the forehead, cheeks and temples. Problems arise with allergies, sinusitis or a sinus infection. This causes the LININGS of your sinuses become INFLAMED- this leads to tissue filling up with MUCUS and CAN NOT drain as normal. The team at Health Wise Chiropractic will mainly work on MAXILLARY and FRONTAL SINUS. If you wa
On Monday we sent out an email specifying what we are doing at our clinic until we are advised to change with government regulations. We have implemented -Cleaning: After every session we are sanitising tables and equipment -Hand wash facilities and multiple hand sanitiser options in clinic -No staff have or will travel -No Patients are coming that are at risk of infecting others -No Toys, Magazines, Food is in the clinic to touch to limit cross infection -All Staff have comp
Dowagers Hump is between 20-40% of the population
This hump is an outward curvature of the thoracic vertebrae of the upper back. This leaves you with a forward head posture. 3 stretches you can do from today 1- Pectoral stretch 2- Upper Back Stretch 3- Chin Translation If you want more information. Please call Health Wise Chiropractic 03 9467 7889 or book online to see one of our Chiropractors in Sunbury or Bundoora Today! Health Wise Chiropractic Sunbury- Shop 3/21 Dornoch